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Stortford primary schools to reopen but secondaries' staggered return delayed

Stortford primary schools to reopen but secondaries' staggered return delayed

Stortford primary schools to reopen but secondaries' staggered return delayed

30 December 2020

Most secondary students will return on Monday January 18 – a week after those in GCSE and A-level exam year groups.


Stortford secondary schools set for Covid-19 mass testing of pupils

Stortford secondary schools set for Covid-19 mass testing of pupils

Stortford secondary schools set for Covid-19 mass testing of pupils

29 December 2020

Year 11 and 13 GCSE and A-level students will be in school from next week while non-exam students will work remotely for the first week.


Herts police offer degrees and graduate diplomas to new recruits

Herts police offer degrees and graduate diplomas to new recruits

Herts police offer degrees and graduate diplomas to new recruits

29 December 2020

Student officers, who will start their academic and on-the-job training in 2021, will receive qualifications through Anglia Ruskin University.


Old River Lane arts centre opponents call for college to be built instead

Old River Lane arts centre opponents call for college to be built instead

Old River Lane arts centre opponents call for college to be built instead

16 December 2020

Local Labour Party wants East Herts Council to investigate whether there is scope for the site to be used for a further education facility.


Stortford MP asks Prime Minister to back subtitles campaign

Stortford MP asks Prime Minister to back subtitles campaign

Stortford MP asks Prime Minister to back subtitles campaign

09 December 2020

After Keir Starmer challenged Boris Johnson on Brexit during Prime Minister's Questions, Julie Marson focused on improving children's literacy.


Four local schools ranked in top 500 in the country in Sunday Times Schools Guide

Four local schools ranked in top 500 in the country in Sunday Times Schools Guide

Four local schools ranked in top 500 in the country in Sunday Times Schools Guide

07 December 2020

25 Hertfordshire schools listed in latest annual guide based on A-Level and GCSE exam results in summer of 2019.


N-ice one, sir! Head's stunt helps school charity week top £8,000

N-ice one, sir! Head's stunt helps school charity week top £8,000

N-ice one, sir! Head's stunt helps school charity week top £8,000

28 November 2020

Pre-recorded events were shown at virtual assemblies and included Leventhorpe head Malcolm White plunging into a wheely bin of ice.


Stortford schoolchildren step up to help Covid community lifeline scheme

Stortford schoolchildren step up to help Covid community lifeline scheme

Stortford schoolchildren step up to help Covid community lifeline scheme

27 November 2020

Faye Cornell galvanised students and pupils at Birchwood High and Richard Whittington Primary into action for Operation CommUNITY.


Herts kids on free school meals to get £30 food vouchers for Christmas

Herts kids on free school meals to get £30 food vouchers for Christmas

Herts kids on free school meals to get £30 food vouchers for Christmas

26 November 2020

Schools and colleges to share vouchers for use at four major supermarkets with over 24,000 eligible children and young people.


Herts police issue Covid-19 reminder to parents about school run

Herts police issue Covid-19 reminder to parents about school run

Herts police issue Covid-19 reminder to parents about school run

23 November 2020

The force said it was responding to reports of lack of social distancing and lengthy chats when pupils are dropped off and picked up.


Firm helps to plug laptops shortage for Stortford pupils by recycling devices

Firm helps to plug laptops shortage for Stortford pupils by recycling devices

Firm helps to plug laptops shortage for Stortford pupils by recycling devices

19 November 2020

Bishop's Stortford technology company ITVET appeals to households and businesses to donate unwanted laptops.


Covid-19 cases force classroom closures at Stansted schools

Covid-19 cases force classroom closures at Stansted schools

Covid-19 cases force classroom closures at Stansted schools

16 November 2020

“The situation we are in at BMAT – with bubble closures... – is the same as every school up and down the country. This is not news.”


£2.5m Covid grant to fund free school meals in holidays for Herts kids

£2.5m Covid grant to fund free school meals in holidays for Herts kids

£2.5m Covid grant to fund free school meals in holidays for Herts kids

16 November 2020

Rolling out the programme in Hertfordshire will cost an average of £67,000 a weekday during each school break.


JustGiving appeal to pay for staff highlights schools' 'crippling' Covid costs

JustGiving appeal to pay for staff highlights schools' 'crippling' Covid costs

JustGiving appeal to pay for staff highlights schools' 'crippling' Covid costs

12 November 2020

"When a member of staff has to self-isolate, that staff member is paid and the school also has to pay another person to teach the class."


Council set to approve 233 homes for Stortford school site

Council set to approve 233 homes for Stortford school site

Council set to approve 233 homes for Stortford school site

03 November 2020

Bishop's Stortford High School development will follow construction of new secondary off Whittington Way which is set for completion in 2022.


Application process to start school in Hertfordshire in 2021 set to open

Application process to start school in Hertfordshire in 2021 set to open

Application process to start school in Hertfordshire in 2021 set to open

02 November 2020

In Bishop's Stortford, new school Avanti Meadows will give parents and carers a choice of 12 primaries from which to choose.


Stansted Airport College students reach for the sky by building own aircraft

Stansted Airport College students reach for the sky by building own aircraft

Stansted Airport College students reach for the sky by building own aircraft

01 November 2020

The apprentices, employed by Ryanair, are constructing a kit plane from scratch but need sponsors to help them buy parts.


Half term extended at St Mary's after staff test positive for Covid-19

Half term extended at St Mary's after staff test positive for Covid-19

Half term extended at St Mary's after staff test positive for Covid-19

31 October 2020

The 1,011 students at the Stortford secondary have been told not to return before Tuesday November 10 and lessons will revert to online.


Stortford MP defends her vote against extending free school meals in holidays

Stortford MP defends her vote against extending free school meals in holidays

Stortford MP defends her vote against extending free school meals in holidays

26 October 2020

"I'm fully committed to free school meals and this Government has expanded the eligibility to more children than any Government in the last 50 years."


Buster the dinosaur invites children to go on a retail quiz trail

Buster the dinosaur invites children to go on a retail quiz trail

Buster the dinosaur invites children to go on a retail quiz trail

26 October 2020

Sawbridgeworth youngsters have been challenged to solve a quiz during half term for this year's Sawbo Travel Challenge.


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