HeadStart Kent – Big Conversation for Young People

More than 100 secondary school pupils from schools and colleges across Kent met together to join the ‘Big Conversation’ about mental health in young people on Wednesday, March 21. The event, organised by Big Lottery Fund-supported HeadStart Kent, gave students information on improving their mental health, with workshops leading up to a big debate. Workshops…

National secondary school offer day

Secondary Schools Offer Alert: Please note that letters regarding school offers have been sent but due to the adverse weather conditions may experience delay in delivery through Royal Mail. Emails are being sent out today, Thursday 1st March, throughout the day. If you require more information about offers, and the appeal process, please go to…

Kent Adult Education nominated for national award to be presented by celebrity host

Kent Adult Education (KAE) has been nominated for a prestigious national award in recognition of the fantastic opportunities it offers thousands of adults across the county. The organisation is up against seven others in the ‘Adult and Community Learning Provider of the Year’ category in the TES (formally Times Educational Supplement) FE (Further Education) Awards…

Girl, seven, collects presents for children who ‘won’t be with their mummies and daddies’ this Christmas

A seven-year-old girl who longed to give presents to children who ‘won’t be with their mummies and daddies’ this Christmas has collected almost 800 gifts – with a little help from some special people. Lilly Osborne, who lives near Borough Green, came up with the heart-warming idea after enduring a tough Christmas herself last year.…