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Archive for: March, 2012

New Zealand Geography Expedition – Queenstown

New Zealand Geography Expedition – Queenstown

To see the Jetboating video CLICK HERE After a long scenic drive we arrived in a picturesque Queenstown, enjoying the sun and stunning scenery, overlooking Lake Wakatipu. We soon settled down in our new surroundings and began to get to know the area. Steaks were on the menu, expertly cooked by head chefs Adam and […]

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Music and Theatre- New Zealand Tour- arrive in Singapore

Music and Theatre- New Zealand Tour- arrive in Singapore

Last night the 1st leg of the tour began with the group safely arriving in Singapore and checking into the Hostel ‘The Hangout’. For daily updates pictures and notes follow us at https://www.facebook.com/groups/319243834784063/

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New Zealand Geography Expedition – Mount Cook

After a standard takeaway pizza and a good nights kip in Methven, we travelled to Mount Cook. Along the way, we encountered a backdrop of rolling hills and mountains, worthy of a Hollywood movie. After 28 hours of flying, the 4 hour drive to Mount Cook appeared tedious, however, the stunning, picturesque landscape sweetened the […]

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New Zealand Geography Expedition in transit

New Zealand Geography Expedition in transit

The Geography Expedition group left Manchester Saturday evening on time, having touched down in Dubai, Bangkok and now Sydney, we have the final flight into Christchurch. Safely arrived in NZ, more to follow…

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New Extension

New Extension

Yesterday I had my first proper tour of the new extension and I was highly impressed by what I saw! The contractors have not only managed the build really well but the end product will be a great addition to the school. A number of international trips are taking place during the Easter holidays. A […]

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Music and Theatre New Zealand Tour 2012 (2)

Music and Theatre New Zealand Tour 2012  (2)

Whilst the geographers gather at Manchester Airport heading off for New Zealand, the musicians and drama students have a few more days of preparation before their departure on Wednesday. Here are some thoughts and feelings from Harry and Sophie on whats to come. NAME: Sophie Louise Rhiannon Phillips AGE: 18 LIKES: Chocolate philadelphia DISLIKES: Early […]

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Music and Theatre New Zealand Tour 2012

Music and Theatre New Zealand Tour 2012

With just ten days to go until the New Zealand Drama and Music tour we launch our first Blog! After many months of planning, fundraising, rehearsing and performances 30 students and 7 adults are ready to visit New Zealand for three weeks, including three days in Singapore on the way. An advanced group which is […]

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Year 11

Year 11, the last year of GCSEs and its no walk in the park.  Exams and controlled assessements are left, right and centre. From the subjects I have taken there are a whole lot of exams at the moment, but lessons are going well and I think I speak for every year 11 when I […]

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Long Serving Staff Members

Sandbach School is incredibly fortunate to benefit from staff who dedicate their professional lives to the school. Over the years, John Lonsdale and Ray Russell have taught, supported and encouraged hundreds of Sandbach School boys and their experience, wisdom and commitment will be sorely missed. Our grateful thanks are extended to them both coupled with […]

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Yorkshire Dales Gifted and Talented Residential Day 3: Leeds Armouries

Yorkshire Dales Gifted and Talented Residential Day 3: Leeds Armouries

This morning we are at the Royal Armouries. We have booklets to help us explore the museum, and to learn more about the different battles that took place. In the booklets there are questions that we have to answer. The first exhibit mentioned was all about the first world war. There are lots of weapons, […]

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