Interview: Sarah Burns, Head Teacher – Part 1

November 21, 2019 Old Sandbachians Association 0

To help launch our new website, Headteacher Sarah Burns spoke to Ryan Grant. Sarah has seen some significant changes to Sandbach School during her time as Headteacher. Now into her 12th year in the role, she’s been explaining that despite preparing students for modern-day education, the school has retained the long-standing values upheld by pupils and staff alike for decades. More

Join us at The Royal Air Force Club in 2020

November 19, 2019 Old Sandbachians Association 0

Our third visit to the RAF club promises to be our best yet. This wonderful opportunity to meet old friends and share memories of our common heritage. As well as Head Teacher Sarah Burns and members of her leadership team, we will this year have a special guest speaker. Mark Ellis is a former pupil, successful businessman and author of “Digitox: How To Find A Healthy Balance For Your Family’s Digital Diet”. More

Opening of the Museum Cabinet

October 23, 2019 Old Sandbachians Association 0

Former pupils of Sandbach School, belonging to the Old Sandbachians’ Association recently held their AGM and Annual Dinner at the school. The opportunity was taken to formally open the bespoke extension to the museum cabinet in which a vast array of memorabilia from the past is displayed More

London Reception 2018

September 23, 2019 Old Sandbachians Association 0

A great turnout for 2018’s London Reception at The Royal Air Force Club in London. Check out some highlights from Saturday’s fabulous London Reception. Posted by Jeff Lewis on Sunday, 18 March 2018  

Obituary: Karol Gajewski

Passed away on 29th July, 2019, aged 67. Formerly of Sandbach and a much respected history teacher at Sandbach School for 30 years. He was the husband of Marion, father of Andrew and Catherine, father-in-law to Jack and grandfather to Eloise and Susanna. He was a keen photographer, violinist and active member of St Joseph’s RC Church, Accrington.

Obituary: Gordon Carter

We recently received the sad news of the death of Gordon Carter. I remember Gordon from my rugby days. He was a wonderful person and a gifted player, which was apparent still in his later career.
Andrew Messenger sent this affectionate obituary More

Obituary: Colin Eastwood

It is with sadness we report the death of Colin Eastwood on 25 June 2019 aged 86. Colin achieved a 1st Class Honours degree at Manchester University and came to Sandbach School as Head of English in 1964 until 1970.

He was a very popular member of staff, an inspirational teacher and a wonderful colleague. More

Obituary: Richard Bass

Richard Bass died in 2018.  He was one of the last boarders at Sandbach School and a long time friend of Geoff Piggott
Richard was born in Stoke-on-Trent and later lived in Tarporley.  He came to the school as a boarder in 1951 under Head Master W R Cubbon and House Master Alan Astins. More