Establishment Westlands School

URN: 136286

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Westlands Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1PF
Local authority
Kent (886)
Headteacher / Principal
Miss Christina Honess
Phase of education
School type
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Academy trust
Academy sponsor
Swale Academies Trust
Gender of entry
URN: 136286, DfE number: 886/5434
UKPRN: 10031371
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 27 February 2019)
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Religious character
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
Section 41 approved
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Open date
1 September 2010
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Has Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
22 November 2021
Type of SEN provision
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty and PD - Physical Disability
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Resourced provision number on roll
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Alan Barham Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 10 July 2020 9 July 2024

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Elizabeth Frost Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 10 June 2021 10 June 2025
Rohanna Green Not recorded Elected by school staff 19 July 2019 18 July 2023
Shona Ward Not recorded Elected by school staff 19 July 2019 18 July 2023
Pamela Lithgow Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 25 May 2019 25 May 2023
Kaye Sapp Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 23 May 2019 22 May 2023
Karen Mirams Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 9 January 2018 8 January 2022
Christina Honess Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 26 September 2019 Not recorded
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR)
South East
Borden and Grove Park
Parliamentary constituency
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Swale 012
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Swale 012C
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