Establishment Sandbach School

URN: 137491

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Crewe Road, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 3NS
Local authority:
Cheshire East (895)
Mrs Sarah Burns
Age range: Help with age range field
11 to 19
Phase of education:
School type:
Free schools
Single-academy trust:
Gender of entry:
URN: 137491, DfE number: 895/6010
UKPRN: 10024776
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 10 July 2018)
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Religious character:
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
New Provision
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Not recorded
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Sue Kennerley Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017 01/09/2021


Name Appointed by From To
John Cargill Appointed by GB/board 01/03/2020 01/03/2024
Mike Roberts Appointed by academy members 01/03/2020 01/03/2024
Carol Lynn Bulman Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 09/12/2019 09/12/2023
David Anthony Evans Elected by school staff 09/12/2019 09/12/2023
Stuart Charles Dodds Elected by school staff 09/12/2019 09/12/2023
Claire Reel Appointed by GB/board 07/10/2019 06/11/2023
Robert England Appointed by academy members 07/10/2019 06/10/2023
Gill Merry Appointed by GB/board 08/07/2019 07/07/2023
Peter Sherratt Appointed by GB/board 08/07/2019 07/07/2023
Stephen Davies Appointed by GB/board 08/07/2019 07/07/2023
Jane Cowell Appointed by GB/board 25/03/2019 24/03/2023
Adrian Mitchell Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2018 01/09/2022
Jennifer Wells Elected by parents 04/12/2017 04/12/2021
Stewart Brotherston Elected by parents 04/12/2017 04/12/2021
Clare Longden Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2017 01/09/2021
Dominic Surry Appointed by academy members 01/07/2014 01/07/2021
Sarah Irene Burns Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 17/10/2011 Not recorded


Name Appointed by From
Clare Longden N/A 01/09/2013
John Cargill N/A 01/03/2012
Peter Sherratt N/A 09/09/2015
Stephen Christopher Davies Any additional members appointed by the members of the academy trust 27/09/2018
Sue Kennerley N/A 01/12/2012

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Sarah Burns 01/01/1900 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
David Osborne 15/08/2016 Not recorded
RSC Region:
West Midlands
Government Office Region:
North West
Cheshire East
Sandbach Town
Parliamentary Constituency:
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Cheshire East 031
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Cheshire East 031C

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