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Traditional fun of the fayre for all the family at Thorn Grove

Traditional fun of the fayre for all the family at Thorn Grove

Traditional fun of the fayre for all the family at Thorn Grove

25 May 2022

Saturday's event featured Punch and Judy, donkey rides, coconut shy, penalty shootout, pottery painting, dance displays – and the head in the stocks!


Northgate swimmers go to great lengths for cancer charities

Northgate swimmers go to great lengths for cancer charities

Northgate swimmers go to great lengths for cancer charities

12 May 2022

28 pupils, mostly aged 9, swam 40 lengths each of the Grange Paddocks pool for Swimathon 2022 in aid of Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie.


Yoga and vegetarian food on offer at Stortford school's open day

Yoga and vegetarian food on offer at Stortford school's open day

Yoga and vegetarian food on offer at Stortford school's open day

09 May 2022

Avanti Meadows Primary, which opened at St Michael’s Hurst last September, gave visitors an insight into its educational philosophy.


Gifted cellist Charmon wins Stortford Young Musician title aged just 12

Gifted cellist Charmon wins Stortford Young Musician title aged just 12

Gifted cellist Charmon wins Stortford Young Musician title aged just 12

05 May 2022

Hockerill College's Charmon Lam beat 133 other young instrumentalists and singers aged up to 18 in the contest organised by the Rotary club.


Double Olympian inspires pupils on school visits

Double Olympian inspires pupils on school visits

Double Olympian inspires pupils on school visits

04 May 2022

Linda Strachan, who represented GB at Seoul in 1988 and Barcelona in 1992, visited Birchanger Primary and Howe Green House schools.


All the rage on stage: Windhill win primary schools poetry competition

All the rage on stage: Windhill win primary schools poetry competition

All the rage on stage: Windhill win primary schools poetry competition

30 April 2022

Pupils from seven Stortford schools combined verse, drama and oracy as they brought poetry to life in the contest at South Mill Arts.


Seven in eight Herts children starting school get their first-choice primary

Seven in eight Herts children starting school get their first-choice primary

Seven in eight Herts children starting school get their first-choice primary

19 April 2022

Of the 13,791 applications for reception places received by the county council, 13,473 (97.7%) have been offered one of their four ranked schools.


Bishop's Stortford High School community shells out for food bank

Bishop's Stortford High School community shells out for food bank

Bishop's Stortford High School community shells out for food bank

15 April 2022

Students, parents and staff at the London Road secondary collected more than 70 chocolate Easter eggs for the town's food bank.


School's anti-bullying work rewarded with visit from MP

School's anti-bullying work rewarded with visit from MP

School's anti-bullying work rewarded with visit from MP

08 April 2022

Equalities minister Kemi Badenoch also saw herself on Birchanger Primary's 'Best of British' wall of inspirational black and Asian role models.


Paralympics star battles on despite dad's capture by Russian army

Paralympics star battles on despite dad's capture by Russian army

Paralympics star battles on despite dad's capture by Russian army

06 April 2022

Anastasiia Laletina, 19, pulled out of the biathlon middle-distance sitting final after learning her dad was taken prisoner and beaten last month.


Bishop's Stortford High School success is not up for debate

Bishop's Stortford High School success is not up for debate

Bishop's Stortford High School success is not up for debate

05 April 2022

This term, their most notable accomplishment came in the international finals' day at the world-famous Oxford Union.


Birchwood and Bishop's Stortford High School students support Ukraine

Birchwood and Bishop's Stortford High School students support Ukraine

Birchwood and Bishop's Stortford High School students support Ukraine

04 April 2022

Non-uniform days raise £3,550 and students, staff and parents respond to appeals for humanitarian aid for victims of Russian invasion.


Hat'll do nicely: Pupils' and staff's fundraising goes to their heads

Hat'll do nicely: Pupils' and staff's fundraising goes to their heads

Hat'll do nicely: Pupils' and staff's fundraising goes to their heads

01 April 2022

Children and adults at Thorley Hill Primary School took part in Wear a Hat Day in aid of Brain Tumour Research.


Free nursery 'readiness' talk at Bishop's Stortford College

Free nursery 'readiness' talk at Bishop's Stortford College

Free nursery 'readiness' talk at Bishop's Stortford College

30 March 2022

The event, by the head of pre-prep Belinda Callow and her team, will focus on sharing a "toolbox" of skills that children would benefit from having.


Teachers tackle half-marathon for victims of war in Ukraine

Teachers tackle half-marathon for victims of war in Ukraine

Teachers tackle half-marathon for victims of war in Ukraine

28 March 2022

The 13.1-mile run along the Flitch Way by Bishop's Stortford College staff in aid of British-Ukrainian Aid was organised by Lucia Sanchez.


Pupils decorate homes on new Bishop's Stortford estate – for birds

Pupils decorate homes on new Bishop's Stortford estate – for birds

Pupils decorate homes on new Bishop's Stortford estate – for birds

28 March 2022

Taylor Wimpey North Thames, which is building Coopers Grange at Patmore Close, challenged Little Hadham Primary children to paint bird boxes.


On a High: Herts and Essex team wins Stortford inter-schools quiz

On a High: Herts and Essex team wins Stortford inter-schools quiz

On a High: Herts and Essex team wins Stortford inter-schools quiz

22 March 2022

Eight teams of four from five Stortford secondary schools took part in the contest with its University Challenge-style format.


Siblings boost Ukrainian war relief fund with collection in Stansted

Siblings boost Ukrainian war relief fund with collection in Stansted

Siblings boost Ukrainian war relief fund with collection in Stansted

22 March 2022

William and Annabelle Rands, both pupils at Bishop's Stortford College, helped to raise almost £700 for the British Red Cross.


Vigil for Ukraine through the lens of Stortford photography student

Vigil for Ukraine through the lens of Stortford photography student

Vigil for Ukraine through the lens of Stortford photography student

17 March 2022

Oscar Blair, 18, started shooting six years ago with his father's old camera and now hopes to do documentary photography at university.


Hillmead families support Indie's Ukrainian refugee aid appeal

Hillmead families support Indie's Ukrainian refugee aid appeal

Hillmead families support Indie's Ukrainian refugee aid appeal

15 March 2022

School office administrator Helen Wardle spotted the Indie's plea for donations for women and children fleeing war-torn Ukraine.


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