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Former pupil's £3m bid to buy her old school

Former pupil's £3m bid to buy her old school

An ex-pupil of an independent school in Kent that shut in July hopes to raise enough money to buy it and continue using it to teach children.

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School reschedules 'nasty' Halloween party after parent backlash

School reschedules 'nasty' Halloween party after parent backlash

A primary which planned a spooky bash exclusively for pupils with high attendance cancelled the celebrations after the event was branded 'nasty'.

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Education farm for vulnerable adults is saved

Education farm for vulnerable adults is saved

Kent County Council has found a new charity to manage its farm facility for adults with special needs.

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Thousands to receive Kent Test results today

Thousands to receive Kent Test results today

More than 16,000 pupils who took the Kent Test last month will find out their results this afternoon.

School hits back at mum's 'military' claim

School hits back at mum's 'military' claim

Bosses at a secondary have denied it has become like a "military school" since enforcing tough new rules after a visit by "Britain's strictest head".

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Anti-vaxxers 'intimidating children outside schools is unforgivable'

Anti-vaxxers 'intimidating children outside schools is unforgivable'

Increased police patrols outside schools have been demanded after groups of pupils were approached by anti-vaccination protesters.

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Parents told to drive children to new school due to 'hazardous' access

Parents told to drive children to new school due to 'hazardous' access

Angry parents are threatening to withdraw their children from a new-build primary school amid concerns over 'hazardous' access to the site.

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Primary teacher turns talent to musical baby classes

Primary teacher turns talent to musical baby classes

A primary school teacher who became a mum during the pandemic has turned her talent to interactive baby classes.

Syrian refugee's joy at university place

Syrian refugee's joy at university place

A refugee who arrived in Kent with barely a word of English is beginning his study for a career in architecture.

School children's hope to swim with dolphins from comfort of classroom

School children's hope to swim with dolphins from comfort of classroom

A special educational needs school needs £150,000 to provide youngsters with immersive technology, allowing them to swim with dolphins

First Class out this month

First Class out this month

If you know a child who started school in September don't miss your chance to grab a copy of this fantastic keepsake supplement.

School's stranger danger warning after third incident in week

School's stranger danger warning after third incident in week

Another school has issued a warning to parents after pupils raised the alarm about a suspicion man in a van in the third incident in a week.

Brother and sister publish first book together

Brother and sister publish first book together

A sibling writing and illustrating duo visited a primary school and speak about working together and encouraging children to read.

Next Step magazine for Year 11s out now

Next Step magazine for Year 11s out now

A free glossy magazine packed with help and advice on education, work, interviews, open days and more for Year 11s in Kent and Medway is out now.

Dedicated and inspiring teachers recognised at awards

Dedicated and inspiring teachers recognised at awards

More than 70 awards recognising dedication by staff and volunteers in schools across Kent and Medway have been presented in an emotional ceremony.

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'Keep High Weald Academy open'

'Keep High Weald Academy open'

A Kent MP is considering a Judicial Review to reverse a decision taken by her own Government.

'School can cope with extra pupils transferring'

'School can cope with extra pupils transferring'

A teaching academy trust closing an school has moved to assure parents of its future plans as an MP steps up her fight to stop it shutting.

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Former Kent student and professor wins Nobel Literature Prize

Former Kent student and professor wins Nobel Literature Prize

An acclaimed author who has spent years studying and teaching in Kent has been named winner of this year's Nobel Prize in Literature.

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'We will never forget you' say tragic baby's parents

'We will never forget you' say tragic baby's parents

The parents of a baby who died following an incident at nursery have paid tribute to him as a fundraising page is set up to support the family.

School bus has to leave pupils behind each day

School bus has to leave pupils behind each day

A school bus service is so oversubscribed that almost 40 children a day are unable to get on it.

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