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Felsted's French, Latin and music candidates achieve 100% A*/A grades

Felsted's French, Latin and music candidates achieve 100% A*/A grades

Felsted's French, Latin and music candidates achieve 100% A*/A grades

18 August 2022

Top performers included Felsted's head of school Kit Morley-Jacob, who achieved 4 A*s.


New generation of vets and doctors celebrates at Bishop's Stortford College

New generation of vets and doctors celebrates at Bishop's Stortford College

New generation of vets and doctors celebrates at Bishop's Stortford College

18 August 2022

Celebrations as 80% of students gain places at their first choice of university.


Hockerill Anglo-European College pupils on top of the world with IB results

Hockerill Anglo-European College pupils on top of the world with IB results

Hockerill Anglo-European College pupils on top of the world with IB results

18 August 2022

In all, 123 Year 13 pupils took the alternative to A-levels and achieved an average point score of 36 compared to the global average of 32.


Exam success secures apprenticeships for St Mary's students

Exam success secures apprenticeships for St Mary's students

Exam success secures apprenticeships for St Mary's students

18 August 2022

Tom Johnston said: "Everyone in the community is immensely proud of these students who have borne the brunt of the impact of the Covid pandemic."


Grove Cottage reveals building plans for 'best facilities possible'

Grove Cottage reveals building plans for 'best facilities possible'

Grove Cottage reveals building plans for 'best facilities possible'

18 August 2022

After a detailed review of spatial needs and operational requirements, a new improved scheme has been designed by Pardon Chambers Architects.


Birchwood A-level pair achieve five A*s to secure Oxford places

Birchwood A-level pair achieve five A*s to secure Oxford places

Birchwood A-level pair achieve five A*s to secure Oxford places

18 August 2022

William Blakey and Alex Sawyer are both set to study physics at the University of Oxford.


The Bishop’s Stortford High School A-levels: 'Phenomenal' results from 'fantastic' cohort

The Bishop’s Stortford High School A-levels: 'Phenomenal' results from 'fantastic' cohort

The Bishop’s Stortford High School A-levels: 'Phenomenal' results from 'fantastic' cohort

18 August 2022

Thomas White and William Worthy achieved clean sweep of four A*s – with the latter one of five now headed for Oxbridge universities.


Honorary degree for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Jane Gurney

Honorary degree for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Jane Gurney

Honorary degree for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Jane Gurney

18 August 2022

She was recognised for her work to expand and improve pre-hospital care.


Four-star! Herts and Essex A-level quartet achieve clean sweep of four A*s

Four-star! Herts and Essex A-level quartet achieve clean sweep of four A*s

Four-star! Herts and Essex A-level quartet achieve clean sweep of four A*s

18 August 2022

Herts & Essex High School hails Year 13 cohort who "surpassed all expectations with a phenomenal set of A-level results".


Leventhorpe head's tribute to 'superb young people' celebrating A-level success

Leventhorpe head's tribute to 'superb young people' celebrating A-level success

Leventhorpe head's tribute to 'superb young people' celebrating A-level success

18 August 2022

Top-performing students were Reece Mascall and Matthew Morrissey, who both achieved a clean sweep of 4 A* grades.


Birchwood High School students win team title at Rotary cook-off

Birchwood High School students win team title at Rotary cook-off

Birchwood High School students win team title at Rotary cook-off

16 August 2022

The team from Birchwood High School – Rebecca Bedwell, Kiaya Payne and Amber Owen – won the intermediate competition.


Grove Cottage nursery inspires gruelling drive across Europe

Grove Cottage nursery inspires gruelling drive across Europe

Grove Cottage nursery inspires gruelling drive across Europe

12 August 2022

Allison Smith and Nicky Rooke made a three-day journey from Saint Quentin, France, travelling through Italy to the finish line in Barcelona, Spain.


'What we are doing is going to be pretty special and unique to Stortford'

'What we are doing is going to be pretty special and unique to Stortford'

'What we are doing is going to be pretty special and unique to Stortford'

09 August 2022

While other schools across the town are silent, with students and staff enjoying the summer holidays, it is all systems go at Avanti Grange.


Birchwood bins Blues transfer to Pearse House after residents cry foul

Birchwood bins Blues transfer to Pearse House after residents cry foul

Birchwood bins Blues transfer to Pearse House after residents cry foul

29 July 2022

The Parsonage Lane secondary was said to be in "advanced talks" with Bishop's Stortford FC over hiring out its Pearse House field.


Ryanair pilot, 25, is new commanding officer of air cadets

Ryanair pilot, 25, is new commanding officer of air cadets

Ryanair pilot, 25, is new commanding officer of air cadets

26 July 2022

Flying Officer Chris Yarde-Dent runs 494 (Stansted Airport) Squadron Air Training Corps when he's not busy working for the budget airline.


Class act: Teacher Kim steps in to save St Joseph's Pre-school

Class act: Teacher Kim steps in to save St Joseph's Pre-school

Class act: Teacher Kim steps in to save St Joseph's Pre-school

26 July 2022

Catholic primary's pre-school was set to close its doors following the retirement of much-loved managers Anne Jarrett and Nicola Murray.


Cool idea! Ice lollies sale raises nice lolly for food bank

Cool idea! Ice lollies sale raises nice lolly for food bank

Cool idea! Ice lollies sale raises nice lolly for food bank

22 July 2022

Simon Etheridge said: "Bishop's Stortford Food Bank is a truly outstanding charity with, and for, wonderful people."


Tories defeat bid to fully fund free school meals in holidays in Herts

Tories defeat bid to fully fund free school meals in holidays in Herts

Tories defeat bid to fully fund free school meals in holidays in Herts

21 July 2022

County council commits to providing supermarket vouchers worth £2.40 a day per pupil – in term time, eligible students are entitled to £3 a day.


Schools in Stortford area are hot on managing heatwave on UK's hottest day

Schools in Stortford area are hot on managing heatwave on UK's hottest day

Schools in Stortford area are hot on managing heatwave on UK's hottest day

19 July 2022

Schools scrapped events, relaxed uniform rules and even closed earlier during Tuesday's heatwave amid Met Office red alert for extreme heat.


Jacky's Jubilee: School pays tribute as 'queen of the nursery' bows out after 32 years

Jacky's Jubilee: School pays tribute as 'queen of the nursery' bows out after 32 years

Jacky's Jubilee: School pays tribute as 'queen of the nursery' bows out after 32 years

18 July 2022

Jacky McCormick began her career as a nursery nurse, fresh out of college, at the former Havers Infants in 1977.


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