Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Wondering how to keep your children entertained and educated during lockdown? Here are seven useful resources to keep them from climbing up the walls.

Downing Street has announced the closure of all schools in England from Friday afternoon, March 20.


A new primary school has been given permission to expand before it has even opened.

A Gravesend primary school has taken to fining parents every time they are late picking up their children from the gate – plus their tardiness could also be referred to social services.

The stunning designs of Ebbsfleet Garden City’s £55m “education campus” have been officially unveiled for the first time.

A top professor who made some serious IVF discoveries has given a talk to students at a Dartford school.

Staff and students at Dartford Grammar School are celebrating winning International Baccalaureate School of the Year for the second time.

The head of the new Ebbsfleet Green Primary School says her innovative teaching style involves real world projects for the children to better prepare them for the future.

Dartford’s newest secondary school opened its doors to 120 Year 7 students last week.

The GCSE results are out, and nationally show a slight upturn in success, a trend also reflected locally.

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered – so here’s our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

Students across the region have finally opened their A-levels exam results and are taking in just how well or badly they have done.

It’s that time of year again when many students from across the country are waking up feeling anxious as judgement day has arrived: A-level results day.

The finals of the annual Gravesham Primary Schools’ Kwik Cricket Festival took place at Gravesend Cricket Club’s Bat and Ball ground.

A specialist school for autistic children has been graded as Inadequate by Ofsted with inspectors saying students are not being kept “safe”.

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.

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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


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

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