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Podcast: Rochester Grammar School loses ’outstanding’ rating after being inspected by Ofsted for the first time in 15 years

A Kent grammar school has lost its ‘outstanding’ rating after being inspected by Ofsted for the first time in 15 years.

Rochester Grammar has been downgraded to ‘good’.

It comes as the schools watchdog comes under pressure to put inspections on hold after a head teacher took her own life.

Also in today’s podcast, the government’s controversial new migration policy is being debated by MPs again.

It’s aimed at stopping people crossing the Channel to Kent in small boats by banning them from claiming asylum.

A Gillingham teenager says her life is in limbo after she started suffering seizures.

Shanice Waterman has described what happens while her dad has criticised why it’s taking so long to get a brain scan.

Meantime, a young woman from Canterbury who suffers from a rare disease which leaves her feeling like she’s burning has spoken about how it’s destroyed her life.

Millie Martin’s been diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome which is said to be one of the world’s most painful incurable conditions.

It’s the start of World Autism Acceptance week and an autistic woman from Maidstone is fighting to change the education system.

Hear from Megan Horan who suffered panic attacks, bouts of self harm and anxious meltdowns during her GCSEs.

As campaigning officially gets under way ahead of the local elections in Kent we’ve been speaking to our political editor Paul Francis.

We’ll get to vote on May, 4 and the results will decide who’s in charge of councils across the county.

And in sport, it was an incredibly win for Gillingham at the weekend.

They beat promotion chasing Carlisle United 1-0 at Priestfield. Hear from goal scorer Shaun Williams and manager Neil Harris.