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Bag packing and cake sale will help fund playground

Shoreham shoppers are being urged to help children and parents fundraising for a new playground.

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Council wins appeal to transfer schools cash

West Sussex County Council is to transfer £2.2m of school funding to its high needs budget, despite opposition from headteachers.

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Pupils and staff laid poppies on the graves in the war cemeteries

Trip to Ypres supports GCSE studies

Young historians have travelled to Belgium to show their respects to soldiers died in the First World War.

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Headmaster Dominic Oliver with the seven students offered places to study at Oxford and Cambridge

Lancing students gain Oxbridge offers

Seven talented Lancing College students have secured highly-coveted offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge.

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PICTURES: Stewart Foster visits Glebe Primary

Pupils and parents are buzzing for books after a visit from author Stewart Foster.

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Jude Birch will visit Google's HQ after winning a coding competition

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex student wins trip to Google HQ in coding competition

A 17-year-old from Sussex beat more than 3,500 students in a coding competition to win a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
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Funeral co-ordinator Clare Taylor presents the tablet computers at Sompting Village Primary School

Funeral directors supports school

Three tablet computers worth almost £1,000 have been donated to Sompting Village Primary School.

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GALLERY: Be Your Best Rock Challenge and J Rock

Performances by students in the 2018 Be Your Best Rock Challenge and J Rock have been praised for their positive impact on young people.

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Over 16s to be charged more for school transport

Over 16s who travel to school in transport organised by West Sussex County Council will have to pay more from September.

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Headteachers campaigning in Downing Street

‘Fed up’ schools bill Treasury for £191m

West Sussex headteachers have billed the Treasury to the tune of £191,470,280.

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Investigation reveals extent of knife crime in Sussex schools

Children as young as 12 have been caught carrying knives in Sussex schools, a Johnston Press investigation has revealed.

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Sarah James Short and Shaun Miskelly from SRWA have received offers to study at Oxford University

Pride as Lancing students overcome challenges to win top university offers

A Lancing school has seen two of its students receive offers to study at Oxford university for the first time.

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Schools do well in new GCSE tables

West Sussex schools have performed well in the new GCSE league tables.
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Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Around 300 sixth form and college students will see an increase in their school transport costs.

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Laine Bolton, 19, from Leconfield Road, Lancing, with one of the recovered paintings and GCSE projects. Picture: Kate Shemilt

College ‘apologises unreservedly’ for destroying ex-student’s art work

Worthing College has ‘apologised unreservedly’ to a former art student whose work was binned.

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Fancy being a teacher? County organises recruitment fairs

West Sussex County Council has organised two school recruitment fairs.

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Pedalling around the one-way street set up at Upper Beeding Primary School

Year-one is on the move!

Wind and rain failed to dampen the spirits of enthusiastic year-one children keen to be on the move.

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Durrington High School earned an impressive fifth place in the 2017 Rock Challenge Southern Premier Final

Young performers are ready to rock

Students aged seven to 18 are busy finalising their routines ahead of the performance challenge of their lives.

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Sulaiman Wihba who fled war torn Syrian in a refrigerated lorry to the UK had just been awarded a place at Oxford after completing his studies at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh/Brighton Pictures) SUS-180115-095230001

COUNTY NEWS: Oxford place for refugee who fled war-torn Syria

A Syrian refugee living in Sussex is celebrating after being offered a place at Oxford, two years after arriving in the UK in a frozen chip van.

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One in three graduates in the South East say their degree is pointless

One in three graduates in the South East say gaining their degree has been pointless, new research shows.

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