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Welcome to Temple Grove Academy

Welcome to Temple Grove Academy, the first primary school of Temple Grove Academy Trust in Tunbridge Wells. We hope that you will enjoy visiting our website and that it provides you with an insight into our vibrant and happy nursery and primary school. TGA staff are caring, experienced and committed to meeting the individual needs of every child through a happy, secure environment.

Who's Who

TGA Staff 2017 - 2018


Leadership Team

Headteacher Sam Linton
Inclusion Manager Claire Pearson
Assistant Head/KS2 Phase Leader/Maths/Y6 Damith Bandara
Assistant Head/Literacy/Y3 Matt Bailey
Assistant Head/Literacy Emily Crow
KS1 Phase Leader/Maths/Y2 Louise Beasley
EYFS Phase Leader Fiona Moore

Teaching and Learning Staff

Nursery - Acorn Phillippa Traviss & Donata Milkintiene

Fiona Moore, Charlotte Phillips

Y1 - Cherry

Bethan Long, Kate Willis & Trina Osborne

Y1/2 - Willow Kirsty Coyne, Lucy Rust & Jill Darby
Y2 - Chestnut Louise Beasley, Rhiannon Begg & Katie Phillips
Y3 - Maple Amanda Hopcroft & Jema Sabalza
Y4 - Pine Claire Cardall & Jema Sabalza
Y4 - Ash Sam Stonestreet & Hayley Harris
Y5 - Elm Natasha Buckingham & Helen Byard
Y6 - Cedar Damith Bandara, Matt Bailey & Linda Dean
PPA Cover Charlotte Phillips

Admin and Support Staff

Academy Business Manager - Phil Holland Academy Office Manager - Tracy Rust 
Family Liaison Officer - Hayley Brown Pastoral Support Manager - Jo Stevens
Receptionist - Julia Gillespie  
After School Club - Marisa Espinola  

Kitchen Staff

Kelly Bolger, Michelle Squires, Hazel Hollamby