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Welcome to Stanwell School's website.

Stanwell School is a popular 11-18 co-educational school with approximately 1900 pupils on roll in Years 7-13 with a thriving sixth form. The school uses an active discipline system where good behaviour is rewarded and students have clear boundaries. As a result of this, relationships between staff and pupils are a great strength and assist in the learning process.

We are a fully comprehensive school which provides a safe and stimulating environment, ensuring that students achieve their potential.

As an 11-18 school we are able to provide students with the continuity throughout school key stages, which assists in the development of the young person. The majority of students choose to remain in Stanwell School for their post-16 education where they are comfortable in the knowledge that they will receive high quality teaching to assist in their learning development.


Croeso i Wefan Ysgol Stanwell/Welcome to Stanwell School’s Website

Mae Ysgol Stanwell yn ysgol 11-18 gydaddysgol boblogaidd gyda tua 1900 o ddisgyblion ar y gofrestr ym Mlynyddoedd 7-13 gyda chweched dosbarth llewyrchus. Mae'r ysgol yn defnyddio system disgyblaeth weithredol lle mae ymddygiad da yn cael ei wobrwyo a gosodir ffiniau clir i’r disgyblion. O ganlyniad i hyn, mae'r berthynas rhwng staff a disgyblion yn gryfder mawr ac yn cynorthwyo y broses ddysgu.

Ysgol Gyfun ydyn ni sy'n darparu amgylchedd diogel ac ysgogol, gan sicrhau bod myfyrwyr yn cyflawni eu potensial.

Fel ysgol 11-18 rydym yn gallu rhoi i fyfyrwyr y parhad ar draws cyfnodau allweddol yr ysgol, sy'n cynorthwyo datblygiad y person ifanc. Mae'r rhan fwyaf o fyfyrwyr yn dewis aros yn Ysgol Stanwell ar gyfer eu haddysg ôl-16 lle maent yn gyfforddus yn y wybodaeth y byddant yn derbyn addysgu o ansawdd uchel i gynorthwyo  eu datblygiad dysgu.






Stanwell Scene - What's been happening at Stanwell? (see below)

Beth sydd wedi bod yn digwydd yn Stanwell? (Gweler isod)

Portrait Artist visit

Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year Nick Lord will be visiting the Art Department on Tuesday 8th April. Nick has worked with prestigious organisations including the National Portrait Gallery and The British Library and was awarded the recently televised Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2013.

He was also awarded a £10,000 commission to produce a portrait of Booker winning author Hilary Mantel. The portrait of Mantel has just been hung at The British Library and has become part of its permanent art collection. We are delighted that Nick has agreed to visit us in the Art Department.

He will be running a creative workshop for all Y12 & 13 art students, focusing on his own materials, methods and processes. He will also be talking about his experience of Art Foundation course and Fine Art degree as well as offering advice to students about their own work.

National Reading and Numeracy tests

All parents/carers of pupils in Years 7, 8 and 9 have received letters to inform them of the dates of the National Reading and Numeracy tests.

At Stanwell, the tests will take place during 7th-9th May 2014.

Attendance is essential.

Please click here to read the Welsh Government's guide on the tests for parents/carers.

Individual Sporting Excellence

Regular readers of our updates will have followed with interest the flourishing karate career of Alexandra Slack of Year 9, an extremely talented athlete. We are delighted to report that Alexandra earned a Gold trophy along with her brother Christopher Slack (currently in Evenlode, Year 6) in Pairs Kata at the SKSM Malta International Karate Open, making them both International Karate Champions!

The tournament was of an exceptional standard, with 14 countries in attendance, including countries such as Russia, Israel, India and Italy.

There were over 500 competitors from the various nations, making Alexandra and Christopher’s achievement even more impressive. 

Theatre school success

Congratulations to Max Scott of Year 11, who has been offered a place at the prestigious The Brit School of Performing Arts in London to study musical theatre.

Max has been a constant presence in the junior and senior productions during his time as a Stanwell student and is a talented performer.

We are sure that he will make a great success of this exciting opportunity.

Engineering in Education Scheme Awards

Over the last seven months eight members of year twelve have been participating in this years Engineering in Education Scheme.  

The two teams were linked with RWEn Power and were given 'real-life' engineering problems currently being faced at Aberthaw power station.  

Both teams presented their final solutions at Celtic Manor on April 7th to a number of chartered engineers resulting in Team 'B' being nominated for 'Best Teamwork' and 'Best Overall Performance' for their fully automated chemical dosing system.

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Official Feed

Year 10 have been busy in Berlin visiting Checkpoint Charlie and Sachsenhausen.
Year 10 Berlin trip arrived safely. Been to Olympic Stadium and Reichstag building. Busy day ahead tomorrow.
Arrangements for Year 11 during GCSE this Summer - Normal timetable will be suspended after Friday 23rd May
Thurs 10th April: Year 7 News - Well done to Hannah Murphy on passing her Grade 2 Piano exam