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Prince’s Teaching Institute Mark Awarded to Geography and Languages Departments

Prince’s Teaching Institute Mark Awarded to Geography and Languages Departments

Sandbach School is pleased to receive The Prince’s Teaching Institute Mark for 2013/14. The Prince’s Teaching Institute (PTI) launched the Schools Programme in 2007 to recognise and reward school departments that develop inspirational ideas and activities which enhance teaching regardless of pupils’ backgrounds or abilities. Our Geography and Languages departments received the Mark in recognition [...]


English Literature and History Research Project Launch 

English Literature and History Research Project Launch 

This week, as part of Sandbach School’s WW1 Centenary commemorations, a new student-led project was launched. Featuring boys from Years 7 and 8, led by Year 9 mentors, the long-term plans include a cross curricular exhibition next year alongside the Art department, an anthology of World War One poetry and drama, and research into how [...]


Chemquiz 2014

Chemquiz 2014

On June 26th, four young chemists from Sandbach School competed in the annual inter-school Chemquiz competition which was held at Manchester Metropolitan University. The team comprised Matthew Brett 8C, George Higginson 8C, Toby Brady 9C and Filip Labecki 10C. A record total of 44 teams from schools from the North West took part in the [...]


BTEC Public Services Peak District Expedition Training

BTEC Public Services Peak District Expedition Training

BTEC Public Services Level 3 (Uniformed)– Peak District Expedition Training On Thursday 12th May the BTEC Public Services group took part in a one day field trip to Edale in the Peak District in order to develop their skills in expedition planning, risk assessment and navigation. The field trip was designed to allow students to [...]


Year 9 Battlefields Visit

Year 9 Battlefields Visit

On June 1st a coach full of expectant Year 9 students set off for the World War 1 battlefields of France and Belgium. Especially poignant due to the Centenary of the start of the Great War, the battlefields offer a real insight into trench conditions, the scale of the battles and the remembrance of the [...]


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