Establishment Groombridge St Thomas' Church of England Primary School

URN: 114559

Voluntary aided school

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Address:
Corseley Road, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 9SF
Local authority:
East Sussex (845)
Headteacher/Principal:
Miss Angela Nicholls
Age range: Help with age range field
4 to 11
Phase of education:
Primary
School type:
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 114559, DfE number: 845/3332
UKPRN: 10072462
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Website:
http://www.groombridgest-thomas.e-sussex.sch.uk Opens in new window
Telephone:
01892864305
Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 20 May 2009)
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Data from other services:
Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese:
Diocese of Chichester
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
School capacity: Help with school capacity field
218
Number of pupils:
203
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field
2.5%
Date last changed / confirmed:
03/08/2020
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll:
Resourced provision capacity:
SEN Unit number on roll:
SEN Unit capacity:

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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Thomas Swann Elected by parents 21/07/2018 25/09/2022

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
Sharon Francis Appointed by foundation/Trust 20/06/2012 19/06/2037
Angela Nicholls Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2000 31/12/2024
Caroline Watkins Appointed by foundation/Trust 19/12/2019 18/12/2023
Ann Saunders Foundation/sponsor members 21/11/2019 20/11/2023
Stuart Fraser Foundation/sponsor members 21/11/2019 20/11/2023
Richard Hayes Elected by parents 04/01/2019 03/01/2023
Helen Denton Elected by school staff 05/09/2019 05/09/2022
Garry Saunders Appointed by LA 19/03/2018 18/03/2022
Guy Orridge Elected by parents 01/04/2017 22/07/2021
Peter Symes Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/06/2017 31/05/2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Maggie Carroll Governor Appointed by LA 24/11/2018 22/07/2020
Trevor Harrison Governor Foundation/sponsor members 30/10/2018 20/12/2019
Joanna Langton Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 19/05/2017 13/11/2019
Tina Reed Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 07/10/2015 06/10/2019
RSC Region:
South-East England and South London
Government Office Region:
South East
District:
Wealden
Ward:
Withyham
Parliamentary Constituency:
Wealden
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural village
GSS LA Code:
E10000011
Easting:
553009
Northing:
136771
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Wealden 002
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Wealden 002B

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