Establishment Amherst School

URN: 136499

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Address
Witches Lane, Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2AX
Local authority
Kent (886)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Andrew Reid
Phase of education
Primary
School type
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Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 136499, DfE number: 886/2141
UKPRN: 10033038
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01732452577
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 11 May 2022)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Not applicable
Number of pupils
379
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 March 2011
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
No Special Classes
Date last changed / confirmed
2 January 2023
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Louise Margaret Austin Not recorded Appointed by academy members 2 November 2022 1 November 2026

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Emily Bethan Pegg Not recorded Elected by parents 7 December 2022 6 December 2026
Kathryn Victoria Stoneman Not recorded Elected by parents 7 December 2022 6 December 2026
Emma Louise Adair Not recorded Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 3 December 2022 2 December 2026
Rosa Carmen Alvarado Sanchez Not recorded Appointed by academy members 20 October 2022 19 October 2026
Lorna Harvey Not recorded Elected by school staff 9 June 2022 8 June 2026
Susan Arnold Not recorded Elected by school staff 9 June 2022 8 June 2026
Nicola Browning Not recorded Appointed by academy members 15 March 2022 14 March 2026
Anya Louise Jones Not recorded Elected by parents 29 November 2021 28 November 2025
Xanthippi Arvanitidou Kapos Not recorded Elected by parents 29 November 2021 28 November 2025
Patricia Jones Not recorded Elected by school staff 25 November 2021 24 November 2025
Lea Sarah Trussler Not recorded Appointed by academy members 11 February 2021 10 February 2025
Joshua Amott Not recorded Appointed by academy members 1 February 2021 31 January 2025
Tamsin Sarah Collins Not recorded Elected by parents 13 June 2019 12 June 2023
Emily Grier Not recorded Appointed by academy members 22 May 2019 21 May 2023
Samuel Allen Brockington-Belli Not recorded Appointed by academy members 14 May 2019 13 May 2023
Andrew Reid Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2013 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Emma Louise Allen Local governor Appointed by academy members 28 January 2019 27 January 2023
Carolyn Swain Local governor Appointed by academy members 25 November 2021 5 July 2022
David Hale Local governor Appointed by academy members 2 July 2021 5 July 2022
Joanna Mais Local governor Elected by school staff 29 May 2020 24 March 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR)
South East
District
Sevenoaks
Ward
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Parliamentary constituency
Sevenoaks
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000016
Easting
550933
Northing
155835
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Sevenoaks 011
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Sevenoaks 011B
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This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

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