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96% of our parents would recommend TGA to another parent - Ofsted Parent View 2017

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 2016 - 2017


Leadership Team

Headteacher Sam Linton
Assistant Head/KS2 Damith Bandara
Assistant Head/Literacy/Y4 Matt Bailey
Assistant Head/Literacy Emily Crow
Inclusion Manager Claire Pearson
KS1/Maths Louise Beasley
EYFS Fiona Moore

Teaching and Learning Staff

Nursery - Acorn Charlotte Phillips, Donata Milkintiene & Michelle Piper

Fiona Moore, Bethan Pettitt, Matt Harley & Trina Osborne

Y1 - Cherry Claire Cardall, Kate Willis & Katie Phillips
Y1 - Willow Kirsty Coyne, Trina Osborne & Jill Darby
Y2 - Chestnut Louise Beasley & Rhiannon Begg
Y3 - Maple Natasha Buckingham, Helen Byard & Hayley Harris
Y3 - Pine Torquil Macrae & Jema Salbaza
Y4 - Rowan Matt Bailey & Amanda Hopcroft
Y5 - Elm Sam Stonestreet & Linda Dean
Y6 - Cedar Damith Bandara
PPA Cover Helen Byard & Sean Muggeridge

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