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Faulty boilers threaten to close school

Head teacher Stuart Pywell and caretaker Keith Burgess in the school's boiler room

01 December 2017

Hundreds of pupils could be off school for weeks if officials cannot find £200,000 to fix a faulty heating system.


Shocking sexual assault figures

30 November 2017

A university graduate in Kent has launched an exhibition focusing on the reactions of the victims - and perpetrators - of sexual assault.


Consultation opens for new secondary school

The school would be on the site of the former Royal School for the Deaf

28 November 2017

Plans for a new secondary school for 900 pupils have been revealed.


Delighted pupils get message from Prince Harry

Flat Stanley has visited Kensington Palace!

28 November 2017

Children at a primary school were overjoyed when they were sent a touching message from the man of the moment... Prince Harry!

School apologises after mistake hits students’ grades

Cranbrook School headmaster Dr John Weeds

27 November 2017

Bungling staff uploaded a year's worth of pupils' work late - leaving some sixth-formers being downgraded.


Kent schools rank high

The Judd School, Brook Street, Tonbridge

24 November 2017

Five of the county's top schools have ranked highly in a prestigious schools guide.

Mum's anger as school sends home trans-curious son

The Oasis Academy's Sheerness campus in Marine Parade

22 November 2017

An angry mum has withdrawn her trans-curious son from school after he was sent home for wearing a wig and make-up.

Council short of £149m to meet school places demand

School league tables have been published

22 November 2017

The county council would need to build the equivalent of 12 secondary schools to meet the growing demand for places - but there's a £149m shortfall.


Are British manners changing?

21 November 2017

We are reportedly getting more abrupt by choosing to ditch adverbs which are traditionally used to avoid causing offence.


School tells pupils to stay away from danger park

Dane John Gardens in Canterbury

21 November 2017

A school has issued a warning to parents to stop their children going to a crime-ridden park "for their own safety".


All Saints Nursery in Chatham to remain open after Christmas

All Saints Sure Start Nursery will now stay open until the end of the academic year.

20 November 2017

Petitioning from parents means that All Saints Nursery in Chatham will remain open in January

Bus depot frees up busy road

Executive head, Seamus Murphy by the new bus pick-up/drop off point at Sittingbourne Community College

20 November 2017

A new drop-off point for buses and taxis at a school has had a “transformational” effect on traffic in a neighbouring road.

School scraps emoji ratings after parent protests

The mum was sad the emjois were being used.

18 November 2017

A new emoji based ranking system at a Kent school has been dropped after accusations it was shaming pupils.


120 children to move into closed down school

KCC has committed to retaining the Walmer Science College site for educational use

17 November 2017

A new secondary school will spend its first year at a location 17 miles away from where it will permanently be based.

School threatens to sue parents

Brockhill Park Performing Arts College

17 November 2017

Letters from solicitors have been sent to parents for accusing a school of failing to act on complaints of bullying.


Happy Days for nursery praised as outstanding

Sarah Shepherd and Collette Pridmore with Ella, two, and Reggie, Leonard and Cody, all three

16 November 2017

Inspectors have rated a Kent day nursery as outstanding across the board.

Heads demand more cash for schools

More and more teachers needed

14 November 2017

Head teachers are lobbying the chancellor for more money to put into schools ahead of next week's Budget.


New church guidance on children's play

The council needs £100m to provide more places at schools. Stock image

13 November 2017

Schools supported by the Church of England have been told to let children be 'free to explore who they might be' while playing.


Ex-groundsman charged after 'suspicious items' found at school

Dulwich Prep School

13 November 2017

A man's been charged with harassment and threatening behaviour after an incident at a school.

‘Sir made sure I did it right, he gave me the answers’

David Fitzgerald lied about his pupils' results

12 November 2017

A teacher has been banned for life after lying about his pupils' GCSE marks.

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