Net zero, skills, community and change at heart of KCC vision

Plans to support greener transport, digital connectivity, job opportunities and sustainable infrastructure are among a raft of actions set out in Kent County Council’s (KCC) new vision for the future. Focused on Levelling Up, Infrastructure, Environment and Care and Support, the new four-year Strategic Statement ‘Framing Kent’s Future’ also includes ambitions to improve the lives…

National award for Virtual School Kent

KCC’s Virtual School Kent (VSK) has become the first virtual school to be awarded the National Nurturing Virtual School Programme Award. The NurtureUK award follows the school’s completion of the National Nurturing Schools Programme and recognises the high-quality whole school nurturing approach. VSK provides co-ordinated educational services to support both children and professionals, promoting the…

Kent Test Results Day 2021

Pupils who sat the Kent Test last month will find out their results today. Families who registered online will be sent an email from Kent County Council after 4pm today (Thursday, October 21) with their child’s assessment outcome. Due to the volume of emails sent out, some providers may delay the delivery of the emails…

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…