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Mrs East 1959 – 2018

The St Andrew’s School family is saddened to announce the death of our inspirational Headteacher Mrs Sue East on the 19th of December 2018.

While we are devastated by her loss, the staff and governors are committed to ensuring that the school stays true to its values of creativity and inclusion, that Mrs East championed for the 10 wonderful years she was with us.

For those who did not receive the letters sent out to parents and children at the end of the Christmas term, please click on the links below:

Mrs East’s letter to the children (PDF)

Letter to parents and carers (PDF)

Mrs East’s funeral will be held in Bath Abbey at 2pm on Wednesday the 16th of January.

All are welcome

The school will be closed all day.


A fundraising page has been set up in memory of Mrs East – click on the link below to support the refurbishment of the nursery/reception playground at St Andrew’s Church School. A project close to Mrs East’s heart.

Gofundme page for Sue East’s Playground at St Andrew’s Primary


10.01.18 Statement from St Andrew’s Senior Leadership Team and Governors

(in response to the media interest in Mrs East’s wonderful letter)

St Andrew’s Church School has been approached by a number of news organisations requesting more information and interviews.
We thank you for your interest in our remarkable Headteacher Sue East and for the sympathy you have shown.
At present the school’s priority is supporting the children, their families and the school community through this difficult time.
We are also focusing our efforts on preparing for Mrs East’s funeral on the 16th of January and will not by making any further statements until after then.
Thank you for your understanding.

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