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For The Love of Trees – a nationwide mission to get one million children to learn more about trees, run by Royal Forestry Society and Bags of Ethics.

In November 19,400 young people aged 11 to 18 years got involved and voted in the Kent Youth County Council elections, deciding their local KYCC Members and the most important issues for young people in Kent.

Autistic young people often need more time to understand and prepare for changes and this is especially important when dealing with the physical and emotional changes that come with menstruation (having periods).

Exploring the difficulties young people face and tips and advice to manage them.

In our latest newsletter we include the report of the Big Conversation 2023, guidance on Functional Neurological Disorder, explore the importance of sleep and much more!

On Wednesday 6 December, the Kent Youth County Council Disability Awareness project group led an event, showcasing to professionals from across KCC and Kent schools the experiences of autistic young people in school.

Includes an update on NPQ funding, initial teacher training activities, SEND CPD and other Teaching School Hub news.

Includes changes to the ITT and ECF frameworks, an invitation to join our teacher training network, EEF SEND CPD and Early Years opportunities.

These meetings are aimed at finance staff in Kent Schools, in particular anyone who is a Finance Officer, Bursar, Business Manager etc. can attend free of charge.

BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme supports children and young people who are facing exceptionally difficult circumstances and is delivered by Family Fund Business Services.

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

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KCC news

Exams can be a stressful time for any child, but for those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), the challenges can be even greater.

Families across the county are finding out today the primary schools where their children have been offered places from September 2024, with more than nine out of ten being offered their first preference.

Kent County Council (KCC) is consulting on proposals designed to improve the educational support for children up to the age of five.

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