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Parents asked for views on plans to expand primary school

Views are being sought on plans to expand a primary school to meet the growing demand for school places.

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Queens Speech 'raises more questions than answers' for schools

The Queen's Speech raised "more questions than answers" about school funding, according to one headteacher.
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Headteachers call for action over school funding

The government has been called on to respond “quickly and effectively” to ongoing concerns about school funding.

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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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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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Kia Trainor, director of CPRE Sussex, and her son Oliver

Does your school have the ‘E Factor’?

Countryside campaigners are worried schools and colleges will miss out on the chance to win a new environmental award.

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Left to right Leo Harvey, 5, his dad Nick Harvey, 45, and Felix Harvey, 8 outside St John's Primary School in Crowborough. Photo from SWNS SUS-170331-140552001

Pupils asked to bring in their own loo roll to Crowborough school

A cash-strapped primary school is asking pupils to bring in their own loo rolls.

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Call to fight Government on funding for East Sussex schools as ‘The Blob is at it again’

Almost half of East Sussex schools could see their funding cut by Government changes to the national formula.

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Perfecting packed lunches

Nutritionist Sue Crabtree gives Charlotte Harding some ideas for the perfect packed lunch.

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School funding campaign spreads to East Sussex, Essex and Cornwall

The Worth Less? campaign for fairer education funding is no longer just a West Sussex affair.

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Sussex University top in worldwide rankings for development studies

The University of Sussex is the best place to study development studies in the world, beating Havard, Oxford and Cambridge to the top spot.

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Celebrating the achievements of more than 100 higher and advanced apprentices at Chichester Cathedral last year

Guinness World Record attempt in National Apprenticeship Week

During National Apprenticeship Week, from today until Friday, The Big Assembly will attempt to set a Guinness World Record.

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World of Books chief executive Stephen Boobyer

Novel new competition launches on World Book Day

Sussex primary school children could win a share of 5,000 books for their school, in a new competition launching today on World Book Day.

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COUNTY NEWS: Pupils join nationwide virtual flash mob to help sick little girl

Schoolchildren are being signed up for a flash mob style charity event, culminating in a nationwide simultaneous performance.

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Primary school expansion plans put on hold

A reduction in the demand for school places has seen plans to expand Meridian Community Primary School put on hold.

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Chailey School enjoyed a good inspection by Ofsted

Praise for new headteacher as school stays ‘good’

The headteacher of Chailey School has been praised for making “a real difference” since her appointment in September.

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Artist sketch of one of the new labs in the proposed Life Sciences building (Photograph: Brick Visual)

New science building at university gets the go ahead

A new state-of-the-art Life Sciences building at the University of Sussex has been given the thumbs up by city planners.

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County news: Sussex school gets visit from gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen

National treasure Sir Ian McKellen dropped into a Sussex school this week to talk to youngsters about fighting homophobia.

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Rodmell children at their 'pop-up' school

MP and council 'surprised' by school closure

Officers at East Sussex County Council said they were "extremely surprised" by the decision of governors to close Rodmell Primary School.

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