Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme: Summer success paves the way for healthy holiday fun this winter

After a successful summer of fun, healthy activities for children and young people, preparations are already underway for an even more exciting offer during the Christmas holidays. In the school summer holidays, delivered as part of the Kent County Council-led Reconnect: Kent Children and Young People programme, more than 4,000 four to 16-year-olds enjoyed healthy,…

Food vouchers for children entitled to Free School Meals this October half-term

Food vouchers will be provided for Kent families whose children are entitled to benefits-related Free School Meals this October half-term. Kent County Council has today (Thursday, October 14) announced it will fund one £15 food voucher per eligible child or young person, which can be used in supermarkets and local shops. KCC will fund the…

Grants of up to £8,000 available for activities to help children and young people reconnect with their pre-pandemic lives

Clubs, community groups, schools, and early years settings are being invited to apply for funding to provide extra activities that will help children and young people reconnect to their pre-pandemic lives. The funding is being made available through the Kent County Council-led Reconnect: Kent Children and Young People programme and can be used for activities,…

Consultation launched on proposed Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) provision in Thanet

A consultation launching today is seeking residents’ views on proposals for additional provision for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in Thanet and a change of use of the Garlinge Children’s Centre building. Kent County Council is proposing providing a 16-place Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as…

Congratulations to all pupils receiving results today

Pupils across Kent will receive the results of their post-16 qualifications, including A levels, today. In a joint statement, Kent County Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, Shellina Prendergast, and Director of Education, Christine McInnes, said: “On behalf of everyone at Kent County Council, we would like to offer our sincerest congratulations to all pupils…