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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Thousands of children in Kent could be starting school this month without basic skills such as being able to hold a pencil or go to the toilet by themselves.

County councillors have sent two school expansion plans to the government as an example of how Kent is struggling to reach demand for school places.

Singlewell Primary School is remaining closed all this week after a major collapse of a ceiling.

Kent County Council

Children at a Gravesend primary school have the day off today, Monday, July 9, after a ceiling collapsed over the weekend.

Kent County Council

A children’s novelist popped into a school to chat about her popular detective books.

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

The donation was made to coincide with National Tree Week

Cherry Orchard

Mr Moaby is currently headteacher at Whitehill Primary School

Gravesend Grammar School

Students will spend an average of eight hours learning more about the language

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

Over 500 vacancies for governors currently across the county, organisation claims

Gravesham

The Kent Children’s University encourages students to learn outside of school

Roger Gough

It currently caters to secondary and sixth form students

David Turner

Great news for school children using the bus as restrictions are lifted

Kent County Council

Police have remained at the scene

Kent Police

The school is the first to open as part of the Ebbsfleet Garden City development

Cherry Orchard

Three subjects will now be graded by number

First results since major shake-up of the exam systems which has seen grades for English and maths dramatically changed

United Kingdom

Today’s the day as the new-look GCSE results are published

United Kingdom

We will be updating this page throughout the day

Gravesham

Comprehensive Future wants to raise £10,000

Theresa May

The non-selective school had consulted on plans to become a grammar

Peter Read

A number of non-selective head teachers wrote to Theresa May last year outlining opposition to the plans

Theresa May

Over 23,500 children took part nationwide, but the local primary were named highly commended

The number of appeals being heard at the schools is understood to have increased dramatically on last year

Peter Read

They went on a ‘bear hunt’ following a route taken by characters in a novel by Michael Rosen

Parents have until July 3 to register their children for the test

Roger Gough

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