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28 Elf on the Shelf ideas

28 Elf on the Shelf ideas

Homes across Kent are preparing for an invasion of pint-sized pixies - here's a guide to some of the mischief you should be prepared for.

Kent 'facing teaching assistant shortage'

Kent 'facing teaching assistant shortage'

A education chief says the county is facing a shortfall of teaching assistants in schools.

Is this England's brainiest eight-year-old?

Is this England's brainiest eight-year-old?

A girl from Kent who can answer up to 173 maths questions in one minute has won a national times table contest.

Clinic for obese children to open in Kent

Clinic for obese children to open in Kent

The NHS will open new clinics to support children and young people who are severely obese.

Letters to Santa deadline warning

Letters to Santa deadline warning

Royal Mail is urging families to send their letters to Santa in plenty of time if youngsters wish to receive a reply this year.

The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

Toy experts have revealed the top 12 toys, available to buy this Christmas, that they think will be this year's must-have items.

Free reflective keyrings up for grabs

Free reflective keyrings up for grabs

We're giving away thousands of Be Bright Be Seen reflective keyrings to Kent children so they are visible to drivers during the darker winter days.

First Class out this month

First Class out this month

If you know a child who started school in September don't miss your chance to grab a copy of this fantastic keepsake supplement.

Mini police cadet course a big hit

Mini police cadet course a big hit

Primary school age children are going through police mini cadet courses, with the scheme spreading though Kent.

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl swaps guitar for bedtime book

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl swaps guitar for bedtime book

Chart-topping guitarist Dave Grohl has been named at the latest star to read a bedtime story and he's chosen one by a very famous fellow musician...

Now school transport hit by driver crisis

Now school transport hit by driver crisis

Kent County Council has pleaded with the government to help transport children as bus companies suffer the impact of the driver crisis.

Stamp designs by Kent pupils among Royal Mail competition finalists

Stamp designs by Kent pupils among Royal Mail competition finalists

Stamp designs by five Kent children are among those chosen as finalists in the Royal Mail's Heroes of the Pandemic competition.

Special needs school opens £1m hydrotherapy pool

Special needs school opens £1m hydrotherapy pool

A school hydrotherapy pool, which will make a "massive difference" to students', has opened after three years of fundraising.

Schoolgirl's tips to help fight climate change

Schoolgirl's tips to help fight climate change

A girl inspired by broadcasting legend Sir David Attenborough and activist Greta Thunberg has top tips people can do to help save the planet.

Island will get new school to stop 1,200-pupil exodus

Island will get new school to stop 1,200-pupil exodus

Parents are celebrating after education bosses finally admit another school is needed to prevent a daily exodus of 1,200 pupils.

Here's where new Scout Squirrel groups will open in Kent and Medway

Here's where new Scout Squirrel groups will open in Kent and Medway

New Squirrel groups, for children aged four and five, are being launched by the Scout Association and here's where they'll open in Kent and Medway:

Is Kent facing an extended half term break?

Is Kent facing an extended half term break?

With Covid cases rising could a short, sharp lockdown and longer half term break be needed? Reports suggest the government is considering it.

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