Entries by Clare Pomfrey

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 […]

RAF 100 STEM Day

Miss R. Hooper, Curriculum Leader: Science, STEM Leader, writes: On Tuesday 26th September, almost 90 of our Year 9’s had the privilege of participating in the RAF 100 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) day. It was a fun-filled day of hands on, STEM based activities linked to situations engineers of the RAF may be […]

Raytheon Quadcopter Challenge

Miss C Burnham, Curriculum Leader: Design and Technology, writes: Last Friday our 2017 Quadcopter team (comprising of Year 9 GCSE engineering students, Matthew, Hugo, Izzy, Bryony and Elise) headed off for the launch of the competition. The Quadcopter challenge is a chance for students to participate in a hands-on STEM based engineering challenge to build […]

Stanborough School Charity 2017-18

Mr T. Braybrook, Deputy Headteacher, writes: I wrote in Stanborough Times at the end of last academic year and at the start of this new school year to update you on a successful year of fundraising. I was pleased to receive an email from Alison Wildley at Herts Young Homeless a few days ago, she […]

Stanborough Students Win at the Welwyn Photographic Competition

Ms A. Barnard, Subject Leader: Art, writes: As Welwyn Garden City celebrates its 100th birthday in 2020, Stanborough School got involved in the first event of the Centenary Celebrations. Back in the Spring term of 2017, we launched a photography competition set by the WGC Photographic Club and the Welwyn Garden City Centenary to encourage […]