Entries by Clare Pomfrey

Stanborough School’s Production of “Our House”

Mr S. McQueen, Subject leader: Drama, writes: On Wed 6th – Fri 8th February, five months of hard work came to fruition in three outstanding performances of this year’s school production, “Our House”. The work began way back in September when auditions were held and rehearsals began, with students working hard to learn lines, songs, […]

Holocaust Memorial Event ‘Torn from Home’

Mrs A. Wallis, Deputy Year Leader for Year 10, writes: To show support within the community, Stanborough School were invited to join other schools from Welwyn and Hatfield, to a Holocaust Memorial event. All the schools that attended performed presentations on Nazi Persecution, the Holocaust and the genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda and Bosnia at an […]

Duke of Edinburgh Update

On Saturday 2nd February, our new Gold Group, made up of six very motivated Year 12 students, started to train and plan the expedition section of their award. Our trainer was very impressed by their ability to discuss route planning and other aspects of the expedition in a mature and thoughtful way. They will continue […]

Politics Students Visit Parliament

Thomas Gray,12A, writes: London welcomed the Year 12 Government and Politics class on Friday 18th January 2019. After the eventful House of Commons votes earlier that week, everyone felt excited to get a tour of the battleground of British politics; the Houses of Parliament. The train and tube trip were navigated well, and everyone made […]

First Lego League Competition returns to Stanborough!

Mrs M. O’Connor, Deputy Curriculum Leader: IT & Computing, writes: On Saturday 12th January, Stanborough School hosted a heat of the FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition for the third year in a row. We welcomed teams from all across the country. FIRST LEGO League is an international competition organised by FIRST for primary and secondary […]

Year 8 Options

Mrs V. Hargreaves, Year leader: Year 8, writes: This week was the start of ‘Year 8 Opportunities’ process, where a range of different events have been planned to help students think about their GCSE options and their future plans. This started with Opportunities Afternoon on Monday 14th January where students were introduced to the options […]