- Sir William Stanier Community School
Infobox UK school
name = Sir William Stanier Community School
head_label = Head teacher
head = Mark Stanyer
postcode = CW1 4EB
ofsted = 135137
gender = Mixed
lower_age = 11
upper_age = 16
website = http://www.school-portal.co.uk/Grouphomepage.asp?GroupId=51826
website_name = Website
Sir William Stanier Community School is a
secondary schoollocated in Crewe, Cheshire.
The head teacher is Mr Mark Stanyer. There are various specialist subjects taught at the school and also has specialist status of Technology and Arts. There are 10 computer suites over the two sites with over 500 computers and laptops.
The school is currently situated on two sites; Lime Tree (previously Coppenhall) and Meredith (previously Victoria).Theres is a new "State of the Art" building currenlty under construction on the playing fields of the "Coppenhall" campus. The new building will be completed for start of school in September 2009.
Most of the old build of "Coppenhall" will be demolished leaving the Sports and Drama Halls which will be revamped to match the new building style. This should be completed by 2010.The old "Victoria" campus has four buildings. There are plans for Meredith to be converted into council offices. The Ludford site is to be demolished (possible housing). Plans for Newdigate and Oakley buildings remain unclear.
The new building will have all of the latest technology for the local students, ensuring that the highest level of teaching reminds.
Sir William Stanier Community School started in 2008 after the amalgamation of Coppenhall High School and Victoria Community Technology School. The school is named after
William Stanier, who helped to revolutionise steam locomotives in Crewe. The amalgamation was approved in 2006, despite a lack of approval from pupils at the constituent schools. As a result of the consolidation, teachers from both sites have moved from one site to the other.
Over the years both previous schools (VCTS and CHS) have supported various charities in many ways such as non uniform days for Comic Relief and special events for Children In Need such as Staff Karaoke, Rock Concerts and Sponge a Teacher & Prefect, Most recently CRY
Cardiac Risk in the Youngafter the loss of a student from Coppenhall, and many more. The amount of money raised is well over £5000.
[http://www.school-portal.co.uk/Grouphomepage.asp?GroupId=51826 Sir William Stanier Community School Official Site]
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