Entries by Clare Pomfrey


Edna Richards, FOSS Chair, writes:  Grants to Stanborough School At the AGM in October FOSS were able to agree immediate funding for: £349.56 for 30 copies of “Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in Ten Simple Maps” £65.94 for a weighted blanket and a lightweight blanket for Compass £562 for an incubator for biological samples […]

Mock Interview Opportunity for Year 11

Annabel Dunstan, Year 11, writes: On 11th February, 14 members of staff from PayPoint visited Stanborough School to interview Year 11 students. Every student in Year 11 was given an allotted time to speak one-to-one with an employer about everything from our post-16 pathway choice to our future career plans. We had all completed our […]

PE & Dance Newsletter – 14th February 2020

Mr J Foster, PE Teacher, writes;  Student Shout out! Congratulations to Maggie in Year 8 who won two golds this weekend in the girls and mixed doubles in Badminton. Maggie is now through to a county competition! Congratulations to Archie Chaplin in Year 9 who has been invited to play for Chelsea in the Mumbai […]

Student Investor Challenge

Matthew Turnbull, Year 13 Finance student writes: Mrs Ramsamy’s Finance classes had another successful year with the ‘Student Investor Challenge’. The competition involves teams of four investing £100,000 of virtual money on the London Stock Exchange. We had to keep our two portfolios healthy by following the ups and downs of the market, judging when […]

Holocaust Memorial Event 2020

‘Stand Together’ Mrs A Wallis, Deputy Year Leader: Year 11 and HLTA, writes;  To show support within the community, Stanborough School were invited to join other schools from Welwyn and Hatfield at a Holocaust Memorial event. All the schools that attended performed presentations on Nazi Persecution, the Holocaust and the genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda and […]

PE & Dance Newsletter, 7th February 2020

Mr J Foster, PE Teacher, writes; It has been excellent to see so many students attending dance, basketball, athletics, table tennis and netball clubs this term. The extra-curricular timetable should be displayed on tutor boards so it is not too late to get involved! Fixtures Year 7 The Year 7 basketball team played very well […]

Handside Partnership visit to Lakeside

Mrs E Daplyn, Assistant Headteacher, writes: Six Stanborough students from Years 7 to 9 have volunteered to represent the school in our Handside Partnership with Applecroft and Lakeside schools. Our first meeting of the year took place at Lakeside school on Tuesday where students met and talked to students from the other two schools. At […]

House Competition

H Carter, Art, Design & Technology Teacher, writes: If you could have one superpower, and use it to make a positive impact on the planet, what would it be? Write a short poem to tell us all about your power and how it would make a difference to the planet. What issue would you tackle? […]