Entries by Clare Pomfrey

The Scores on the Doors….

Mrs E. Ahmad, Student Career and Enterprise Leader, writes: The evening of 6th February saw Dragons Apprentice challenge team ‘Stanborough Saints’ support a local business and bring together members of the community at their organised quiz night in the award winning restaurant ‘The Don’. The aim of the quiz was to raise awareness and money […]

Sports Report 1st – 7th February

Sports Report 1st – 7th February Mr P. Harris, Curriculum Leader: PE, writes:  County Cross Country Congratulations to Louise Grenfell in 7BM who came 5th this weekend in the County Cross Country Championship. After qualifying through the District Championship Louise took part against over 100 other students who are the best in each district. It […]

Paul Hannaford: Tackling Drugs, Changing Lives Talk

Mrs J. Vlijter, Assistant Headteacher, writes:  On Friday Paul Hannaford came into school to talk to all students during the day, and parents in the evening. He shared with us his life story, how he had been a  gang leader, in prison, a heroin addict. It was truly shocking, and not for the faint hearted! […]

Year 13 Cultural Trip to Poland

Lauren Fisher, 13K, writes: On Friday 26th January, 19 Year 13 students, accompanied by Ms Bavishi and Mr Braybrook, left cold Welwyn Garden City for even colder Poland. After a short plane journey, we arrived at Hotel Alexander II in Kraków for an evening of exploring the town square (adorned still with Christmas decorations!) and […]

Holocaust Memorial Day January 2018

Mrs A. Wallis, Year 9 Deputy Year Leader: writes: The Council arranged a service to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday.  The day was intended to ensure that the horrendous crimes against humanity during the Holocaust and subsequent genocides are never forgotten and that its relevance for each new generation is understood.  This year the […]

Sports Report 24th January – 1st February

Sports Report 24th January – 1st February Mr P. Harris, Curriculum Leader: PE, writes:  Girls Netball Stanborough V Queenswood Stanborough Netball squads faced their toughest round of the year against District Champions Queenswood. The stars of the night were the Year 10 team who put on a magnificent display to beat their opponents. In very […]

Y8 Robotics Team Win Knockout Tournament & Engineering Skills Award!

Mr S. Benzid, Curriculum Leader: IT & Computing, write: On Saturday 20th January, five Year 8 students represented Stanborough School in the Robot Rumble Final Event ran by MBDA hosted at Hertfordshire University. This is the 11th instalment of this competition with Stanborough competing in the past eight competitions. The event was based on the […]

The Science Museum Visits Stanborough School

Miss R. Hooper, Subject Leader: Science, writes: On Thursday 18th January the Science Museum Outreach team joined us to perform some excellent science-based shows for Years 7- 9.  Years 7 and 9 took part in the ‘It Takes Guts’ show where they learned of the journey of food through the digestive system. There were plenty […]