Our Academies

The Stour Academy Trust currently consists of eight Academies across Kent.

Our Academies 1

Richmond Primary School

Sheerness, Kent.

Lansdowne Primary School

Lansdowne Primary School

Sittingbourne, Kent.

Sturry CE Primary School

Sturry CE Primary School

Canterbury, Kent.

Our Academies 4

Adisham CE Primary School

Canterbury, Kent.

Thistle Hill Academy

Thistle Hill Academy

Minster on Sea, Kent.

Our Academies 5

Richmond Primary School

Ofsted rating

Overall effectivenessGood
The quality of education – Good
Behaviour and attitudes – Good
Personal development – Good
Leadership and management – Good
Early years provision – Good

Inspection dates: 8 and 9 November 2022

Lansdowne Primary School

Lansdowne Primary School

Ofsted rating

Overall effectiveness – Good
The quality of education – Good
Behaviour and attitudes – Outstanding
Personal development – Outstanding
Leadership and management – Outstanding
Early years provision – Outstanding

Inspection dates 13-14 December 2022

Our Academies 6

Chilmington Green Primary School

Ofsted rating

Overall effectivenessGood
The quality of education – Good
Behaviour and attitudes – Good
Personal development – Good
Leadership and management – Good
Early years provision – Outstanding

Inspection dates 6-7 December 2022

Our Academies 7

Water Meadows Primary School

Ofsted rating

Overall effectiveness – Good
Effectiveness of leadership and management – Outstanding
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment – Good
Personal development, behaviour and welfare – Good
Outcomes for pupils – Good
Early years provision – Outstanding

Inspection dates 19–20 March 2019

Finberry Primary School

Finberry Primary School

Ofsted rating

Overall effectiveness – Good
Effectiveness of leadership and management – Good
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment – Good
Personal development, behaviour and welfare – Good
Outcomes for pupils – Good
Early years provision – Good

Inspection dates 26–27 September 2018

🆕Finberry received an ungraded (section 8) inspection of a good school in January 2024, read the report here.

Sturry CE Primary School

Sturry CE Primary School

Ofsted rating

Overall effectiveness – Outstanding
Leadership and management – Outstanding
Behaviour and safety of pupils – Outstanding 
Quality of teaching – Outstanding
Achievement of pupils – Outstanding
Early years provision – Outstanding

Inspection dates 27–28 January 2015

Our Academies 8

Adisham CE Primary School

Ofsted rating

Overall effectiveness – Outstanding
Leadership and management – Outstanding
Behaviour and safety of pupils – Outstanding 
Quality of teaching – Outstanding
Achievement of pupils – Outstanding
Early years provision – Outstanding

Inspection dates 4–5 July 2017

🆕Adisham received an ungraded (section 8) inspection of an outstanding school in November 2023, read the report here.

Thistle Hill Academy

Thistle Hill Academy

Ofsted rating

Overall effectiveness – Requires improvement
The quality of education – Requires improvement
Behaviour and attitudes – Good
Personal development – Good
Leadership and management – Requires improvement
Early years provision – Good