Establishment Towers School and Sixth Form Centre

URN: 136583

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Faversham Road, Kennington, Ashford, Kent, TN24 9AL
Local authority:
Kent (886)
Mr Richard Billings
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11 to 19
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URN: 136583, DfE number: 886/4196
UKPRN: 10033255
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Good (Last inspection: 23 January 2019)
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Jasmine Turner Appointed by GB/board 15/10/2019 12/12/2019


Name Appointed by From To
Richard Billings Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2014 01/01/2025
Catherine Lee Elected by parents 23/05/2019 22/05/2023
Christopher Liston Appointed by academy members 08/03/2018 07/03/2022
Roger Hiskey Appointed by academy members 14/12/2017 13/12/2021
Jasmine Turner Appointed by academy members 04/09/2017 03/09/2021
Richmond Connor Elected by parents 13/10/2016 12/10/2020
Lynn Western Appointed by GB/board 23/05/2019 22/05/2020


Name Appointed by From
Joanne Flanagan Appointed by academy members 24/11/2016
Julie Cragg Appointed by academy members 04/09/2013
Mark Haskell Appointed by academy members 18/02/2014

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
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Richard Billings 01/01/2014 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
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Clare Parker 01/09/2015 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Graham Saltmarsh Chair of trustees Appointed by academy members 22/03/2019 15/10/2019
Philippa Barling Gasson Member Appointed by academy members 21/03/2017 25/03/2019
Mark Vidler Trustee Appointed by academy members 25/09/2018 22/03/2019
Graham Saltmarsh Trustee Appointed by academy members 01/11/2018 21/03/2019
Mark Haskell Chair of trustees Appointed by GB/board 25/09/2018 21/03/2019
Mark Haskell Trustee Appointed by academy members 02/03/2017 21/03/2019
RSC Region:
South-East England and South London
Government Office Region:
South East
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Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Ashford 003
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Ashford 003B

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