Entries by Clare Pomfrey

Annual Visit to Houses of Parliament

Mr R. Hobson, Subject Leader: Politics, writes: On Monday 30th October, the government and politics department went on their annual visit to the Houses of Parliament. Students enjoyed a tour of parliament, including Westminster Hall, a number of committee rooms and the central lobby. Unfortunately, our timing was such that we weren’t able to visit […]

Year 11 Visit to Tate Modern and ArcelorMittal Orbit

Miss A. Barnard, Subject Leader: Art, writes: On Tuesday 17th October, Year 10 and 11 art students took a trip to London to visit the Tate Modern and the Turbine Hall to support the contextual element of their personal portfolio. Students were able to view original art work first hand as well as gain inspiration […]

Technology Day for Handside Partnership

Ms M. Busby, Art Technician, writes: Unfortunately, Lakeside could not attend our technology day due unforeseen circumstances but we ploughed on with Stanborough and Applecroft students.  Mr Bell, our technology technician, made up some wonderful templates for the students to follow and Mr Beevor was on hand to show the students how to use the […]

Y11 GCSE Geography Field Trip to Norfolk 2017

Mr D. Cunningham, Subject leader: Geography, writes: Due to the specification changes, geography coursework has changed this year. Now, instead of completing a write up of a geographical enquiry, students will be examined on it in the paper 3 unit of the exam. This means they have to know the complete procedure from start to […]

Year 7 Students visit Spy Missions

Mrs A. Venneear, Year Leader: Year 7, writes: On Tuesday 3rd, Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th October, Year 7 visited Spy Missions in Milton Keynes. Everyone was excited but a little apprehensive as we did not know what to expect. Upon arrival, we were made to feel welcome by the staff and everyone was seated […]

Dance Workshop with Boy Blue Entertainment

Miss F. Smith, Subject Leader: Dance, writes: On Thursday 5th October, all Year 10 dance students took part in a workshop which explored styles and themes from their set work ‘Emancipation of Expressionism’. The workshop was led by Lara McCabe who is one of the dancers from the company. Lara is currently working on performances […]

STEM Family Challenge

Miss R. Hooper, Curriculum Leader: Science writes;   On Tuesday 3rd October, Stanborough School hosted its first STEM Family Challenge. Family and friends of Year 8 and Year 9 students joined us for an evening of fun filled, hands-on, STEM based activities where they had the opportunity to compete with other families. It was heart-warming to […]

Students score great advice at Arsenal

Mrs E. Ahmad, Student Career Pathways, Vocational Education and Enterprise Leader, Business, writes: 6th form students joined 6000 others at this year’s exciting and informative UK University Search Fair at Arsenal Emirates Stadium last Friday. The event provided our students with the opportunity to speak to representatives from a multitude of places, such as Oxford […]