Teens

How to raise a confident child

In a new column for My Kent Family, Wendy Robinson from Childline talks about improving young people's confidence and mental health.

Schools left with 'no support' for vulnerable children

Critical support from educational psychologists for vulnerable children in our schools is at risk

Taser among weapons found in schools

Figures show 110 weapons have been brought into the county's primary and secondary schools

Travel pass costs to rise for the fourth year running

The cost of a Young Person's Travel Card is increasing.

Free bus rides for young people

Youngsters with a travel pass issued by Kent County Council can now travel free on Arriva buses in the evening, during the holidays and at weekends.

Calls for cheaper children's bus travel

The cost of bus travel for children in Kent is under the spotlight again:

Kent school places: our special report

Deciding and finding a school place in Kent is not getting any easier. Here's our special report on the challenge facing parents ... and politicians.

Worried your teen is depressed? Here's how parents can spot the signs

A child and adolescent psychiatrist explains about the early warning signs of teenage depression, and how parents can help...

Adult children living at home: Sensible rules for a happy family

As many adults return to live with their parents (or don't ever leave), parenting experts outline potential problems and suggest solutions.

Hundreds of parents prosecuted for child truancy

Scores of mums and dads are being prosecuted for taking their children out of Kent and Medway schools without permission, new figures reveal.

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