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  • There is a delightful atmosphere in lessons because pupils are keen to learn and to try out new activities without fear of failure. – Ofsted 2013
  • Pupils develop very positive attitudes towards learning. – Ofsted 2013
  • ‘We are all equal and our teachers are all kind’ (Pupil quote) – Ofsted 2017
  • The nurture and care you provide for individuals are strengths of the schools work - Ofsted 2017
  • Pupils feel safe and said that they trust there is always an adult they can go to if they feel concerned - Ofsted 2017
  • Sevenoaks Primary is a fantastic, caring school, where my children blossom and flourish, both academically and emotionally. - Parent
  • Pupils are proud of their school and enthusiastic about their learning - Ofsted 2017
  • Pupils make good progress across the school, and attainment is above average by the end of Year 6 – Ofsted 2013
  • ‘Although it is a large school, a real family feel is fostered - it is palpable’ - Parent
  • Pupils feel safe and said that they trust there is always an adult they can go to if they feel concerned - Ofsted 2017
  • Pupils achieve well at this school - Ofsted 2017
  • We are very proud to say that our children go to Sevenoaks Primary – Parent
  • ‘School is exciting and we learn new things all of the time.’ - Pupil
  • The teaching inspires pupils to do their best and it makes learning exciting. – Ofsted 2013

Kent School Nursing Service


A guide to

Kent School Nursing Service

This advice sheet will give you information about caring for school-age children and young people.
Who are we?
The School Nursing Service is a team of skilled professionals led by specialist community public health nurses. We are qualified nurses or midwives with graduate level education in the health needs of children and young people.
Our specialist community public health nurses are supported by registered nurses, school nurse assistants and administrative staff.
We work in partnership with children, young people, families and other professionals in a range of locations, including schools, clinics and family homes.
What do we do?
We provide a range of services aimed at supporting children and young people to have the best possible health and education outcomes (Getting it right for children, young people and families Department of Health, 2012).
Our services
The services we provide for children and young people and families include:
 Reception year
  • School entry health screening
  • National Child Measurement Programme (height and weight measurement).
Year 6 - National Child Measurement Programme (height and weight measurement).
Year 8 - Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination programme.
Year 10 – booster vaccinations: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio: 3-in-1 and Meningitis C (MenC)
 We can also provide advice, support and signposting for:
  • daytime and night time wetting and soiling
  • behaviour management
  • healthy eating and lifestyle
  • emotional health and wellbeing
  • puberty and growing up
  • sexual health, including Chlamydia screening
  • stopping smoking
  • drug and alcohol misuse
  • complex health needs.

Targeted Bacilius Calmette Buering BCG vaccination programme
Our mobile phone service
We provide a mobile phone service that young people of secondary school age can use to contact us about any health concerns they may have.
Our aim is to provide a service that is visible, accessible and confidential.
This is in line with Getting it right for children, young people and families, Department of Health (2012). You can find out more at www.nhs.uk
Contact us
Ashford                                                                                        Thanet
Phone: 01233 649000                                                                   Phone: 01843 830175
Email: kcht.schoolnurses-ashford@nhs.net                                 Email: kcht.schoolnursing@nhs.net
Dartford & Gravesend                                                                Sevenoaks and Swanley areas
Phone: 01474 563368                                                                   Phone: 01322 614131
Email: kcht.dartfordgravesendschoolnurses@nhs.net                 Email: kcht.SNT-Swan@nhs.net
Tonbridge and Malling                                                               Maidstone
Larkfield Health Centre                                                                 Foster Street Clinic
Phone: 01732 221162                                                                   Phone: 01622 226061
Email: kcht.sch-larkfield@nhs.net                                                Email: kcht.maidstoneschoolnurses@nhs.net
Trenchwood Medical Centre                                                        Dover, Deal and Rural
Phone: 01732 369517                                                                   Phone: 01304 873560
Email: kcht.sch-tonbridge@nhs.net                                              Email: kcht.SchoolNursesDDR@nhs.net
Canterbury and Coastal                                                             Shepway
Phone: 0300 7900157                                                                   Phone: 01303 858924
Tunbridge Wells
Phone: 0300 7900244


  1. School Nurse Leaflet
  2. leaflet-NCMP Pre-measurement leaflet for parents Y6&YR