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Another week of amazing musical and dramatic performances at Sandbach School!

Another week of amazing musical and dramatic performances at Sandbach School! The Big Band played for 2 nights with Matt Ford (who had performed earlier in the week at the Royal Albert Hall!). Although they had a significant number of younger musicians in the band the standard was as high as ever; as Matt himself […]

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Armistice

Last week’s Armistice Day assembly was a very dignified and fitting tribute – students were exemplary in the manner in which they conducted themselves. The 100 year commemoration of the start of the war was poignantly remembered with an extraordinary and powerful drama and poetry production ‘the Lost Voices of WW1.’ My thanks to John […]

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A Good Start to the Year

We have had a very purposeful and productive start to the term. Students are looking smart, wearing their uniform well and highly engaged in their learning. We now need to see this continue consistently over the coming weeks and months! In particular, Year 7 students have made an excellent start to their time at Sandbach […]

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Young Enterprise Winners

Young Enterprise Winners

It was my privilege to attend the East Cheshire Young Enterprise final last night where our team ‘Ingenium’ were awarded with ‘Best Team Presentation’. They have worked very hard over the past few months to set up and market the company and their performance has been most impressive. Thanks must go to Mrs Henshaw who […]

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CCF Dining-In

Two wonderful evenings last week summed up for me all that is the very best about Sandbach School. On Wednesday Colin Skinner played with the school’s Big Band in a superb evening of musical excellence. Not only was his playing out of this world he clearly inspired our musicians to play at the very top […]

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Ofsted Update

I have sent out an update today on our response to the Ofsted report on the school which was published a year ago. This can be found on the Recent Letters Home page of the website or by clicking on the link: HERE The next Parent Forum will take place on Tuesday March 11th at […]

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Sixth Form Recognition

We received a very welcome award this week for our A level provision. We were named as being in the top 5% of post-16 providers nationally by ALPS (Advanced Level Performance System). The award looked at the outcomes for students from the last 3 years and is a testament to the hard work of both […]

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Over The Moon

I was over the moon to learn that an MBE for services to Education had been awarded to our own John Lonsdale. His contribution to drama and performance within the school, nationally and internationally are second to none and I know that there is a huge body of friends and associates who are also thrilled […]

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End of Autumn Term

It seems incredible that we are almost at the end of the academic term! There has been a huge amount of activity and development which has given students new opportunities that enhance their educational experience. Home Learning was launched last week and I would ask you to take a look at this development. Feedback, as […]

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Year 11 Presentation Evening

It was lovely to be reunited last night with parents and former Year 11 students to celebrate their GCSE achievements. Mrs Manson and Mr Yates superbly compèred the evening and reminded us all what a super year group they had been! I’m delighted to report that the Sports Hall refurbishment is now complete and our […]

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