Gambia update

As you know, we have had a link with Farafenni Senior Secondary School in The Gambia since 2008 and have developed several curriculum- based projects over the years through the support of the British Council. > view full article

Spanish Exchange

Our second Spanish Exchange took place in October when 19 students from years 9 and 10 spent the week with their Spanish exchange partners in Seville and attended lessons at the Europa International School. > view full article

Silver DoE expedition

The new Duke of Edinburgh season begins with year 11 Silver practice expeditions. The first group of 36 students set off for the South Downs to complete their 50km three-day expedition, in preparation for the assessment later in the year. Good luck everyone, and a very big thank you to Mrs Cuneen and the other staff involved for giving up their time to support the students.   > view full article

Sixth form destinations 2015

We are delighted that 127 students have started their undergraduate courses at University this month. The following chart shows where they have gone and what they are studying. Good luck everyone and we look forward to following your progress.     > view full article

Year 7 Peak District trip

MONDAY:      The first half of year 7 left for the Peak District at 9.30 a.m. Monday morning, travelling up the M1 and then on to Carsington Water reservoir for lunch. Despite the wet weather, spirits were high and as usual, the students' behaviour was exemplary.  > view full article

Blended learning environment

From the start of this term, all students now bring their own tablet device to school as a normal part of their equipment. We piloted the scheme with selected year groups last year to ensure this was a robust and powerful way forward in education. All staff in the school are fully trained in the use of devices to enhance learning to provide what we call a blended learning environment, where traditional and modern methods are used to deliver outstanding education. > view full article

Campus developments

  Thoroughfare to sports and maths/science Year 7 outside area   New outside Food Kiosk > view full article

GCSE Results 2015

Another fantastic morning celebrating GCSE performance.  Results this year were outstanding and mean that the vast majority of students have met the criteria to continue their studies in the sixth form. Well done to everyone on your achievements and we look forward to following your progress in the future.    > view full article

A-level results 2015

Congratulations to all our year 13 students on their A-level results. They worked extremely hard and as a result have been rewarded with fantastic results that have enabled them to gain places at the top universities across the country. Our new prospectus will contain details of all destinations. Well done everyone and we wish you every success in the next phase of your education.  > view full article

German Exchange 2014/15

A group of 33 Sandringham students have just spent a week with their German partners and families on the return leg of our exchange with Dietrich-Bonhoeffer Gymnasium  in Quickborn, just north of Hamburg. They had a great time, including a day trip to Berlin to see the sights and learn about the Berlin Wall and a day out in Hamburg where we saw the famous harbour, town hall and the new opera house. > view full article

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