‘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This article is no longer being updated.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…

National Primary Offer Day 2020

More than 97% of children in Kent will find out today that they have been offered a place at one of the primary schools their family named on their application form. A total of 17,855 pupils applied for a primary school place in Kent for September 2020 (17,411 from Kent and 444 out of county…

National Secondary Offer Day 2020

More than 94% of pupils will receive an offer from one of their four preferred schools this National Secondary Offer Day despite the number of families applying for places increasing by almost 1,000 in the last two years to the largest cohort ever. A total of 21,670 parents/carers applied for a place for their child…

Two new websites promote positive emotional health this Children’s Mental Health Week

This Children’s Mental Health Week, young people in Kent are being invited to visit a new website designed to help keep them emotionally healthy – and there is a separate site aimed at helping parents support their children’s mental health too. MoodSpark (www.moodspark.org.uk) has been developed for young people in Kent, with young people in…