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The School Admissions Code requires Local Authorities to agree a Fair Access Protocol in conjunction with its schools to support mainstream hard to place children who are otherwise unable to access education.

Three, part time seconded posts have become available within the Education Directorate to implement The Transition Charter.

Kent County Council is looking to fund community-based organisations to deliver projects, activities and opportunities as part of the Reconnect Programme.

We are inviting schools in Tonbridge Malling and Tunbridge Wells to attend three tailored support session  facilitated by the Anna Freud Centre as part of the Link Programme funded by the Department of Education.

Domestic Abuse Commissioner (DAC) have launched a survey for victims and survivors of domestic abuse.

“Schools should, wherever possible, stay open in severe weather. They play a key role in their communities and by staying open help both their pupils and parents.” - Department for Education

Alerting schools to the outcomes of last years audit and highlighting areas they need to ensure are appropriately covered or managed.

13 Dec

The CCG has some additional PPE stock left over from wave 1 of COVID-19 and is currently working to distribute the stock across Kent and Medway.

The Counter Fraud Team have been made aware of phishing emails sent via the secure messaging service Egress.

Please share with parents and carers of children with SEND in your school or setting.

Security Virus Alert

Keep your computer protected

Important information for schools to protect your computer from the current virus threat.

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KCC news

Parents with children who are due to join a Kent primary, infant or junior school in September are reminded that the deadline for applications is Monday, 17 January. Every child born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 needs to be registered for a school place, along with those who are moving from infant…

Pupils who sat the Kent Test last month will find out their results today. Families who registered online will be sent an email from Kent County Council after 4pm today (Thursday, October 21) with their child’s assessment outcome. Due to the volume of emails sent out, some providers may delay the delivery of the emails…

A tree with royal connections has been planted in the grounds of a Kent school after pupils and staff were chosen to help celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Parkside Community Primary School in Canterbury was one of only 70 primary schools in the United Kingdom selected to receive a special Queen’s Green Canopy…

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