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Welcome to Sandbach School Sixth Form! We are a growing and dynamic sixth form enrolling boys and girls from 16-19. Our primary aim is to provide outstanding opportunities for our students both inside and outside of the classroom and to maximise their potential. As one of the leading post-16 providers in Cheshire East, we have a proven track record of students achieving the best possible outcomes to best prepare them for life beyond school. In 2013 our consistently excellent A Level results were recognised by ALPS (A Level Performance System) as being in the top 5% of post-16 providers nationally.

Achievement at Sandbach School goes beyond the academic excellence that we all strive for. As you will see in the following pages, students in our sixth form are developed as people through a broad range of extra curricular opportunities and a student leadership programme. Whether you are successful in getting onto the Senior Student Team, or work as an learning mentor for younger students, you will be supported in your own personal leadership goals. Students’ long term aims and ambitions are also supported and developed through a program of advice and guidance that ensures all students are well informed to make decisions about their future.

As a prospective student, or parent, I hope you will find this website useful as you make your choices.

We look forward to welcoming you into our sixth form!

Andy Barker

Director of Sixth Form

BTEC Sport Outdoor & Adventurous Activities Trip

The Year 12 & Year 13 BTEC Sport Extended Diploma groups have just returned from an adventurous week in the Snowdonia National Park.

The group were completing their Outdoor & Adventurous activities unit where they had to undertake both practical and reflective tasks.  Students were involved in a series of outdoor pursuits ranging from Coastering & Kayakaing on the coastline around Anglesey through to Gorge Walking & Mine Exploration in the Snowdonia mountains.  The boys struggled to pinpoint a highlight of the week, for most it was the actual ascent of Mount Snowdon itself.

Course leader Mr Chambers' goals for the week were to not only complete a unit on their course but to hopefully foster a life long love for adventurous activities in the great outdoors; and perhaps even promote the development of the adventurous activities instructors of the future.

Both year groups continue to attain highly throughout their courses, with many of the Year 13 students already being accepted on University courses as far apart as Bath and America.  It is hoped that the pathways that the current Year 13 will be undertaking from Summer 2016, will have a very positive effect on the aspirations of the Year 12 group and the BTEC cohorts of the future.