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To be culturally literate is to possess the basic information needed to thrive in the modern world

E D Hirsch

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all

Aristotle

We believe in brilliant schools where children thrive and knowledge matters

Dr Jo Saxton

Turner Schools is a Kent-based academy trust led by local people, to deliver a brilliant education for all in the community.

Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils to succeed.

We aim to be a force for good in the community we serve, supporting social mobility and regeneration through education. We call this mission “sea-change”.

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Our CEO discussing plans for Folkestone Academy and successes across the Trust

Our CEO discussing plans for Folkestone Academy and successes across the Trust

Tracy Luke (Principal of The Folkestone School for Girls) will join Turner Free School as its founding Chair of the Local Governing Body

Tracy Luke (Principal of The Folkestone School for Girls) will join Turner Free School as its founding Chair of the Local Governing Body

Mrs Luke will continue her mission to improve education across Folkestone in this exciting new role.

Tracy Luke (Principal of The Folkestone School for Girls) will join Turner Free School as its founding Chair of the Local Governing Body

Mrs Luke will continue her mission to improve education across Folkestone in this exciting new role.

Primary Academy Takes the Crown in Annual Primary Maths Challenge

Primary Academy Takes the Crown in Annual Primary Maths Challenge



Primary Academy Takes the Crown in Annual Primary Maths Challenge



Martello Primary Pupils link up with Nepal

Martello Primary Pupils link up with Nepal

The pupils at Martello Primary were so excited last week to participate in a video conference with pupils from Kakarbhitta Higher Secondary School situated within the Jhapa district in Nepal.

Martello Primary Pupils link up with Nepal

The pupils at Martello Primary were so excited last week to participate in a video conference with pupils from Kakarbhitta Higher Secondary School situated within the Jhapa district in Nepal.

We are delighted to announce Principal Designate of The Turner Free School

We are delighted to announce Principal Designate of The Turner Free School

Ms Yates is a brilliant teacher and school leader with a passion for English literature as well as a deep love of her home-town Folkestone.

We are delighted to announce Principal Designate of The Turner Free School

Ms Yates is a brilliant teacher and school leader with a passion for English literature as well as a deep love of her home-town Folkestone.

Turner Schools given greenlight to open Folkestone’s first new secondary school in a decade

Turner Schools given greenlight to open Folkestone’s first new secondary school in a decade

Turner Schools to form partnership with three local secondaries, putting Folkestone First

Turner Schools to form partnership with three local secondaries, putting Folkestone First

New chapter of collaboration with Folkestone Academy, The King’s School Canterbury, and The Folkestone School for Girls

A Big Thank You To Bunnings

A Big Thank You To Bunnings

We would like to say a ‘Big Thank You’ to Bunnings of Folkestone for generously donating bedding plants to Martello Primary for the planters around the school.

A Big Thank You To Bunnings

We would like to say a ‘Big Thank You’ to Bunnings of Folkestone for generously donating bedding plants to Martello Primary for the planters around the school.

SEVERE WEATHER

SEVERE WEATHER

Every winter brings the possibility of snow and ice and with that can come wide spread and prolonged disruption. Our priority is educating children and staying open so parents can work. On rare occasions, if safety is compromised or staffing levels are too low due to travel issues we may have to close. Click here to see if your school is effected.

SEVERE WEATHER

Every winter brings the possibility of snow and ice and with that can come wide spread and prolonged disruption. Our priority is educating children and staying open so parents can work. On rare occasions, if safety is compromised or staffing levels are too low due to travel issues we may have to close. Click here to see if your school is effected.

“Best CPD ever” - according to colleagues with @mikeaskew26. Thanks Prof https://t.co/C7RlPdzDxd
21 September 2018
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Coming soon to @turnerschoolsuk thanks to a grant from @classicsforall https://t.co/EE02VIgQHV
13 September 2018
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Very proud of our newest school. Pupils using their French already thanks to @MonsieurRMC https://t.co/5wHoQLtxWk
13 September 2018
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Every one in the Turner Team has one goal - to deliver a knowledge-led education to our pupils in safe and inspiring environments.
If you are interested in joining the Turner Schools family please look at our current vacancies.