Marsh Academy

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The Marsh Academy
New Romney Church Tower - New Romney - Kent - June 2007.jpg
Established 1610
Type Academy
Headteacher Shaun Simmons[1]
Location Station Road
New Romney
TN28 8BB
Ages 11–18

The Marsh Academy, formerly John Southland's Community Comprehensive School, is a secondary school in New Romney, Kent, in the United Kingdom. The school is supported by the Skinners’ Company.

Students attend from all over Romney Marsh.

From 7 September 1977 until 24 July 2015, the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway provided school trains to transport children to and from the Academy. The service was finally withdrawn due to falling usage.[2]


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  2. ^ "Boat trains, but no more school trains...". Narrow Gauge World (106). Atlantic Publishers Ltd. September 2015. 

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Coordinates: 50°59′13″N 0°56′49″E / 50.98694°N 0.94694°E / 50.98694; 0.94694