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Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

More than half of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job, according to teen magazine Future-Mag.

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Share your A-level success stories!

Share your A-level success stories!

It’s A-level results day.

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Childline has seen a rise in calls from teenagers worried about exam results

Rise in number of worried teens contacting Childline about exam results

Childline has reported a sharp rise in the number of 16-18-year-olds getting in touch because they were worried about their exam results.

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School praised for ‘absolute turnaround’ School praised for ‘absolute turnaround’

A school has been praised by parents and Ofsted for an “absolute turnaround” since its last inspection.

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East Sussex parents urged to take advantage of free childcare

East Sussex parents urged to take advantage of free childcare

Working parents wanting to take advantage of the new 30 hours free childcare offer are being urged to sign up before the start of the summer term.

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Schools to receive extra £2.6bn over next two years

The government has announced extra funding for schools of £1.3bn per year over the next two years.

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Fall in number of university applications

A record number of 18-year-olds in England have applied for university places - but the overall number of further education applicants has fallen.

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Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

The UK has a reputation (rightly or wrongly) for struggling to learn foreign languages. A recent survey showed, for example, that 62% of the population can’t speak any other language apart from English.

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Launch of new A Level Centre at Sussex Downs College SUS-150510-111921001

BREAKING: Sussex Downs College announces plan to merge with Hastings college

Sussex Downs College and Sussex Coast College Hastings have this morning (Monday, July 10) revealed they plan to merge.

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One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

With summer holidays upon us and children bidding farewell to their teachers, a survey has suggested that many parents give expensive gifts as a thank-you to school staff.

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Picture by Tarquin Boyesen. Steve Coogan is supporting Save Our Schools campaigners.

Comedian Coogan supports school funding campaign

Comedian Steve Coogan has added his voice to the ongoing campaign for fairer school funding.
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Parents asked for views on plans to expand primary school

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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