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The Royal stamp of approval

The Royal stamp of approval

29 November 2013

Creative schoolchildren were excited to receive a reply from Buckingham Palace after they sent off stamps they had designed to the Queen.

Anger as primary school bans children from talking about Christmas

Anger as primary school bans children from talking about Christmas

28 November 2013

A primary school head teacher has been criticised for banning children from discussing Christmas "too early".

Children's centres saved from closure - but the axe will still fall on some

Children's centres saved from closure - but the axe will still fall on some

27 November 2013

Families' relief as proposals to close some children's centres across the district and in Faversham are scrapped, but it is not all good news.

Reprieve for 11 children's centres threatened with closure

Reprieve for 11 children's centres threatened with closure

27 November 2013

Almost half of children's centres earmarked for closure under cost-cutting plans have been saved - but others will still shut or have reduced hours.

Bright Sparks deliver donations to Deal Foodbank

Bright Sparks deliver donations to Deal Foodbank

26 November 2013

Children from Bright Sparks Child Care Centre have been giving a helping hand to Deal Area Emergency Foodbank.

Gove urged to push ahead with grammar plan

Gove urged to push ahead with grammar plan

25 November 2013

Education secretary Michael Gove is under pressure to approve plans for a "new" grammar school in Kent as lawyers assess the legality of the scheme.

Laura Sandys and Victoria Pomery meet Thanet pupils

Laura Sandys and Victoria Pomery meet Thanet pupils

25 November 2013

Politics and democracy were part of lessons for Thanet pupils last week with Thanet South MP Laura Sandys.

Well worth the wait! Football team at Kingsdown love new kit

Well worth the wait! Football team at Kingsdown love new kit

24 November 2013

After 20 years sharing football kits with the boys, girls at Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School now have their own kit.

Ex-college boss awarded £24k after winning unfair dismissal case

Ex-college boss awarded £24k after winning unfair dismissal case

22 November 2013

A former college faculty head subjected to "an intimidating, hostile and offensive" environment has been awarded £24,000 after winning a tribunal.

Sir’s pop background is inspiring music pupils

Sir’s pop background is inspiring music pupils

22 November 2013

Music teacher's impressive CV adds flourish to lessons at Orchards Academy in Swanley.

Boy, eight, excluded after taking knife to school in row with pupil

Boy, eight, excluded after taking knife to school in row with pupil

20 November 2013

An eight-year-old boy has been excluded after taking a knife into his primary school following a row with another child.

Dover Prince's Trust team shortlisted for award

Dover Prince's Trust team shortlisted for award

18 November 2013

Young people from Dover who have turned their lives around with help from The Prince’s Trust will find out this week whether they have won an award.

Former pupils ready to help school's current crop

Former pupils ready to help school's current crop

17 November 2013

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls has set up a network where former pupils can pass on their tips for work, life and sport.

'Give free tuition to help bright children pass 11-plus'

'Give free tuition to help bright children pass 11-plus'

13 November 2013

Free extra tuition should be given to bright children from poorer backgrounds in Kent to help them pass the 11-plus, a report has warned.

Outrage as teacher 'cuts off labels' from schoolgirl's shoes

Outrage as teacher 'cuts off labels' from schoolgirl's shoes

11 November 2013

A mother is furious after a teacher allegedly cut off the labels from her daughter's shoes... because they did not fit the school's uniform policy.

Dover boys grammar "should do better" say inspectors

Dover boys grammar "should do better" say inspectors

08 November 2013

The quality of teaching and the achievement of pupils at Dover Grammar School for Boys - especially in maths - should be better, according to Ofsted.

Reception classes above national average

Reception classes above national average

07 November 2013

Reception class children are shining in Medway and have been rated above the national average for their development in a government survey.

Dump electricals into big pink bin

Dump electricals into big pink bin

06 November 2013

Thamesview School offers Gravesham residents the opportunity to recycle waste electricals.

Going on an educational journey through space

Going on an educational journey through space

06 November 2013

Pupils at schools in Dover and Deal are experiencing a new fun way to learn about the solar system.

‘We want a school that everybody is proud of’

‘We want a school that everybody is proud of’

03 November 2013

The new top man at the Isle of Sheppey Academy has spoken out about the school's chequered history and his vision for the future.

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