Sir William Stanier Community School

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Coordinates: 53°06′18″N 2°26′02″W / 53.105°N 2.434°W / 53.105; -2.434

Sir William Stanier Community School

Relentless in the pursuit of improvement

Believe Achieve Succeed
Established 2007
Type Academy
Principal Mr Wayne Trafford[1]
Location Coronation Street
DfE number 895/4000
DfE URN 139953 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Colours Blues (Burgundy up to July 2013)
Website Sir William Stanier Community School

Sir William Stanier Community School is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in Crewe, Cheshire East, England.[2] The school has specialist status of technology and arts.[3]



Sir William Stanier Community School is for pupils aged 11–18. The school became a member of the Heath Family (North West) on 1 September 2013 and now works as an academy in partnership with outstanding schools.[4]


Sir William Stanier Community School was officially established when Coppenhall High School and Victoria Community Technology School merged in 2007. A new 21st-century building was completed in September 2009.[5] Part of the site is joint use with Sir William Stanier Leisure Centre.[6]

There has been three headteachers: Mark Dargan (September 2009 - April 2010), Gareth Jones (April 2010 - December 2010) and Bane Trafford (January 2011 – July 2014).


  1. ^ "SWS". Retrieved 15 Oct 2013. 
  2. ^ "CheshireEastSchools". Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Specialist status". Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "SWS Academy Status". Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "School merge Chronicle". Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "SWSLC". Retrieved 22 October 2013. 

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