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Head's Welcome

Sandbach School specialises in educating boys. Every aspect of school life is geared to create the right environment for boys to thrive. Statistically evidence from the UK and around the world demonstrates that boys achieve higher results and make better progress in single sex schools. We make no apology for focusing upon academic achievement and setting aspirational targets for our young men. But we balance this with a co-curricular programme of out of class activities which teaches our boys the need for hard work and effort before tasting success. Results academically are impressive: last year 89% achieved a level 4 or above in Maths, 80% in English and 75% gained the old measure of 5A*-C grades including English and Maths. All students left with qualifications which supported their chosen pathway – many returning to our Sixth Form but others gaining prestigious apprenticeships.

In other areas our boys have also excelled. Our aim is always to support them whatever their talent and passion and so the range of opportunity is truly expansive. We have had elite runners taking part by invitation in the London Mini Marathon. Students who have successfully made the national finals in table tennis and cross country. We are U16 county hockey champions and U14 runners-up. U13 Cheshire football champions and Cheshire County finalists in two other age groups. One of our students made the final of the percussion BBC Young Musician of the Year with another winning the best instrumental soloist at the National Youth Brass Band Championships. These are just a few of the successes from last year!

I hope that the website gives you a flavour of our ethos and values. If you would like to know more we warmly welcome you to visit us.

Mrs Sarah Burns


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Term Dates


Autumn Term 2017

Autumn Term starts: Monday 4th September 2016– INSET day

Tuesday 5th September – Year 7 and Year 12 in school 

Wednesday 6th September – normal timetable resumes for all year groups

Autumn Terms ends: Wednesday 20th December at 12 noon

Half Term: Monday 23rd  to Friday 27th October 2017


Spring Term 2018

Spring Terms starts: Wednesday 3rd January

Spring Term ends: Thursday 29th March

Half Term: Monday 19th February to Friday 23rd February


Summer Term 2018

Summer term starts: Monday 16th April - INSET DAY

Summer Term ends: Friday 20th July (12 noon)

Half Term: Monday 28th May to Friday 1st June

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