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Severe Weather Guidance to Parents - Further to my letter in November and in view of recent forecasts of possible snowfall in the next few weeks, I thought I should write to remind you of the procedures. - Read More


School News

Weekly Bulletin 15/02/19


Weekly Bulletin In addition to regular website updates, termly newsletter and frequent Twitter news, as from the beginning of this term we will produce a weekly School Bulletin to keep everyone updated on the events of the forthcoming week, reminders, school news and dates for the diary. The School Bulletin will be sent to parents via School Comms. The Bulletin will be published every Friday and, in addition to the School Comms message, it will also be uploaded on the school website.

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The Year 8 Options Parents Evening


The Year 8 Options Parents Evening will take place on Thursday 14th February from 5pm – 7pm.

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Kent Teacher of the Year Awards


Submit a nomination - online nominations deadline 1st March 2019

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Year 11 Saturday School


Saturday 9th February 2019

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Year 7 Homework Challenge


Year 7 Homework Challenge - Term 1

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Contact Us


Contact Information

If you would like a free copy of any of the information on our website please contact us at school using the details below.

The North School

Essella Road



TN24 8AL


Main reception – Mrs Dearden


Tel:  01233 614600

Fax: 01233 612906


Contact information key staff members:



Principal of Communities

Mr. S. Eede

[email protected]



Pastoral support Manger



Ms Williams

[email protected]



Mrs Baksh

[email protected]



SENCO – Mrs Clipstone – [email protected]



Subject leaders




E-mail address

Head of English

Mrs C. Ellerby [email protected]

Head of Maths

M D. Munday

[email protected]

Head of Science

Mrs C. Spreadborough [email protected]

Head of Sport

Miss S. Kray

[email protected]

Head of Creative Arts



Head of Geography (inc Leisure and Tourism) and school EBT

Ms E. Redpath

[email protected]

Head of History

Mr. M . Waghorn [email protected]

Head of MFL

Mrs C. Ellerby

[email protected]

Head of Social Sciences

Ms N. Marples

[email protected]

Head of Performing Arts

Miss S. Kray

[email protected]

Head of Computing 

Ms J. Cutts

[email protected]

Head of Technology / Food Technology

Miss C. McNelis

[email protected]

Head of Philosophy & Ethics KS3

Head of Philosophy & Ethics Year 11

Mr L. DeHara

Ms N. Marples

[email protected]

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Head of Business & Finance

Mr A. Besanko

[email protected]
Head of Laurel Centre (and SENCO) Mrs C. Clipstone [email protected]


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