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6th November 2015
Topping-Out Ceremony

23rd March 2015
Kent News Article

5th September 2014
Time Capsule Buried at The Wells Free School

1st August 2014
The Wells Music Festival 

20th December 2013
Celebrating the inaugural Wells' Food Festival.

11th October 2013
School hopes to buy 1930s tiles.

11th October 2013
Children visit the Building Site of the new school.

6th September 2013
Opening of The Wells Free School.

14th June 2013
Article in Tunbridge Wells Courier (pages 20 and 21)
The article speaks about the teachers who have been appointed, the overview of the school including the mission statement and guiding principles, and mentions the funding agreement (which was signed the day the paper was published) being the final hurdle to opening!

9th June 2013
This Is Kent - New primary The Wells Free School due to receive final approval

10th January 2013
This Is Kent - Free Schools - All you need to know (Courier Education Supplement Jan 2013)

14th December 2012
This Is Kent - Former hospital set to be demolished early next year

23rd November 2012
This Is Kent - Head of town's first free school awaits challenge

16th November 2012
Kent and Sussex Courier - The Wells Free School in Tunbridge Wells chooses head teacher

20th July 2012
This Is Kent - TFWS gets government approval

29th June 2012
This Is Kent - old Kent and Sussex hospital site potential

28th April 2012
BBC News Kent (Tanya Gupter)

March 2012
Article in Playground Magazine pg26 - 27

28 February 2012
Interview on BBC Radio Kent Breakfast Show with members of TWFS group as part of a morning devoted to local education provision. Also live interview with Julia George later that day.

19 February 2012
Article in Tunbridge Wells on Sunday

17 February 2012
2 page interview in Courier with Glenn Douglas, (CEO of the NHS Trust) including discussion about the proposed development of our key site, and the likelihood of establishing a new school in the location. This was not specifically about our free school proposal, however it raised our profile and continued the ongoing discussion about the town's need for a new primary.

3 February 2012
Letter of support published

27 January 2012
Follow up article to the above citing support by prominent local politician and former council leader Roy Bullock.

27 January 2012
Editorial comment in the Courier. “As we reported last week, a group of parents is trying to create a new primary under the Government's “Free School” scheme …… Looking at the figures which are nothing short of alarming this kind of approach is what is required”

20 January 2012
Front page article in local paper, the “Kent and Sussex Courier” about our application and how to express support.