Category: Kent County Council

  • Kent County Council Elections Thursday 4 May 2017

    The Kent County Council elections take place on Thursday 4 May 2017. The Kent Conservative manifesto was launched on 27 March 2017 by council leader Paul Carter.

  • Nicky Morgan approves new Sevenoaks Grammar Annexe

    On Thursday 16 October, the same day the Kent Test results were released, the Secretary of State for Education approved the Weald of Kent Sevenoaks annexe to be sited next to Trinity School on the new Wildernesse site.  Congratulations to Weald of Kent for jumping through the many legal loop holes necessary to make this…

  • WOK grammar school to consult parents on going co-ed

    A parent consultation has begun at the Weald of Kent Grammar (WOK) School in Tonbridge to see if parents would be happy for the school to go co-educational (mixed). If parents agree this will remove the major legal obstacle in setting up the Sevenoaks annexe. Their responses are requested by 21 March 2014.

  • 7Oaks Grammar School Update from KCC

    The Department for Education has, after many months of consideration, turned down the two applications from Invicta Grammar School and the Weald of Kent grammar school to establish a Sevenoaks grammar annexe. The DfE argued that the proposals “do not represent an expansion of the existing schools and therefore cannot be approved.” In other words,…

  • Wheels 2 Work – A transport solution for West Kent

    Wheels 2 Work is a moped loan scheme for residents of West Kent (resident and pay council tax to one of the following districts: Sevenoaks, Maidstone, Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells) aged 16 or over who have a firm offer of full time work, training or education that they are unable to reach by…

  • 7Oaks Grammar annexe & Trinity School plans

    These are the plans that will go forward to the KCC Planning Committee to consider at the old Wildernesses school site. The plans have incorporated buildings for both the new Sevenoaks Grammar School annex (still awaiting a decision from the Department of Education whether or not it can go ahead) and the new Trinity Free…

  • Name the gritter!

    KCC are asking all primary and junior school aged children in Kent to get their thinking caps on and name one of our 60-strong fleet of gritters. Parents or teachers can submit a name suggestion on behalf of a pupil or class. Deadline for entries Friday 11 October https://kentcc.firmstep.com/default.aspx/RenderForm/?F.Name=DDRoWVMhGqi&HideAll=1

  • Kent County Council elections: Thursday 2nd May

    Polling Stations open from 7am until 10pm. If you have not used your postal vote yet you can hand it in at your polling ststion on Thursday. These elections are important. They decide who is in charge of a huge budget that pays for our schools, social services and roads. Kent County Council is a…

  • Parent school of the Sevenoaks Grammar School annexe announced

    Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) is delighted to announce its partnership with Kent County Council to establish an Annexe of Invicta Grammar School in Sevenoaks.

  • Highways update

    Kent has been experiencing extensive problems around the county last night with some major roads totally gridlocked (M2/A2, M20/A20, M25/A25, A21). All of the county’s gritters were out treating primary routes and all standby staff were assisting to clear roads and attending to the many incidents that were reported.