Establishment The Skinners' School

URN: 140595

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St John's Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9PG
Local authority:
Kent (886)
Mr Edward Wesson
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 18
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Single academy trust:
Academy sponsor:
The Skinners' Company
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URN: 140595, DfE number: 886/5418
UKPRN: 10044808
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No boarders
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No Nursery Classes
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No Special Classes
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Johnny Aisher Appointed by foundation/Trust 05/06/2015 31/08/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Christopher Thompson Appointed by GB/board 31/10/2018 31/10/2022
Thomas James Elected by school staff 19/10/2018 31/10/2022
Judith Tew Appointed by GB/board 16/08/2018 31/08/2022
Peter Gurr Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2014 31/08/2022
William Cohen Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/09/2014 31/08/2022
Andrew Millard Appointed by foundation/Trust 24/03/2017 31/08/2021
Philip Watkins Elected by parents 16/04/2018 16/04/2021
Susannah Walter Elected by parents 16/04/2018 16/04/2021
Louis Boyd Appointed by foundation/Trust 15/11/2016 31/08/2020
Louise Aston Appointed by foundation/Trust 30/06/2016 31/08/2020
Sarah Lowe Elected by school staff 01/09/2016 31/08/2020


Name Appointed by From
Harvey Ward Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/02/2014
Johnny Aisher Appointed by foundation/Trust 02/07/2015
Robert Holroyd Pearce Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/02/2014
William Cohen Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/02/2014

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Edward Wesson 01/02/2014 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Paul Johnston 01/02/2014 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Harvey Ward Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/02/2014 31/08/2018
Jayne Ingman Trustee Elected by parents 01/02/2014 31/08/2018
John Breeze Trustee Appointed by GB/board 01/02/2014 31/08/2018
Jon Burgess Trustee Elected by parents 01/02/2014 31/08/2018
William Cohen Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 01/02/2014 31/08/2018
RSC Region:
South-East England and South London
Government Office Region:
South East
Tunbridge Wells
St John's
Parliamentary Constituency:
Tunbridge Wells
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban city and town
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Tunbridge Wells 007
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Tunbridge Wells 007D

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