Establishment The Wells Free School

URN: 139696

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King Charles Square, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8FA
Local authority:
Kent (886)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mrs Kate Le Page
Age range: Help with age range field
4 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Free schools
Single-academy trust:
Gender of entry:
URN: 139696, DfE number: 886/2025
UKPRN: 10041721
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Admissions policy:
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 18 June 2019)
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Religious character:
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Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Open date / Reason:
New Provision
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Special classes:
Not applicable
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Steven George Appointed by GB/board 13/12/2018 13/12/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Ashley Webb Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2020 31/08/2024
David Wilson Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2020 31/08/2024
Fred Quirk Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2020 31/08/2024
Louise Hallam Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2020 31/08/2024
Warren Gardiner Elected by parents 01/01/2019 31/12/2023
Anna-Marie Cheeseman Elected by school staff 18/10/2019 18/10/2023
Elizabeth Grant Appointed by GB/board 15/01/2018 14/01/2022
Jane Page Elected by parents 29/11/2017 29/11/2021
Katharine Le Page Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2020 Not recorded


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Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Katharine Le Page 01/09/2020 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Katharine Le Page 01/09/2020 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Chris Dodge Accounting officer N/A 01/05/2017 31/08/2020
Chris Dodge Chief financial officer N/A 02/05/2017 31/08/2020
Jean-Pierre van der Spuy Trustee Appointed by academy members 14/10/2013 04/11/2019
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR):
South East
Tunbridge Wells
Parliamentary constituency:
Tunbridge Wells
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
Tunbridge Wells 008
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Tunbridge Wells 008A

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