Town End Primary School became an Academy in March 2011 being invited to do so by the Department for Education due to being an outstanding school. We felt that being an Academy would help us move forward and continue to improve. It would give us greater freedoms with the curriculum, free up funding to spend on children’s learning and achieve more by sharing resources.
Academies are schools designed to meet the needs of young people in the 21st century. They are non-fee paying schools and independent of the Local Authority, but publicly funded by the Government and inspected by the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted).
Town End Academy is part of the WISE Academies Multi-Academy Trust. WISE Academies is governed by a Board of members. The WISE Trust Board are respected members of the local community from different sectors, including education, business, faith and local government. Originally the Trust was known as Bexhill and Town End Academies, but as plans to welcome more schools to our family grew we have changed our name to WISE Academies. WISE stands for We Inspire Success and Excellence, which sums up our vision. The Trust is dedicated to getting the best for our students and wants to grow to ensure our success can be replicated within other schools.