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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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Folkestone pupils take a trip into outer space with interactive workshop

Folkestone pupils take a trip into outer space with interactive workshop

This week, Year 7 pupils at Folkestone Academy took a trip among the stars with the help of the University of Kent.

Folkestone pupils take a trip into outer space with interactive workshop

This week, Year 7 pupils at Folkestone Academy took a trip among the stars with the help of the University of Kent.

Folkestone Kindergarten trip to Wingham Wildlife Park

Folkestone Kindergarten trip to Wingham Wildlife Park

Folkestone Kindergarten trip to Wingham Wildlife Park

Canada Day Memorial

Canada Day Memorial

This Monday, 20 Year 6 students were fortunate enough to be involved in Canada Day celebrations in memory of the Canadian soldiers who fell, fighting in World War One

Canada Day Memorial

This Monday, 20 Year 6 students were fortunate enough to be involved in Canada Day celebrations in memory of the Canadian soldiers who fell, fighting in World War One

Induction Events at the Turner Free School

Induction Events at the Turner Free School

At Turner Free School (TFS), we have been concentrating on making sure every scholar who will start with us this September is happy and ready to learn from his or her very first day.

Year 6 French Residential

Year 6 French Residential

Last week, Year 6 pupils at Folkestone Academy enjoyed an action-packed residential trip to France, benefiting from opportunities to immerse themselves in French culture, outdoor adventures and even a trip to Disneyland!

Year 6 French Residential

Last week, Year 6 pupils at Folkestone Academy enjoyed an action-packed residential trip to France, benefiting from opportunities to immerse themselves in French culture, outdoor adventures and even a trip to Disneyland!

Folkestone Academy pupils take up the Ancient Egyptian lifestyle!

Folkestone Academy pupils take up the Ancient Egyptian lifestyle!

This week, Year 4 pupils at Folkestone Academy had the opportunity to live the life of an Ancient Egyptian!

Folkestone Academy pupils take up the Ancient Egyptian lifestyle!

This week, Year 4 pupils at Folkestone Academy had the opportunity to live the life of an Ancient Egyptian!

Introducing our new Head of School at Martello

Introducing our new Head of School at Martello

Mr Wayne Beech, the new Head of School at Martello Primary, joined Team Turner in April

Introducing our new Head of School at Martello

Mr Wayne Beech, the new Head of School at Martello Primary, joined Team Turner in April

Folkestone Academy pupils celebrate their ‘brilliant’ achievement!

Folkestone Academy pupils celebrate their ‘brilliant’ achievement!

This week we’ve been delighted to hold our own internal celebration event for our Brilliant Club graduates at Folkestone Academy.

Folkestone Academy pupils celebrate their ‘brilliant’ achievement!

This week we’ve been delighted to hold our own internal celebration event for our Brilliant Club graduates at Folkestone Academy.

Turner Free School Scholars visit the University of Kent

Turner Free School Scholars visit the University of Kent

On Wednesday 12th June, scholars from Turner Free School visited the University of Kent to get a taste of university life.

Turner Free School Scholars visit the University of Kent

On Wednesday 12th June, scholars from Turner Free School visited the University of Kent to get a taste of university life.

How Turner Schools is helping Kent meet the growing secondary school population

How Turner Schools is helping Kent meet the growing secondary school population

Folkestone is growing. As one of the top ten coolest places to live, according to The Times, it’s not surprising that people are flocking to the town. Kent County Council (KCC) know that over the next five years they need to provide hundreds more secondary school places.

How Turner Schools is helping Kent meet the growing secondary school population

Folkestone is growing. As one of the top ten coolest places to live, according to The Times, it’s not surprising that people are flocking to the town. Kent County Council (KCC) know that over the next five years they need to provide hundreds more secondary school places.

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4 September 2017
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Inspiring speech from @turnerschoolsuk Chair @carllygo to start off the year #teamturner #knowledgematters
4 September 2017
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@turnerschoolsuk it's a knowledge led curriculum to ensure everyone thrives https://t.co/5Oh6hVAApq
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