Establishment St James' Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

URN: 118725

Voluntary aided school

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Address
Sandrock Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3PR
Local authority
Kent (886)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr John Tutt
Phase of education
Primary
School type
Voluntary aided school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 118725, DfE number: 886/3322
UKPRN: 10079666
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01892523006
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 27 March 2008)
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Religious character
Church of England
Diocese
Diocese of Rochester
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
628
Open date
1 January 1900
Reason establishment opened
Not Recorded
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
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 Opens a dialog
6.1%
Date last changed / confirmed
7 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Stephen Pollard Appointed by LA 21 September 2020 16 October 2023

Governors

Governors
Name Appointed by From To
James Stewart Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 1 September 2006 31 December 2100
John Tutt Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2017 31 December 2100
Kay Dunlop Appointed by foundation/Trust 24 February 2021 24 February 2025
Nina Skomorowski-Brown Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 August 2021 1 September 2024
Karen Dunn Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2019 31 December 2023
Jess Austen Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 October 2019 30 October 2023
Catherine Palmer Elected by parents 30 October 2019 29 October 2023
Matthew Atkinson Appointed by foundation/Trust 3 February 2016 1 September 2023
Nicola Santaana Elected by parents 1 September 2019 1 September 2023
Shaun Butcher Elected by parents 1 September 2019 1 September 2023
Lucy Downes Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2019 27 November 2022
Suzie Toombs Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 October 2019 30 October 2022
Shane Jacob Elected by school staff 19 March 2018 18 March 2022

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Sally Chandler Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 October 2019 12 March 2021
Susan Schibli Governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 February 2018 18 November 2020
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR)
South East
District
Tunbridge Wells
Ward
Park
Parliamentary constituency
Tunbridge Wells
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000016
Easting
559230
Northing
139720
Census ward
Unknown
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Tunbridge Wells 008
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Tunbridge Wells 008C
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