Cheadle Hulme School – Juniors


Cheadle Hulme School (Science Room), Claremont Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, SK8 6EF

When is it?:

Wednesday 12.30 pm to 1.15 pm.

Who is it for?:

Junior School children of all abilities are welcome to attend the chess club


Spring 2020 Term Dates:

January 29th

February 5th, 19th and 26th

March 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th.

About Sarah Hegarty Chess Club:

We pride ourselves on the highest standards and ensure all our classes are engaging, fun, and tailored to the students. We happily take on complete beginners through to players competing for International championships and ensure each child gets the most of the experience.

We use physical and digital materials.

If they wish, children will be enrolled in individual and team competitions such as teh Delancey UK Chess Challenge, the EPSCA national primary schools chess championships and AJIS chess championships.

About the teacher:

Sarah Longson (nee Hegarty). Former British Ladies Champion and regular member of the English Olympiad teams. I ahve been teaching chess to children for over 10 years and have taught British and European champions.

Jonathan recently graduated from Durham University with a first in Maths and Physics. He has been playing chess since age 10 and while attending Stockport Grammar School sixth form, he ran their chess club for two years.While at university he played chess casually and during the holidays he played for Stockport chess club. Having graduated, he is taking a gap year to pursue his hobbies and currently plays chess for Marple A team. Jonathan has tutored Maths and Physics in the past and so is eager to apply these skills to teaching chess