Majority of children keen to have lessons on sex and relationships

Children believe they should have school lessons on sex and relationships, a new survey reveals today (Wednesday January 11)

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Headteachers question MPs over school funding fiasco

Headteachers have written to West Sussex MPs to ask questions about the ongoing school funding fiasco.

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New adult education courses with free options

New adult education courses with free options

New learning opportunities, including various free courses, have been made available by the charity Aspire Sussex.

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Countdown is on

Parents advised ‘time running out to apply for school places’

The clock is ticking as time is running out for parents of children due to begin school in September 2017.

Students from The Towers Convent School accepting their Make Your Mark certificates

Young people speak up about issues important to them

Tackling racism and religious discrimination is a key issue for young people in West Sussex.

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Lancing College's chapel

Former Lancing College pupil elected President

A former Lancing College student, Nana Akufo-Addo, has been elected President of Ghana.

Mr Lawrence Caughlin, head teacher at Swiss Gardens Primary, Max, 6, Mia 10 with father Alastair Reid, FAST campaigner

Parents highlight increasing demand on Adur schools

A £250,000 contribution from housing developers could be ring-fenced for a school in Shoreham.

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Justine Greening

Future for schools ‘bleak’ as plea for more cash ignored by government

Passionate appeals for more money for the county’s schools have been ignored by the government.

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Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Sex education must be compulsory in schools

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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PLUMPTON COLLEGE: No two days are the same when you’re working at the vets

I’ve started at college again after a gap of more years than I care to think about having been made redundant from a healthcare job in 2014.

The revised Key Stage 2 league tables have been published

Twenty-eight primary schools fall short of SATs standards

Twenty-eight primary schools in West Sussex failed to reach the expected standards following the summer's tough new tests.

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All West Sussex heads joined the Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

Future for schools 'bleak' as cash plea is ignored by government

The government has ignored a plea from headteachers to give schools extra money before the introduction of its new education funding system.

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Government criticised over school funding

The government's approach to helping schools balance their budgets has been criticised.

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Schools from the area gave the audience a festive musical treat, raising money for Guild Care

Christmas concert brings schools together for Guild Care

Guild Care brought a number schools from the area together in Worthing on Thursday for a festive concert.

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School pupils ‘instrumental’ in author’s new book

Shoreham artist and illustrator Sue Hall visited Glebe Primary School in Southwick to share the initial draft of her first children’s book ‘Betty Bee and her Busy day’ with year three children.

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School expansion proposals: Residents asked for feedback

West Sussex County Council is asking people for their views about proposals to expand a number of the county’s schools.

Headmaster Richard Taylor-West with professor Jonathan Bacon on his visit to Shoreham College

‘Help save the planet’, professor tells pupils

Professor of neuroscience at Sussex University Jonathan Bacon lectured at Shoreham College to mark the completion of a £400,000 investment in its science laboratories.

West Side Story, performed at The Towers Convent School. Picture: Warwick Baker (

PICTURES: West Side Story at The Towers

Girls at The Towers Convent School in Upper Beeding vividly recreated the gritty environment of New York in the 1950s.

Every headteacher in West Sussex signed up to the Worth Less? campaign for fairer school funding

Concern schools could still lose out when new funding formula begins

Union leaders have warned the government’s new education funding formula may still leave schools short of money.

Sweet treats at Shoreham College

School supports local children in need

Shoreham College had a cake sale on Children in Need day but chose to raise money for local children in need rather than the national appeal.

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