Action plan to improve post-16 opportunities

A major review / a major opportunity Kent County Council is taking the lead in developing a collaborative action plan to help young people achieve their goals after they leave school by providing better pathways to post-16 education, skills and training. This follows an in-depth review into the post-16 offer in the county, commissioned by…

Primary school offers will be sent out today

Families in Kent will find out today which primary schools their children have been offered to join in September 2022, with nine out of ten being offered their first preference. The parents and carers of 17,592 children who applied for a place at a Kent school will receive their offers via email or online. Of…

Productive talks during Minister’s school visit

A school in Sheerness was among those paid a visit during whistle-stop tour of the county by a government minister. Rose Street Primary School in Sheerness was suggested as a venue by KCC because of the recent impressive progress made under the current leadership. Schools minister Baroness Barran has undertaken a fact-finding mission through a…

Deadline for primary school applications

Parents with children who are due to join a Kent primary, infant or junior school in September are reminded that the deadline for applications is Monday, 17 January. Every child born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 needs to be registered for a school place, along with those who are moving from infant…

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…

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…