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Sands School – Innovative education since 1987

An alternative independent school for 11 – 17 year-olds. Genuinely child-centred teaching in small classes with a democratic ethos that fosters trust, mutual respect and self-directed learning.

Trust

We trust our students to make key decisions about their own education and about the daily running of the school

Choice

Students learn to think and choose for themselves

Equality

Students and staff work together to make Sands a unique and wonderful place to study, work and play

New year, new term and lots of new starters. ...

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5 months ago

Sands School - The Alternative Face of Education

Sands School is taking part in the ECLECT project Every Child a Leader, Every Child a Teacher with schools from the Netherlands, Germany and Spain. ...

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5 months ago

Sands School - The Alternative Face of Education

Sands students taking part in the Dumnonni Live Role Playing event up at Okehampton. Something between battle reenactment and improv theatre, they played many of the bad guys in the May Day event, armed for battle with foam weapons. ...

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