GCSEs still on as schools forced to close

Schools have been closed due to a burst water main – but GCSE students are still expected to attend their exams.

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Youngsters spell out what schools need as governors plan walk-out

Children from Upper Beeding Primary sent a clear message to the powers that be in the fight for fairer school funding.
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VIDEO: Company donates £2,500 3D printer to inspire school’s students

An engineer whose company donated a 3D printer to a school hopes it will inspire the next generation of creative thinkers.

Save Our Schools West Sussex campaigners met with councillors at County Hall

School funding campaigners head for County Hall

Schools campaigners and politicians were of one mind when they met at County Hall to share the message ‘save our schools’.

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Exams can mean stress for many students

Top tips for West Sussex students facing exam stress

Help is on hand for young people in West Sussex facing exam stress.

British writer and former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman with students. Picture: Steve Robards SR1709853

Students learn top author’s secrets

Worthing High School was thrilled to welcome former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman yesterday.

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Headteachers from 14 counties issue education warning

Thousands of jobs are being cut and poor funding has left schools at crisis point.

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Save our schools! Parents to march in protest at funding crisis

Parents have sounded a rallying battle cry and joined the fight for fairer funding for the county’s schools.
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A moving moment in Arabian Nights at Shoreham College

Magic of medieval Arabia brought to the stage

Students at Shoreham College transported their audience away from a cold English hall to the heat and spice of medieval Arabia.

Nick Wergan, head of Steyning Grammar School

'Proud day' for headteacher after Ofsted praise

Ofsted has heaped praise on a school’s “inspirational” leadership team following a short inspection.

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Parents call public meeting about school funding

A public meeting has been called by parents wanting to say “enough is enough” to the education funding crisis.

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James Roberts with his Guild of Bricklayers shield

Shoreham student wins regional competition

Construction student James Roberts has won first prize at the Guild of Bricklayers’ southern regional competition.

Youngsters are concerned about the potential extinction of the panda

Youngsters worried about Trump and environment

The environment and Donald Trump are among the main issues which concern children, according to a new survey.

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‘There’s only so far you can push staff before they reach breaking point’

School staff from all over West Sussex have opened up about the damage being caused by the ongoing financial crisis.

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Most parents get primary school of choice for children

Every applicant who applied for a primary place for their child has received one - but not all have been given the school of their choice.

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Lottie Milbank, a Northbrook MET textile design degree student, with a large-scale version of her design

Cityscape design wins national prize

Photographs of London’s cityscape inspired a prize-winning textile design created by a Northbrook MET student.


New free schools approved for West Sussex

The government has given permission for seven new free schools to be opened in West Sussex.
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Children and staff at Shoreham Academy took on a tricky obstacle course. Pictures: Steve Robards

GALLERY: Huge turnout for slip and slide charity fun

Teachers and staff got their revenge on pupils by throwing paint and balls at them as they took on an obstacle course for charity on Friday.

West Sussex County Council

County gets millions for school places and repairs

West Sussex has received £43.7m to help the authority create more pupil places at the county’s schools.

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DM16133658a.jpg Upper Beeding Primary School. Photo by Derek Martin. SUS-160808-170651008

Group to examine traffic problems at village primary school

Traffic problems around Upper Beeding Primary School have prompted the formation of a new council scrutiny group.

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