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It is the perfect time to re-evaluate your schools management systems and efficiencies to make 2024 your best year yet.

In case you missed national coverage the Department for Education recently published long awaited draft guidance on pupil gender identity and invited comment.

The latest edition of the Virtual School Kent (VSK) newsletter for education settings.

Asthma is the most common long-term medical condition in children and young people and sadly, every year, children continue to avoidably die from asthma.

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

On Monday 16 October the County LADO Service introduced a new app which was designed to allow you to make an enquiry relating to a concern raised about a member of the children’s workforce. Unfortunately, we have been having issues with this app, and will now return to our previous enquiries process. Please discontinue use of this app.

As per the guidance, providers who subcontract £100,000 or more of their post-16 delivery, across all ESFA funding streams, are required to submit an assurance report on their compliance with subcontracting standards.

The dates, times and locations of the next round of headteacher briefings that are due to take place in January and February 2024.

The December 2023 edition of the East Kent Partnership Bulletin.

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

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

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.

To celebrate World Book Day, on March 7 the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information Hub have put together a list of amazing reads that celebrate children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

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