Kent Test results day

Families will soon find out how their child did in the Kent Test when Kent County Council releases results this afternoon. This year, 15,634 children took the Kent Test, which was delayed by roughly a month to accommodate the impact of COVID-19 and in particular the period from late March this year when schools were closed…

Kent County Council gives almost 20,000 food vouchers to families to help feed children during half-term

Kent County Council has given almost 20,000 food vouchers to vulnerable families to help them feed their children during the half-term holiday. The council, along with its partners, has already supported thousands of residents through the Kent Together helpline and webpage since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and this service will continue. However, last…

KCC announces new measures for school transport

Kent County Council has announced new measures that will allow pupils to travel to and from school safely when they return to the classroom next month. School transport guidance was provided by Government on 11 August, although KCC officers have been working since the lockdown began on preparing for a full return to school with…

‘We’ll work with schools to ensure Kent students’ education is not impacted by Covid-19′

Richard Long, Kent County Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, said: “Colleagues and I are very aware of serious concerns in Kent, and indeed throughout the country, about the A level and other post-16 qualifications results students received yesterday. Discussions with schools and initial feedback from head teachers suggest there are many groups of…

Latest updates on Kent schools and provision for children and young people

This article is no longer being updated. For the latest Kent County Council media releases relating to schools, nurseries and provision for children and young people, click here: https://kccmediahub.net/category/education Updates and further information relating to Kent schools and nurseries, and provision for children and young people, during the Covid-19 pandemic will be published here as…