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Pen pal friendships flourish between home and pupils

Pen pal friendships flourish between home and pupils

Pen pal friendships flourish between home and pupils

Key Stage Two pupils at Birchanger CofE Primary began writing to residents of Mountfitchet House Care Home in Stansted earlier this year.


Sixth-formers remember 'fairy' Caz and Army cadet Alex on charity day

Sixth-formers remember 'fairy' Caz and Army cadet Alex on charity day

Sixth-formers remember 'fairy' Caz and Army cadet Alex on charity day

Bishop's Stortford High School boys dress as fairies and girls as soldiers to remember Year 13 students who died within 18 months of each other.


Teacher wins national award for her lockdown efforts for her pupils

Teacher wins national award for her lockdown efforts for her pupils

Teacher wins national award for her lockdown efforts for her pupils

Kate Smith of Windhill21 delivered gold stars to her pupils and even taught those struggling from their driveways or gardens.


New head teacher to take on growing Magna Carta Primary

New head teacher to take on growing Magna Carta Primary

New head teacher to take on growing Magna Carta Primary

Stansted's newest school will see its first cohort of Year 5 pupils from September and new head Jen Pearce is keen to develop Key Stage 2 learning.


Boy, 14, lay in pain for seven hours waiting for ambulance

Boy, 14, lay in pain for seven hours waiting for ambulance

Boy, 14, lay in pain for seven hours waiting for ambulance

Hockerill Anglo-European College student dislocated his knee in kick-about on sports pitch during break


Talking about her generation: Stortford student's guide to saving the planet

Talking about her generation: Stortford student's guide to saving the planet

Talking about her generation: Stortford student's guide to saving the planet

15-year-old Herts and Essex High School student 'Jen Zead' is on a mission to show other eco-minded youngsters how they can help fix the planet.


Bishop's Stortford High School team M-aces it in prestigious contest

Bishop's Stortford High School team M-aces it in prestigious contest

Bishop's Stortford High School team M-aces it in prestigious contest

Debating trio one of 12 teams from 196 entries to reach national final of English-Speaking Union Schools' Mace for seventh year in a row.


Thorn Grove on red alert for Comic Relief

Thorn Grove on red alert for Comic Relief

Thorn Grove on red alert for Comic Relief

Children at the Bishop's Stortford primary were allowed to swap their own red clothes for the blue school uniform.


Nursery teacher retiring from school where girls she used to teach are now her colleagues

Nursery teacher retiring from school where girls she used to teach are now her colleagues

Nursery teacher retiring from school where girls she used to teach are now her colleagues

Jane Curtis is stepping down after 32 years at Northgate's nursery, which operated mornings only from a room at the cricket club across the road.


Windhill21 pupils reveal creative sides to Retune their mental wellbeing

Windhill21 pupils reveal creative sides to Retune their mental wellbeing

Windhill21 pupils reveal creative sides to Retune their mental wellbeing

Bishop's Stortford-based mental wellbeing organisation Retune resumed face-to-face workshops with a visit to the primary school.


Sister and brother draw on their artistic talents to win competitions

Sister and brother draw on their artistic talents to win competitions

Sister and brother draw on their artistic talents to win competitions

Samaira won a British Antarctic Survey stamp design contest while young Aydin's drawing features in book about Captain Sir Tom Moore.


'I made a film with a message that I really should have been telling myself'

'I made a film with a message that I really should have been telling myself'

'I made a film with a message that I really should have been telling myself'

Bishop's Stortford teenager and movie fan Matthew Goodeve exorcised his Covid worries in a thought-provoking short film.


Mrs Moore the merrier after cash dash around classes for Comic Relief

Mrs Moore the merrier after cash dash around classes for Comic Relief

Mrs Moore the merrier after cash dash around classes for Comic Relief

Teachers at Windhill21 Primary School had nominated a child in each class who had shown a caring attitude.


Police's e-scooter warning after surge in children using them for school

Police's e-scooter warning after surge in children using them for school

Police's e-scooter warning after surge in children using them for school

Electric scooters are currently permitted to be ridden only on private land with the landowner’s permission or as part of a Government trial.


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