Laleham Gap School Consultation:

This is a link to the KCC website where you will find information on a proposal to make changes to Laleham Gap School. 

https://consultations.kent.gov.uk/consult.ti/LalehamGapSchool18

 

The consultation document outlines the reasons for the proposal:

Remove the boarding provision
Permanently change the age range from 4-16 years to 4-17 years
Increase the designated number from 170 to 178

 

The consultation runs for a period of four weeks, ending on 20 March 2018.  Details of how to respond to the consultation are contained within the document.

 


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New ASD Secondary School Planned for Maidstone

At the KPCF steering group meeting in June 2017, Neil Willis and Dee Pickerill from the Leigh Academy Trust joined us to share their vision for a new secondary ASD school in Maidstone.  The school will be located in Bearsted, on the new KIMS hospital site (next to Notcutts, just off the M20) and will offer both academic and vocational pathways to children, depending on their strengths and abilities.  Click here for more information

 

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** 06/05/17 **  OPPORTUNITY FOR PARENTS AND CARERS TO BE INVOLVED IN DESIGNING A RESEARCH PROJECT

Are you caring for a child with complex health needs? Have you ideas about how we can improve rehabilitation therapy services? Help design new research so it will make a difference to families

Research Centre for Children Families and Communities, Canterbury Christ Church University are looking for parents and carers of children and young people with complex needs who use at least two of the following services regularly - Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Physiotherapy - to be part of a small consultation group working with them to design a research project. Please click here for more information