Cornerstone – Crewe

Cornerstone Crewe opened on Monday 2nd September 2019 and we moved to new premises, “The Stables” on Monday 22nd February 2021.

Cornerstone Crewe carries ten places, four assessment places and six early intervention, school referral places.

Contact details

The Cornerstone Academy Crewe
The Stables
Warmingham Road

Telephone: 01270 304094

Teacher, Deputy Safeguarding Lead & SENCO
My name is Sophie Neilson. I am the KS2 class teacher . I have taught for ten years and upon returning from two years in sunny Dubai, moved to teaching in alternative provision. Teaching at Cornerstone is truly the highlight of my career so far and working with our children daily is a privilege. Outside of school I love practicing yoga, experimenting with cooking different cuisines and exploring the Cheshire countryside.

Teacher / Data & Assessment Lead
Hi, my name is Oliver Wood.  I am the KS1 class teacher.

Learning Mentor/Outdoor Education Lead
I’m Katie Carter, I have worked in education setting for over 6 years. My experience covers both class based support for children in a variety of schools and outdoor education. My passion is to engage and motivate children whilst outdoors. I have trained as a forest school practitioner which enables me to work with team members to deliver an alternative to classroom learning.


Learning Mentor
I’m Amanda Whitehead a Learning Mentor.  It’s a rewarding role helping disengaged children return to full time education.  I have worked with pre and primary school aged children for over 12 years whilst raising a family. I have a son and daughter both studying at university. Outside of work I enjoy attending my local gym and walking my black labrador, Jamie.

Hi, my name is Ivor Sanderson.  I am currently on secondment from AXIS Academy.  I am looking forward to working with all the children in Cornerstone Academy along with all the new challenges a secondment brings!  In my spare time I am a keen photographer, I  play the piano and sing.  I like to cook from scratch and read.

Administration Assistant
Hi, my name is Anne Williams.  I have worked as a support member of staff in schools since 2001.  I worked in nursery and out of school care in Scotland and  primary & secondary here in Cheshire.   It’s nice to be working in  such a privileged position, helping to support and re-engage our children as they are our future!  I live locally with my family and my black Labrador called Bracken.  I love to garden, bake, walk the dog and read – I love reading!