Podcast Graphic

Podcast: Rainham teenager with ADHD, autism and anxiety disorder is turned down for a place at 27 schools

A Rainham mum has spoken to the KentOnline Podcast about her battle to try and get her teenage son a place at school.
Leanne Dale says Jack has been turned down by 27 schools and it’s now starting to affect his mental health.

The 13-year-old has complex needs including ADHD, autism and an anxiety disorder, and is getting tutoring at home instead.
Hear from Leanne and find out what Medway Council has said about the situation.
Also in today’s podcast, it’s a year since the disappearance of Sarah Everard and we’ve been told nothing has changed to make women feel safe of the streets.
The 33-year-old was kidnapped and murdered by then serving Met Police Officer Wayne Couzens from Deal.
He’s now serving a whole life sentence.
Two men who drove mopeds into a hair salon in Kent on New Year’s Day have been jailed.
One of them was caught because he was still wearing a GPS tag after being released from prison.
Find out why four car parks in Canterbury have been put up for sale.
Reporter Lydia Chantler-Hicks has the details.
And, find out which Kent sports start is going to be getting an honorary degree from the University of Kent.