St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School
St Margaret Clitherow is a Catholic primary school with 392 pupils on roll. It is situated on the northern edge of Tonbridge. The catchment area consists of Tonbridge, Southborough, Hidenborough, Paddock Wood and surrounding villages.
In August 2014 it became an academy as part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership - a multi academy trust. From September 2018 the school has entered into a shared leadership model with St Margaret Clitherow, St Augustine's, Tunbridge Wells and the KCSP Teaching School Alliance. Annemarie Whittle is the Executive Principal and Caroline Ryan the Academy Principal.
There are 14 class bases - 2 in Early Years and mixed age classes in KS1 (4 class bases), LKS2 (4 class bases) and UKS2 (4 class bases) as well as a school hall, library and sanctuary area.
Children in the Foundation Stage are taught in small groups by members of the Early Years Team, in KS1 and KS2 children are often taught in class or year groups but also in ability groups for Core subjects. There is an extra part time teacher in each phase group in the mornings.