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GCSE and A-Level pupils 'disadvantaged by Covid'

GCSE and A-Level pupils 'disadvantaged by Covid'

GCSE and A-Level pupils face tougher exams this year due to a lack of experience caused by Covid restrictions, a headteacher has said.

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International register for time capsules

International register for time capsules

Schools in Kent are told there's no need to lose the location of their time capsules.

School defends head amid 'n-word' controversy

School defends head amid 'n-word' controversy

A school has defended its head teacher after his use of the 'n-word' led to a complaint to police.

School's future 'in the balance' with housing estate plans

School's future 'in the balance' with housing estate plans

A decision on plans to build a housing estate on school grounds in an attempt to ensure its survival will be decided next week.

Sport and music-loving youngsters wanted for new award

Sport and music-loving youngsters wanted for new award

Youngsters, tackling a sport or hobby regardless of illness or disability, are being sought for a new Children's Award.

School reveals new build plans

School reveals new build plans

A massive three-storey classroom and teaching block and sports hall extension plan has been submitted by a school.

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Twin deaths rock school community

Twin deaths rock school community

Tributes to a former civil servant who campaigned for better education in Kent - and also to a popular teacher.

Parents hit out at school's uniform changes

Parents hit out at school's uniform changes

Kent's largest school has said it "can't please everyone" after frustrated parents hit out at its new uniform changes.

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'The special needs system is a bottomless pit'

'The special needs system is a bottomless pit'

An investigation has found special needs and disability funding in Kent has reached a £103m cash deficit and parents are losing faith in the system.

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Campaign to retain creative campus site

Campaign to retain creative campus site

A plan has been revealed which might mean a campus is kept in community hands when a university quits a town next year.

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'I'm sat here waiting for school transport chaos'

'I'm sat here waiting for school transport chaos'

County Hall chiefs have declared a school transport crisis involving special needs children is 'over' - but parents fear the fix is only short-term.

New protest over school holiday pay

New protest over school holiday pay

Union members have picketed a council meeting for a second time in a row over holiday pay.

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Secondary school appoints new head

Secondary school appoints new head

A secondary school in Kent has announced the appointment of a new head teacher.

Nine in 10 children offered first-choice primary school

Nine in 10 children offered first-choice primary school

Youngsters and their families are set to find out today which Kent primary schools they have been offered a place at this September.

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School's ski trip saved after P&O fiasco

School's ski trip saved after P&O fiasco

A school ski trip cancelled due to the ferry crisis caused by P&O sacking staff has had a last-minute reprieve and pupils are now on the slopes.

Former school land could be sold for £1m+

Former school land could be sold for £1m+

A former school building and land could be sold for more than £1 million as Kent County Council looks to boost its coffers.

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Outrage over drastic cuts to village and school bus services

Outrage over drastic cuts to village and school bus services

Stagecoach is set to slash 'vital' bus services - leaving some villages without transport and pupils forced to find alternative routes to school.

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Parents quizzed on mixing genders in schools

Parents quizzed on mixing genders in schools

Parents are to be consulted on proposals to end single-sex education at some schools.

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College campus set for eco-transformation

College campus set for eco-transformation

A college campus is set for an eco-friendly makeover to include new buildings topped with plants and grass.

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Plan to let boys attend girls' schools

Plan to let boys attend girls' schools

A lack of grammar school places for boys could see a radical shake up under plans being considered by education chiefs.

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