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Podcast: ‘Britain‘s strictest head teacher‘ brought in to The Abbey School, Faversham

A man who has been dubbed ‘Britain’s strictest head teacher’ has been drafted in to a school in Kent to improve behaviour.

Barry Smith has been at the Abbey School in Faversham – but many parents have been left outraged.

One claims her child has missed lessons after being made to go to a ‘discipline assembly’ and chant about behaviour.

The school says a lot of misinformation is being spread. Hear the thoughts of a former Kent headteacher who is now an education advisor.

Also in today’s podcast – there are fears of staff shortages in the care sector with today the deadline for workers to have had their first Covid jab.

By mid-November it’ll be mandatory for all care home staff to be double vaccinated.

We’ve also been getting the views of parents and our health expert ahead of parents of 12 to 15-year-olds receiving letters inviting their children to be vaccinated.

Roads bosses in Kent have revealed more about their ambitious target of cutting roads deaths in the county to zero by 2050.

And, find out where a replica of the moon is going to be on display.