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EXTERNAL LINKS

Parent View

DfE Compare Schools Website

Specialist Teaching & Learning Service (STLS) & ELSA


In conjuction with Five Acre Wood School Bower Grove lead on the STLS providing professional outreach to schools in the Maidstone area.  This service includes Local Inclusion Forum Team (LIFT) meetings, SENCO workshops, a training prospectus, conferences and school support. (STLS District Plan)  STLS also provide a Key Stage 2 nurture provision at West Kent Health Needs Leybourne called ELSA (Press here for ELSA Leaflet).  


Mrs Salter, Head Teacher of Bower Grove School is part of a member of the LIFT Executive Board (link to LIFT to follow)

Please see below links to various useful websites.  

Parent View is an online facility that allows parents and carers to give their views about their child’s school at any time of the school year.

The Compare Schools Website gives details about the school together with performance tables and other detailed information.  

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences they campaign, research and influence policy and practice.




KSENT (Kent Special Educational Needs Trust)  Vision and Goals - KSENT is a cooperative education partnership helping schools to deliver a world class education for all learners with special needs within Kent.

Bower Grove School is proud to be a member of KSENT.  The Kent Special Educational Needs Trust (KSENT) vision is to enable children and young people in Kent who have special educational needs to have access to high quality specialist provision in order to improve outcomes.  The Trust has developed a learning community which seeks to further improve teaching and learning; to raise levels of enjoyment, achievement and aspiration for all, and to ensure children and their families are supported.  The values of the Trust are underpinned by the principles of equality and inclusion and a commitment to support the well-being of every child  and family connected with our schools.