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Secondary school places: 78% of Herts applicants get their first choice

Secondary school places: 78% of Herts applicants get their first choice

Secondary school places: 78% of Herts applicants get their first choice

01 March 2021

Of the 14,752 primary pupils who applied for places to start in September, 95% secured one of their four preferences.


Oxbridge offers for eight Herts and Essex High School students

Oxbridge offers for eight Herts and Essex High School students

Oxbridge offers for eight Herts and Essex High School students

22 February 2021

Reach for the stars: Year 13 students live up to school motto by securing offers on diverse range of university and college courses.


Months after firm launches school laptops appeal, MP welcomes Govt support

Months after firm launches school laptops appeal, MP welcomes Govt support

Months after firm launches school laptops appeal, MP welcomes Govt support

18 February 2021

Home-schooling Herts children benefit from 8,860 laptops and tablets – but ITVET has supplied 350 in Stortford since January.


Stortford schools suited and rebooted for laptops courtesy of ITVET

Stortford schools suited and rebooted for laptops courtesy of ITVET

Stortford schools suited and rebooted for laptops courtesy of ITVET

18 February 2021

The Stortford tech firm has excelled in its mission to kit out schoolchildren with refurbished digital devices.


Birchwood boys heading for Oxbridge university places

Birchwood boys heading for Oxbridge university places

Birchwood boys heading for Oxbridge university places

16 February 2021

Lukas Ruediger and Rafal Kliber among eight candidates at Stortford secondary who applied for places at prestigious universities.


Stortford MP launches short story competition for primary school pupils

Stortford MP launches short story competition for primary school pupils

Stortford MP launches short story competition for primary school pupils

15 February 2021

The contest, to celebrate World Book Day on March 4, has been launched in partnership with publishing and education company Pearson.


St Mary's quartet heading for Oxbridge

St Mary's quartet heading for Oxbridge

St Mary's quartet heading for Oxbridge

15 February 2021

Writer, musician, drama fan and footballer at the Stortford secondary have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge universities.


Record number of Hockerill students set for Oxbridge places

Record number of Hockerill students set for Oxbridge places

Record number of Hockerill students set for Oxbridge places

12 February 2021

The eight girls and two boys offered degree courses at Oxford or Cambridge represent one in 11 of the Dunmow Road school's cohort.


Half of 400 degree course offers to College students are from top 25 universities

Half of 400 degree course offers to College students are from top 25 universities

Half of 400 degree course offers to College students are from top 25 universities

11 February 2021

'The breadth of courses applied for, at a wide range of excellent universities, is testament to the hard work put in by students and teachers'


Record Oxbridge success for Bishop's Stortford High School

Record Oxbridge success for Bishop's Stortford High School

Record Oxbridge success for Bishop's Stortford High School

10 February 2021

Four girls and three boys at the London Road secondary receive offers for courses in law, psychology, languages, computer science and geography.


Windhill21 lays out virtual welcome mat to potential new starters

Windhill21 lays out virtual welcome mat to potential new starters

Windhill21 lays out virtual welcome mat to potential new starters

08 February 2021

Parents of prospective nursery pupils can meet head, teachers and get insight from a parent at one of four Zoom meetings in February.


Head teacher's joy after computer firm fills laptop void

Head teacher's joy after computer firm fills laptop void

Head teacher's joy after computer firm fills laptop void

06 February 2021

Head teacher Helen Smith said the news that eight devices were heading her way courtesy of Stortford IT firm Genmar was "just brilliant",


Student newspaper launched with aim to broaden minds and expand futures

Student newspaper launched with aim to broaden minds and expand futures

Student newspaper launched with aim to broaden minds and expand futures

06 February 2021

The Student Economist was created by Freddie Cooke with help from friend Elliot Wood and is already attracting interest from fellow students.


IT firm's drive to get school kids up to speed with laptops given BBC boost

IT firm's drive to get school kids up to speed with laptops given BBC boost

IT firm's drive to get school kids up to speed with laptops given BBC boost

01 February 2021

Staff at ITVET drove as far as Northampton and Aylesbury to pick up donated devices after TV news appearance resulted in offers of 550 laptops.


International final beckons for Bishop's Stortford High School debaters

International final beckons for Bishop's Stortford High School debaters

International final beckons for Bishop's Stortford High School debaters

29 January 2021

Elliot Wood and William Worthy selected for England trials and qualify for final of Cambridge Union Schools' Competition.


Council readying half-term free meals scheme for Herts schoolchildren

Council readying half-term free meals scheme for Herts schoolchildren

Council readying half-term free meals scheme for Herts schoolchildren

28 January 2021

Over 20,000 Herts kids benefitted at Christmas but 15% of eligible families have yet to download their £30-a-child supermarket coupons.


'£9,250 a year for an online education we didn’t sign up for is simply immoral'

'£9,250 a year for an online education we didn’t sign up for is simply immoral'

'£9,250 a year for an online education we didn’t sign up for is simply immoral'

25 January 2021

Studying from her Stansted bedroom instead of Bath campus, ex-Birchwood and Leventhorpe student has harsh words for the Govt over uni fees.


Stortford dad to trial his brainwave videos on Windhill21 pupils

Stortford dad to trial his brainwave videos on Windhill21 pupils

Stortford dad to trial his brainwave videos on Windhill21 pupils

19 January 2021

Paul Richmond's Super Brain Heroes is series of kids' animated health and wellbeing videos featuring characters named after parts of the brain.


Have your say on £56 Herts County Council tax rise

Have your say on £56 Herts County Council tax rise

Have your say on £56 Herts County Council tax rise

13 January 2021

Householders have three weeks to take part in an online consultation before the precept is set on February 23.


Council pledges laptop and free school meals support for students

Council pledges laptop and free school meals support for students

Council pledges laptop and free school meals support for students

06 January 2021

Herts County Council is pressing ahead with a mass Covid-19 testing system when teachers and children return to classrooms.


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