Schools going the extra mile on green travel
Top schools in the borough have been recognised for their efforts in literacy, green travel, and road safety.
Those generating excitement about reading through Buster’s Book Club received a Literacy Mark while schools striving to reduce school-run traffic were honoured with Platinum Pledge certificates.
The big winners were Kingswood Primary School, Tiger Primary School, and St Francis Catholic Primary School who each received a platinum level Literacy Mark and a Platinum Pledge.
Slade Primary School and Staplehurst School each took a gold level Literacy Mark award and a Platinum Pledge certificate.
A Platinum Literacy Mark went to Hever CE Primary.
The accolades were presented at a ceremony staged by the KM Charity Team at the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel.
Winners were commended by walk to school and literacy supporters including Kreston Reeves, Kent County Council, Rotary South East, Kent Commu-