Obituary: Nigel Johnson

January 17, 2022 Old Sandbachians Association 0

It is with much sadness that we learnt recently of the death of Nigel Johnson, former Head of English. Nigel taught at the school from 1973 – 1983. He inspired many boys through his love of literature and genuine interest in helping individuals achieve their potential. More

Obituary: James (Jim) Steele

December 6, 2021 Old Sandbachians Association 0

It is with the deepest sadness that we are letting you know of the death of James Steele aged 91 in late September.
Like so many of his contemporaries, Jim was an Old Sandbachian through and through, being proud of all that the school stood for and very grateful for the education it gave him. More

Obituary: Sean Worth

October 23, 2021 Old Sandbachians Association 0

The Old Sandbachians’ Association is deeply saddened to announce Sean Worth died on 22nd October 2021, quite suddenly.
Sean was at the school in the year from 1973 -1980. He was a regular contributor to our Facebook group. More

Obituary: Reverend Jon Francis

The Old Sandbachians’ Association was saddened to hear of the death of former headteacher of Sandbach School, Reverend Jon Francis.
Rev. Francis, a music and education graduate who was ordained in his early 20s, had studied music in Birmingham. More

Obituary: Geoff Pike

December 10, 2020 Old Sandbachians Association 0

The Old Sandbachians’ Association is deeply saddened to hear from Sandbach School of the passing of Geoff Pike, a much-loved teacher and friend of the school.

He taught Business and IT at the school from 1999 and more recently worked at the Lodge with students on Alternative Provision. More

Obituary: Reg Dunning

It is with the deepest sadness that we are letting you know of the death of Reg Dunning (BEM) earlier today.

Reg dedicated his life to Sandbach and in particular to Sandbach School. He was a founder member of the Old Sandbachians Rugby Club, now Sandbach RUFC, and served as a driving force and an officer of the Old Sandbachians for over 50 years. More

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