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Food bank appeals for donations as summer holiday demand set to soar

Food bank appeals for donations as summer holiday demand set to soar

Food bank appeals for donations as summer holiday demand set to soar

20 July 2021

Volunteers increasingly concerned not just about welfare of children entitled to free school meals but other families struggling in the pandemic.


Stortford schoolgirls make their mark in aid of air ambulance

Stortford schoolgirls make their mark in aid of air ambulance

Stortford schoolgirls make their mark in aid of air ambulance

19 July 2021

Richard Whittington trio raised money for local helicopter emergency medical service after learning how it saved their teacher's son's life.


Primary pupils learn sportsmanship is the real prize

Primary pupils learn sportsmanship is the real prize

Primary pupils learn sportsmanship is the real prize

15 July 2021

While some adults racially abused England stars, Takeley children wrote to Gareth Southgate's squad to congratulate them on their achievements.


Students across Stortford sent home as Covid-19 cases escalate

Students across Stortford sent home as Covid-19 cases escalate

Students across Stortford sent home as Covid-19 cases escalate

13 July 2021

A Herts and Essex High School spokeswoman said: "It's very much business as usual here, but with teaching being remote rather than face-to-face."


Poetry in motion: Windhill21 pupils perform in first poetry slam

Poetry in motion: Windhill21 pupils perform in first poetry slam

Poetry in motion: Windhill21 pupils perform in first poetry slam

11 July 2021

The children were taking part in the Bishop's Stortford primary school's first poetry slam, organised by deputy head Sarah Wood.


Felsted School IB students are on top of the world

Felsted School IB students are on top of the world

Felsted School IB students are on top of the world

11 July 2021

12 students got at least 40 points out of 45 (equivalent to four A*s at A-Level) and are heading for some of the world's best unis.


Leventhorpe school and Stortford golf club duo called up for England

Leventhorpe school and Stortford golf club duo called up for England

Leventhorpe school and Stortford golf club duo called up for England

08 July 2021

Max Hopkins and George Wright will represent England Schools after finishing second and third in English Schools Championship.


BAME former students praise school's new stance on racism

BAME former students praise school's new stance on racism

BAME former students praise school's new stance on racism

05 July 2021

Over 900 past and present Herts & Essex High School pupils, led by ex-deputy head girl Jessica Enemokwu, signed a petition calling for change.


Experts help prepare school students for life at uni and beyond

Experts help prepare school students for life at uni and beyond

Experts help prepare school students for life at uni and beyond

02 July 2021

Bishop's Stortford College sixth-formers also learned about cooking, first aid, interview techniques, car mechanics and managing a budget.


Birchwood teachers revisit their schooldays by cycling 200 miles in a day

Birchwood teachers revisit their schooldays by cycling 200 miles in a day

Birchwood teachers revisit their schooldays by cycling 200 miles in a day

30 June 2021

Charles Gilbank and Thomas William-Powlett rode between their boyhood schools in Pickering, North Yorkshire, and Newport in Essex.


Work to start on new Bishop's Stortford High School to open in 2023

Work to start on new Bishop's Stortford High School to open in 2023

Work to start on new Bishop's Stortford High School to open in 2023

22 June 2021

Education authority Herts County Council has chosen ISG to construct the new campus off Whittington Way.


Competition judges highlight Herts and Essex girl's colourful writing

Competition judges highlight Herts and Essex girl's colourful writing

Competition judges highlight Herts and Essex girl's colourful writing

21 June 2021

Anabelle Atter, 12, was one of five runners-up in national contest organised by stationery firm Stabilo and children's magazine First News.


St Michael's pupils teach elders a lesson in keeping the town tidy

St Michael's pupils teach elders a lesson in keeping the town tidy

St Michael's pupils teach elders a lesson in keeping the town tidy

17 June 2021

Year 6 headed for Castle Park, taking a variety of routes, and in just over half an hour they filled 15 sacks with refuse.


Read all about it! 7-year-old holding book sale to help feed children in India

Read all about it! 7-year-old holding book sale to help feed children in India

Read all about it! 7-year-old holding book sale to help feed children in India

16 June 2021

Northgate Primary School girl Aditi Kumar motivated by plight of children her age in Covid-ravaged India.


MP visits village school that's 'growing plants and growing minds'

MP visits village school that's 'growing plants and growing minds'

MP visits village school that's 'growing plants and growing minds'

14 June 2021

Sir Oliver Heald officially opens new cedar cabin and outdoor learning zone at Albury Primary School.


Cast your vote for pupils' World Environment Day art at Jackson Square

Cast your vote for pupils' World Environment Day art at Jackson Square

Cast your vote for pupils' World Environment Day art at Jackson Square

04 June 2021

Five primary schools in the Bishop's Stortford area were tasked with creating a painting or collage on sustainability and nature.


Windhill21 debaters aim to be the talk of the town

Windhill21 debaters aim to be the talk of the town

Windhill21 debaters aim to be the talk of the town

03 June 2021

Sara Mihajlovic explained: "The team debate everything from children's rights to the merits of cloning to the power of environmental activism."


Ancient Greece is bread and battle to Windhill21 pupils

Ancient Greece is bread and battle to Windhill21 pupils

Ancient Greece is bread and battle to Windhill21 pupils

31 May 2021

Year 6 children at the Bishop's Stortford primary school threw themselves into a Greek day.


School community defends head who contacted police about 4-year-old's watch

School community defends head who contacted police about 4-year-old's watch

School community defends head who contacted police about 4-year-old's watch

29 May 2021

Head who angered boy's parents by calling police to report watch as a recording device in nursery says she was following safeguarding policy.


Felsted offers children free art classes and competition on nature theme

Felsted offers children free art classes and competition on nature theme

Felsted offers children free art classes and competition on nature theme

28 May 2021

"Felsted pupils are fortunate to have wonderful facilities and specialist teachers to study art... We wish to share our resources with the community."


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