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Knives found in pupil's bag

01 February 2018

A head teacher has written to parents after knives were discovered inside a school.


Students' Union sports vice-president sacked for 'gross misconduct'

30 January 2018

A disciplinary panel has dismissed a top official from his full-time role amid mysterious circumstances.

'Coffee mornings keeping nurseries afloat'

30 January 2018

Nurseries in Kent are relying on coffee mornings to stay in business under government funding rules, it's been claimed.

Confusion over school's online game warning

29 January 2018

Police say they haven't had any involvement in a letter from a primary school warning parents of a game which features naked characters.

University to be hit with two weeks of strikes

29 January 2018

University lecturers will strike for two weeks following a dispute over pensions.

School tribute after boy's death

26 January 2018

A special service is being held for a much-loved boy who died from brain condition aged just six-years-old.

Revealed: Kent's best and worst performing schools

25 January 2018

Kent's secondary school league tables have been revealed. Find out which are ranked top and which are "well below average".

Head teacher bans crisps

25 January 2018

A primary school has taken drastic action as the latest figures show almost one in five Year 6 pupils in the area are classed as obese.

Are free schools meals worth it?

24 January 2018

It has yet to be proved if free school meals are benefitting the health or education of pupils, according to a report.

Major shortage of engineers

24 January 2018

Students are being encouraged to become engineers as fears grow about the industry's ageing workforce and lack of diversity.

Cost of travel pass due to rise again

22 January 2018

Families are expected to be asked to fork out more cash for a popular school travel pass this year.

Flasher and fraudsters apply for jobs in schools

22 January 2018

A criminal records search has flagged up more than 50 offences recorded candidates applying for jobs in schools.

Head teacher brands pupil premium 'bonkers'

18 January 2018

The man in charge of five Kent schools also claimed the scheme for disadvantaged families is 'patronising'.

Huge cash black hole to fund new schools

18 January 2018

Education chiefs need to fill a £100m cash shortfall if they are to build or expand schools and provide 12,500 extra places, it's been revealed.

Construction to start on £13.4m uni building

18 January 2018

The University of Kent has handed out a contract to build a new School of Economics.

Warning after schoolgirl approached at bus stop

17 January 2018

A school has warned parents after one of its female students was "persistently" approached at a bus stop.

Nursery's joy at top marks

16 January 2018

Smiles all round as nursery scores ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating.

School reassures parents after meningitis case

16 January 2018

A school has moved to calm parents and teachers after revealing a member of staff had contracted meningitis.

Two boys arrested after 'threats made at school'

16 January 2018

Police have launched an investigation after two teenage boys were arrested at a secondary school following reports of threats being made.

School's hockey team success

15 January 2018

A school's hockey team are celebrating following their victory at a national competition.

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