Entries by Clare Pomfrey

Message from the Headteacher – Mrs John

It was wonderful to receive some feedback from the National Young Mathematician Awards this week. Four Year 8 students took part in the competition this year and they were an incredible inspiration to the team. Ash Morgan, the Centre Director from Explore Learning, Watford commented “A huge well done to Catherine, Aamina, Nathan and Ben! […]

Remembrance at Stanborough

Alfie Kerr, 13K, writes: On Friday the 9th of November the whole school gathered on the field to witness a remembrance service conducted by Mrs John, my self and Dave Forster from the WGC branch of the Royal British Legion. Students were gathered on the field just after 11 o’clock and were stood in place […]

Making the most of half term

Edgar Kager, 13H, writes: During half term Joseph Lowton and I were given the fantastic opportunity to spend time gaining work experience from one of the school governors. Jon Earnshaw, CTO of Pi Datametrics, was more than happy to take us on for four days at his London based cloud software consultancy office to learn […]

National Young Mathematicians’ Award

Mrs K. Coldwell, KS5 and G&T Leader, Maths, writes: On Thursday 8th November, four mathematically talented Year 8 students took part in the National Young Mathematicians’ Awards Round 1 at the Explore Learning Centre in Watford. The competition was based on a set of problems using dice and the sums which are possible when certain […]

Year 12 Art Workshop

Miss A. Barnard, Subject Leader: Art, writes: On Monday 5th November, Year 12 students were given the opportunity to take part in an oil painting workshop at Mardleybury Gallery, funded by the Art Society of Welwyn Garden City. Students were able to experiment with new and exciting media to further explore our current unit of […]

Message from the Headteacher – Mrs John

It is always a pleasure to welcome the community back after the holiday! It has been good to hear the Year 11 students talk about the intensive revision that has taken place in the half term break. The majority of students continue to work extremely hard in the lead up to the Year 11 mock […]

MBDA Girls in Engineering Day

Miss G. Hawker, Deputy Curriculum Leader: Design and Technology, writes: On Friday 19th October, five Year 8 students and I took part in a fantastic opportunity at MBDA in Stevenage. The students took part in an event called ‘Engineer for a Day’. The event is focused on giving girls the opportunity to have a go […]

Another great year for the Duke of Edinburgh scheme

Mrs G. Elliott, DofE co-ordinator, writes:  Bronze Award Groups 2018-2019 This year, 66 Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award participants in Y10 will start the different sections of the Award; 58 will take part in the walking expedition and eight in the canoeing expedition. There is a meeting organised on 14th November where more information will […]

Message from the Headteacher – Mrs John

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the staff, parents and students who have made me feel so welcome since I started in September. It has been an enjoyable, busy and rewarding first eight weeks and I look forward to seeing all of our students back at school and refreshed on […]