Letter to parents 18.05.2020

Daniel HopaNews

Dear Parents/Guardians, Thank you for your support during this challenging, uncertain time.  Our school has now been closed for over eight weeks.  We continue to do our best to provide a high quality education for your children. In light of recent government announcements and to ensure you are kept informed in how your child is learning, we would like to share the following … Read More

A Message from the Headteacher

Daniel HopaNews

Stanborough School is situated on the serene Stanborough Park in Watford. From inception in 1919, school administration has held firm to the principle that education is the harmonious development of the physical, the mental and the spiritual powers. Stanborough still seeks to prepare its pupils for the joy of service in this world and for the higher joy of wider service in … Read More

Winter Wonderland Trip 8 Dec 2019

Daniel HopaBoarding, News, News & Events, Trips

Christmastime in London would never be complete without a visit to the West End. So, with the end of term tests and mock exams a fading memory, and just 16 days left in the countdown to Christmas, the Boarding School students voted to spend their last weekend of the autumn term combining shopping on Oxford Street with a visit to … Read More

Garston School wins 3rd prize in Suffragette Competition

Daniel HopaCompetition, News

Richard Harrington MP recently invited schools to an art competition to commemorate 100 years since the Representation of the People Act 1918.  Mr Harrington said “The Representation of the People Act 1918 was a vital step towards the rights women have today, and the centenary of that Act is an important opportunity for us to reflect on our progress.  That … Read More

Up For Marine Engineering?

Daniel HopaClasswork, News

I have never thought about being an engineer before, so I was not particularly excited about this workshop. I like to study maths and physics, but engineering wasn’t an option that I considered until the Marine Engineering Workshop that Stanborough School organised for us.  A friendly marine engineer came to deliver the workshop and it was an interesting experience for … Read More

How Do You Know Summer Is Knocking?

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How do you know summer is knocking? Simple: it starts knocking straight after Stanborough’s Arts Festival! And this year has been no different. Arts Festival was an evening to dazzle: instrumental and vocal music, poetry, drama, drums, dancing and even a wedding. That’s right, Mr Hopa finally shared with the school the truth about how he chose a wife some … Read More

Garston students return from India teaching trip

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Five teenagers from a Garston secondary school spent two weeks in India in February on a character-building trip teaching children in a school attached to an orphanage. Pupils from Stanborough Secondary School have been involved in annual trips to India for the past twenty years since recently-retired science teacher Kish Poddar took a group of 14 students to a small … Read More

Stanborough Ultra Academy Business Club

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There was a buzz of excitement as the students made their pitches.  One pitch was for a cupcake business, while another was for slime – yes, slime!  Students have been attending the UltraAcademy business club for four weeks now, on Wednesday afternoons, after school.  They have learnt about business and entrepreneurship, how to create a product, how to make a … Read More