Entries by Clare Pomfrey

Dance Showcase 2019

Miss Smith, Subject Leader: Dance, writes: Congratulations to all the dancers who took part in this year’s Dance Showcase. The event celebrated the talents of a wide variety of Stanborough students including dance club students, BTEC classes and our Dance Captains. Many students also took advantage of our audition process and the competition was tough […]

Year 11 Leavers Assembly

Mrs Vlijter, Assistant Headteacher, writes:  Last Friday saw the last main GCSE exam for our Year 11 students (let’s not forget the final Polish writing exam this week!). There were tears as students engaged in that rite of passage of writing farewell messages on each other’s shirts, and collecting leaver’s hoodies. We had a fantastic […]

Future First Employability Sponsored by IGD

Mrs Adams, Life Skills Leader & HLTA with Careers, writes: A fantastically motivational morning was had by Year 9 as they met 16 employers from Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield. The sessions were led by Future First Employability which are sponsored by IGD, a research and training charity, who use a percentage of their profits […]

Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh Canoe Training

Miss Bowen, RE, Philosophy & Ethics Teacher, writes: Last weekend a group of Year 10s completed their Duke of Edinburgh Canoe training ready for them to complete their Canoeing Expedition in a few weeks’ time. On the first day of training the students got to grips with handling the canoes and working in pairs on […]

Sports Report – May 2019

Mr Harris, Joint Curriculum Leader: PE, writes: Congratulations Congratulations to Louise Grenfell (8BM) in continuing her path to becoming the next Jessica Ennis after taking part in the County Individual Pentathlon in Stevenage. Louise came 6th overall despite competing one year down from everyone else in the competition. She also set a PB of 2mins […]

Year 7 Visit to Mimosa

  Miss G. Hawker, Deputy Year Leader: Year 7 writes: Last week Year 7 went on the PGL trip to Mimosa in the south of France. We left on Monday 13th May with great excitement waving goodbye to the parents and ready for a long coach journey ahead. Having managed to survive the 20 hour […]

A Successful Weekend!

Mrs G. Elliott, DofE Co-ordinator, writes: Y10 Bronze Award Walking Group – Training/Practice Expedition – 11th and 12th May. Our Y10 Bronze Award participants took part in a two day training programme run by Wilderness Expertise, our Approved Activity Provider, to give them the necessary skills to cope with the expedition section, such as camp […]

Hertfordshire Families First Awards

Sarah Cafferty (Student and Family Support Worker) and Cheryl Bodrozic (School Family Worker) were recently nominated for a Hertfordshire Families First Award for a project they are currently delivering to students for the second time at Stanborough School. Despite strong competition they won and have been recognised as being the Hertfordshire Early Intervention Team of […]