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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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The children of Polegate School have said a resounding 'no' to plans to close the community library

Polegate schoolchildren protest against proposed library closure

Children from Polegate School today (Tuesday) protested passionately against plans to close the library they love.

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Could you be Young Chef of the Year?

The search is on for the region’s most talented young chefs.

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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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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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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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Get a Grip - East Sussex County Council campaign SUS-170409-144420001

‘Parents - get a grip and send your child to school!’

Parents are being urged to ‘get a grip’ and ensure their child attends school every day.

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Live blog: Exam success in East Sussex

Here we look at how East Sussex has done in this year’s GCSE exam results. Send in your congratulatory messages to alex.jenkins@jpress.co.uk and we will endeavour to add them to this live blog.

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GCSE success at Hailsham Community College Academy Trust

Students at Hailsham Community College Academy Trust have been congratulated on their ‘excellent results’ by principal Phil Matthews.

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Share your GCSE success stories with us

Share your GCSE success stories with us

Today’s the day thousands of teenagers find out how they did in their GCSEs.

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GCSE results day – a survival guide

The climax to years of hard work and high expectations for 16 year-olds nationwide is nearly here.

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Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

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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Justine Greening

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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