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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 [...]


Chemistry Olympiad 2014  

Chemistry Olympiad 2014   

This event, organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry, invites the most talented Sixth Form students to compete, applying their chemical knowledge to some modern day chemical problems. It is a real challenge for those involved and leads to the selection of an UK team for the International Chemistry Olympiad from the 6000 students taking [...]


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