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New academy launched with big bang

Science, technology, engineering and maths came alive at a Big Bang Fair at Worthing College.

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Parents Sarah Maynard (right) and Onay Faiz from the SOS West Sussex school funding campaign will be meeting Sir Peter Bottomley in Parliament to talk about their concerns and present a scroll of messages from parents and teachers.

Parents head to Parliament

Hundreds of parents are heading to Parliament to call for further action to be taken over school funding.
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PICTURES: Shoreham Gospels – a community creation

The Shoreham Gospels, a community creation that has taken six months to produce, will be dedicated at a united church service.

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Students chatting to people in East Street, Shoreham

‘Shoreham people are always very kind’

The people of Shoreham have been warmly thanked for the help they give to foreign students.

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Sussex students sought to compete in UK's largest rocket competition

Sussex students encouraged to compete in UK’s largest rocket competition

Top students aged 11 to 18 in Sussex are being called upon to reach for the stars and compete in the UK’s largest youth rocket competition.

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Shoreham College celebrate harvest

Harvest festival at Shoreham school has an important theme

The importance of sharing was the theme of harvest celebrations held at a Shoreham school.

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PICTURES: Hundreds celebrate at college graduation

Hundreds of students, staff and guests celebrated at Northbrook MET college’s annual graduation ceremony on Friday at Worthing Assembly Hall.
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West Sussex County Council

Apply now for next year’s primary school places

West Sussex families can now apply for a school place for children due to start primary or infant school or transfer to a junior school in September 2018.

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Tarra  Pitman and Carla Wilson are opening a Montessori Nursery at Lancing Parish Hall

‘Phenomenal feedback’ for ‘sorely needed’ new nursery in Lancing

A pair of child care workers have teamed up to launch a new Montessori nursery in Lancing, which they strive to make affordable and accessible to all.

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Education still falling foul of ‘postcode lottery funding’, say heads

Parents have been warned their children’s education will still be subject to a “postcode funding lottery” despite the £1.3bn pumped into education by the government.

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Jules White

Comment: Two years of fighting for fairer school funding

It's been two years since the headteachers of Sussex got together to fight for fairer government funding for their schools. Here Jules White, head of Tanbridge House School, and driving force behind the Worth Less? school funding campaign describes how it happened and how things have progressed.

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Children learn about whales in the classroom. Picture: ORCA.

Raising awareness for the protection of whales this October

Schoolchildren will engage with a new project set to raise awareness on the importance of protecting whales and dolphins.

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East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton presenting certificates at Concordias NCS graduation ceremony

Celebrating success with NCS

Young people who spent their summer learning and working in the community have been rewarded.

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Steve Martin with Saskia Blaker, who is wearing the earrings. Pic Steve Robards

Father says school ‘persecuting’ daughter over her stud earrings

An angry father whose daughter was told to remove her earrings said the school is ‘persecuting’ her.

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Worth Less? campaign

New school funding formula 'papering over cracks'

Headteachers have accused the government of "papering over the cracks" of the education cash crisis following the announcement of a new funding formula.
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Charlotte Veale receives her award from headteacher Nick Wergan

Steyning student rewarded for ‘outstanding’ achievements

A student from Steyning Grammar School’s sixth form college has been selected by the Harvard Club of London as a recipient of the annual Harvard Book Prize.

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West Sussex County Council

Time to apply online for secondary school places

West Sussex families can go online to apply for a secondary school place for their child from today (Monday September 11).

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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West Sussex SATs

SATs figures rise but still fall short of average

West Sussex children have made big improvements in their Key Stage 2 SATs results – but have still fallen short of the national average.

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Former headteacher Jonathan Grover

Head teacher leaves Worthing primary school

The head teacher of a Worthing primary school has decided to leave to ‘pursue new opportunities’, a spokesman from West Sussex County Council has confirmed.

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