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Coastal grammar still on cards despite funding setback

Coastal grammar still on cards despite funding setback

A head teacher and MP are refusing to give up hope of building a grammar school site on the coast – despite failing to secure funding.

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Epilepsy forces school head to retire

Epilepsy forces school head to retire

A head teacher is stepping down from her role at a secondary school due to a recent recurrence of her epilepsy.

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Year 10 'bubble' sent home after Covid positive test

Year 10 'bubble' sent home after Covid positive test

A school has sent a number of pupils and some teachers home to self-isolate after reporting a positive case of coronavirus.

Confirmed Covid case at primary school

Confirmed Covid case at primary school

Sixty pupils and five staff at a primary school have been sent home after one youngster contracted coronavirus.

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Parents fear 'unauthorised absence' after school's Covid-19 case

Parents fear 'unauthorised absence' after school's Covid-19 case

A pupil and some of her classmates were sent home from a Kent grammar school after a positive coronavirus test which has left some parents fuming.

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'We weren't given enough tests'

'We weren't given enough tests'

A school nearly ran out of coronavirus tests, because they had to be given to frustrated parents who couldn't get ones for their children.

'It is absolute disregard for those living here'

'It is absolute disregard for those living here'

A resident of a road plagued with parents of children from two schools parking on pavements and over driveways fears they could block an ambulance.

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School's bid to end road mayhem

School's bid to end road mayhem

School bosses have unveiled plans for a parking shake-up to put an end to traffic chaos on surrounding roads.

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Face masks enforced at school after worker tests positive

Face masks enforced at school after worker tests positive

A school is insisting that all of its secondary pupils wear face masks from today after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19.

Year group sent home after Covid case

Year group sent home after Covid case

A Year 6 pupil at a primary school has tested positive for coronavirus, resulting in the entire year being sent home.

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Teaching jobs 'under threat' at academy

Teaching jobs 'under threat' at academy

KentOnline understands up to 20 people are to be made redundant at a cash-strapped primary school.

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Changes to crowded bus school service after Covid fears

Changes to crowded bus school service after Covid fears

Improvements have been made to a "packed" school bus service after KentOnline revealed pictures showing pupils crowding into aisles.

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Pupil tests positive for Covid-19

Pupil tests positive for Covid-19

A secondary school pupil has tested positive for coronavirus - but teaching is unaffected as they had not been into the school.

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New school welcomes first ever class

New school welcomes first ever class

A brand new primary school marked its official opening greeting reception pupils on their first day of school.

'Schools will inevitably close again'

'Schools will inevitably close again'

As pupils and teachers are asked to self isolate, we find out what could be in store for schools in the coming months.

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Twitching thumbs and classroom naps

Twitching thumbs and classroom naps

Twitching thumbs, naps and forgetting how to spell 'with' - school children across Kent are returning to the classroom months behind the pace.

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School forced to close because of roadworks

School forced to close because of roadworks

Just days after reopening, a primary school has had to close its doors again because of overrunning roadworks blocking its entrance.

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New school welcomes first pupils

New school welcomes first pupils

A round of applause welcomed youngsters starting their first day of term at a brand new secondary school.

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Grammar and primary school pupils self-isolate after Covid-19 alert

Grammar and primary school pupils self-isolate after Covid-19 alert

Youngsters at two more schools have been told to self-isolate after coming into contact with pupils who have tested positive for coronavirus.

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'The biggest thing for parents is to take the pressure off'

'The biggest thing for parents is to take the pressure off'

On International Literacy Day a leading reading charity has given advice to parents who are worried their children have fallen behind in lockdown.

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