Entries by Clare Pomfrey

The Amgen Experience

Miss H Spiller, Subject Leader: Biology, writes: On Tuesday 9th October, five Year 12 Biology students from Stanborough were invited to Bishop’s Hatfield Girls’ School to take part in the AMGEN Biotech Experience. This is an innovative programme whereby schools have the opportunity to borrow, completely free, professional laboratory grade biotechnology equipment so that their […]

Message from the Headteacher – Mrs John

What an amazing end to the week! It was a real pleasure to spend Thursday evening watching our talented dance students take part in the 2018 House dance! I continue to be impressed with the extra curricular opportunities available to our Stanborough Students. The curriculum celebrates the diversity and utilises the skills, knowledge and cultural […]

Spy Missions

Mrs Venneear, Year Leader: Year 7, writes: On Tuesday 9th, Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th 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 in […]

Sports Report 10th – 17th October

It was a record breaking day on Monday for the PE department and extra curricula clubs. With two football games, seven netball matches and a football training session there were over 200 students involved in just one night! With two more football matches, a football five-a-side, two more netball games, multiple training sessions and lunchtime […]

Message from the Headteacher – Mrs John

Stanborough welcomed a group of ex-students after a very long break! The group of students, who all left in 1955, came to look around their old school. It was wonderful to receive the letter of thanks from the ex-students. “Just to say a big thank you to you and your team for yesterday’s visit. We […]

Run for Stanborough 2018

Mr T. Braybrook, Deputy Headteacher, writes: The sun shone, over a thousand students and staff walked around the lakes dressed in a variety of guises and the afternoon ended with four poor souls being covered in gunge. It could only be ‘Run for Stanborough’ day again! After the hiatus of last year being disrupted by […]

Well-Being at Stanborough School

Mrs V. Hargreaves, Year 8 Leader / Mental Health Lead, writes: This week we launched a new Twitter page, StanboroughWellbeing, which aims to share information on wellbeing and mental health, because the happiness and wellbeing of our students, parents and staff is of the utmost importance to us. This week, there have been two significant […]

Sports Report 1st – 10th October 2018

Football District League Results: Year 10 – Stanborough 4 – 0 Hertswood (J.Read, L.Mann, CJ Gilhooly x 2) Year 8 – Stanborough 4 – 6 Hertswood Stanborough Year 10s started the defence of their district title by seeing off Hertswood on Monday evening. Hertswood started strongly and tried to assert their physical presence, however Stanborough […]

Message from the Headteacher Mrs John

We opened our doors to 95 families on Monday and Wednesday as they joined us for the Open Morning visits. I have been overwhelmed by the positive feedback from so many of the parents and children who visited our school on these two days. Thank you to our wonderful ambassadors who were great role models. […]

Ex-Students return to Stanborough

Tuesday 2nd October saw a group of ex-students return to Stanborough after a very long break! The group of students, who all left in 1955, came to look around their old school. Unsurprisingly, much had changed since they left (including the fact that the school size at the time was approximately 300 students). However, they […]