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Maidstone and Mid-Kent Mind are offering free support for students who may be struggling with learning difficulties thanks to funding from Children in Need.

Primary and Secondary schools have until 1 July to stage heats and submit their best young bakers for exciting new contest.

The deadline is fast approaching for a competition offering one lucky pupil the top job at The Historic Dockyard Chatham for a day.

Eco-friendly schools received an official stamp of approval for encouraging pupils and their families to adopt a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Last chance to enter a Superheroes Art Contest and the winning school will have an entire wall professionally decorated with pupils’ drawings.

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New report from the EEF has been published.

Closing date for nominations 30 June 2019.

This update covers DBS Assurance, Screening and NCMP, District School Health Plans, Partnership agreements, Parents open evenings or summer holiday events and Chathealth.

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A group of Kent and Medway partners is delighted to invite businesses, training providers and apprentices to the first Kent Apprentice Graduation Ceremony at Rochester Cathedral on Friday, October 4. Thousands of organisations are now employing apprentices. With the desire to recognise and celebrate apprentices’ achievement akin to that of a University graduate, work is…

Swift actions have already been taken to improve care for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), following a critical letter from Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) and the CQC (Care Quality Commission). Kent County Council and the NHS are working together on a joint strategy to improve care…

Young people in Kent can now prepare for their adventures abroad by signing up for unique travel safety training that is only available in a limited number of counties throughout the UK. The Education People, a Kent County Council Local Authority Trading Company (LATCo), has teamed up with a former Metropolitan Police close protection officer…

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