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The North School Farm - Spring Fair 2017 - The North School Farm's famous Spring fair is taking place on Saturday 22nd April 2017, 10am-4pm.  - Read More


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Canterbury Christ Church University (STEM)visit

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The North School Farm - Spring Fair 2017


The North School Farm's famous Spring fair is taking place on Saturday 22nd April 2017, 10am-4pm. 

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Premier Foods Link


Our links with Premier Foods have enabled us to enrich the curriculum of our Business Studies students

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Year 7 Homework - Castle Challenge


Our year 7 students  undertook their history homework challenge with enthusiasm this term. The challenge required students to design and create their own medieval castle. The standard of the castles we received was exceptional and most students went above and beyond the requirements of the task. We had a range of styles, layouts and materials and our department is now beautifully decorated with their hard work.  Well done year 7. 

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Auschwitz Trip


Lessons from Auschwitz is a programme established by the Holocaust Educational Trust, where it gives the opportunity to two students from each school participating to be a part of the programme. The programme consists of two seminars and the trip to Poland. The first seminar is where you meet your Educator and your group; it is where discussions are had and opinions and views voiced on the Holocaust.

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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:





Head of Community

Pastoral support Manger

Pastoral support Manger


Mr Hake

Miss Himmer

Mrs Kamara


Mrs Henry

Mrs Collis

Mrs Baksh


SENCO – Mrs Clipstone –



Subject leaders




E-mail address

Head of English

Mrs C Ellerby

Head of Maths

Mrs K Williams

Head of Science

Mrs C Spreadborough

Head of Sport

Miss S Kray

Head of Creative Arts

Mrs C Cruse

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

Ms M. Howes

Head of History

Miss S van Rossum

Head of MFL

Mrs C Ellerby

Head of Social Sciences

Ms N Marples

Head of Performing Arts

Mrs S Matthews

Head of Computing Maternity Cover

Mrs A Besanko

Head of Technology / Food Technology

Miss K McNelis

Head of Values

Mrs S Anderson

Head of Laurel Centre (and SENCO)

Mrs C Clipstone