The Skinners’ School

Name The Skinners’ School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
Inspection Date 07 June 2007
Address St John’s Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9PG
Phone Number 01892520732
Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Boys
Number of Pupils 1068 (100% boys)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 17.6
Academy Sponsor The Skinners' Company
Local Authority Kent
Percentage Free School Meals 2.1%
Percentage English is Not First Language 13.4%
Persisitent Absence 9.3%
Pupils with SEN Support 4.9%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Description of the school

The Skinners’ is a selective school for boys, with specialist status in science. Most students come from West Kent but a significant number come from East Sussex. The school works in partnership with two other local grammar schools in the provision of post-16 courses. Slightly less than 10% of students come from ethnic minority groups. Sixty-four students have learning difficulties or disabilities. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate Document reference number: HMI 2507 01 April 2007