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Hundreds raised to help struggling nursery

Hundreds raised to help struggling nursery

23 November 2021

A parent who set up a GoFundMe appeal to help his daughter's nursery replace much loved play equipment has been amazed by the response.

'Don't call our children 'woke''

'Don't call our children 'woke''

22 November 2021

A head teacher has hit out at the 'older generation' dismissing children as 'woke' and using phrases such as cancel culture.

Kent 'facing teaching assistant shortage'

Kent 'facing teaching assistant shortage'

21 November 2021

A education chief says the county is facing a shortfall of teaching assistants in schools.

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New homes force school's bid to hike pupil numbers by 20%

New homes force school's bid to hike pupil numbers by 20%

21 November 2021

A grammar school has launched a bid to boost its pupil numbers by 20% to keep pace with the influx of new homes in the area.

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First glimpse at how first special school could look

First glimpse at how first special school could look

20 November 2021

The first images of a proposed new special school – the first of its kind on Sheppey – have been released.

Boy, 11, left bleeding after rock thrown at head

Boy, 11, left bleeding after rock thrown at head

17 November 2021

A boy was left bleeding after a rock was allegedly thrown at his head by an older pupil while he waited to catch a bus.

University of Kent staff to strike next month

University of Kent staff to strike next month

17 November 2021

Staff at the University of Kent will go on strike next month amid a row over pensions, pay and working conditions.

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Kent company's search for a new generation of engineers

Kent company's search for a new generation of engineers

13 November 2021

When business boss Alex Harding was hit by a shortage of engineers he put his money where his mouth was and launched his own training scheme.

Pupil exodus at school marked for closure

Pupil exodus at school marked for closure

11 November 2021

A school set to close in September has already seen student numbers fall by more than half, to just 128, as parents rush to find alternative places.

Grammar school's £1m extension approved

Grammar school's £1m extension approved

10 November 2021

Plans for six new classrooms at one of the county's oldest schools have been given the go ahead.

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College expansion set to cater for 250 extra students

College expansion set to cater for 250 extra students

09 November 2021

A town centre college is set to build a new multi-million pound hub after receiving a government grant.

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Funding u-turn boosts plans to fight school closure

Funding u-turn boosts plans to fight school closure

09 November 2021

Parents and an MP fighting the shock closure of a school have secured legal aid funding, despite their application being turned down previously.

New school under threat over government delay

New school under threat over government delay

08 November 2021

A delayed government decision risks a new 1,000-place secondary school being lost as officials call for an urgent meeting with Michael Gove.

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Work to transform old M&S site begins

Work to transform old M&S site begins

05 November 2021

A project to breathe new life into a long-empty high street store has begun this week following a £750k cash boost.

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Green light for college centre and nursery at £95m scheme

Green light for college centre and nursery at £95m scheme

05 November 2021

Developers have been given the go-ahead to build a children’s nursery and engineering apprenticeship centre on a 250-home estate

Search is on for £118k head for Kent academy

Search is on for £118k head for Kent academy

03 November 2021

One of Kent's largest secondary schools is advertising for a principal in a 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity.

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Pupils living on the coast 'hit hardest' by Kent Test Covid lockdowns

Pupils living on the coast 'hit hardest' by Kent Test Covid lockdowns

02 November 2021

Children in Kent’s four coastal districts were left 'short-changed' by Kent Test results, claims education expert.

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Campaign to save school needs to raise £7,000

Campaign to save school needs to raise £7,000

02 November 2021

An MP says 'time is of the essence' to pay for a Judicial Review of a school closure decision taken by her government.

Closing school accused of back-tracking on promises

Closing school accused of back-tracking on promises

26 October 2021

An MP fears an educational trust is breaking pledges made to parents over transferring pupils to another of its schools, as she fights to save it.

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Luxury flats 'stop different classes mixing'

Luxury flats 'stop different classes mixing'

26 October 2021

The rise in purpose-built luxury student accommodation means social mixing at university has become highly limited, according to one professor.

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