Entries by Clare Pomfrey

World Book Day – Stanborough House Competition

The competition is simple…write an original short story – it can be about anything you choose but no longer than 500 words. Submit your typed story to literacy@stanborough.herts.sch.uk by Friday 20th February. Stories written by students in Year 7 and 8 will also be entered into the Radio 2 competition! Winners will receive Bronze, Silver […]

Break Time with the Headteacher!

Autumn Term 2019 Top Attitude To Learning Students Mrs M John, Headteacher, writes: It was a pleasure to meet with so many students in my office over the last two weeks. The top students in each year who achieved the highest Attitude To Learning (ATL) score last term were invited to ‘Break time with the […]

Year 7 Stanborough School Snow Dog Trail

Miss A Barnard, Curriculum Leader: Art, Design and Technology, writes: Once again, the Stanborough School Snow Dog Trail has seen a fantastic number of entries all in hope of winning the commissioned snow dog figurine donated from the official Snow Dog Trail organisation.  Well known for their hand painted designs, artists are commissioned to redesign […]

Non Uniform Day and Christmas Fayre 2019

Mr T Braybrook, Deputy Headteacher, writes:  It was great to kick off our annual fundraising for this year with a Christmas cornucopia  of fundraising last Thursday. We started with the amazing Christmas jumper and Christmas themed non-uniform which raised over £750.  Alongside the scrumptious  Christmas dinner served at lunchtime, students from all year groups gathered […]

AlterEgo Theatre Company comes to Stanborough

Mrs J Adams, Life Skills Leader, writes: On Monday 9th December, Year 8 had the privilege of watching a production called ‘Breaking the Chains’. The production aims to raise awareness around youth violence, focusing on knife crime as part of a public health approach to tackling the issue in and around our towns and cities. […]


Mrs M Hobbs, Assistant SENDCO, writes: DEAR arrived at Stanborough School this week! DEAR is Drop Everything And Read. On Thursday for the first 15 minutes of Period 1, ALL students and staff dropped everything and read their book. Students who arrived with a book and read silently for the 15 minutes received a Bronze […]

Stanborough School Mock Election

Mr R Hobson, Subject Leader: Politics, writes:  With the General Election taking place this week, Stanborough School has also been in campaign mode. Students from our Year 12 politics class have been working in five separate campaign teams competing for votes from Stanborough staff and students in Thursday’s mock election. The campaign kicked off last […]

Christmas Card Competition 2019

Miss A Barnard, Curriculum Leader: Art and Design Technology, writes: Our annual Christmas card competition was launched a few weeks back in preparation for the published design to be the formal school Christmas card for 2019.  Students who entered the competition earned valuable house points and a silver award for participation.  As usual, students blew […]

Maths Inspiration Trip

Mrs K Coldwell, STEM Leader: Mathematics, writes: On Thursday 5th December, a select group of Year 11 and Year 12 students made their way to the Phoenix Theatre in the West End for one of the annual Maths Inspiration shows. With the set of the hit musical “Come From Away” as a backdrop, the group […]