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.

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.

County Hall Lewes, East Sussex County Council HQ SUS-150925-134850001

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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Backpack and lunch box sets, �27.98, Becky & Lolo,

Perfecting packed lunches

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

Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

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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University of Sussex (Photograph: N Chadwick/Creative Commons Licence) SUS-170117-154510001

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.

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.

Education 4

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.

East Sussex County Council

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.

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.

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.

Sir Ian McKellan at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh / Brighton Pictures) SUS-170802-111749001

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.

Education 5
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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Decision to close Rodmell School is ‘disappointing’ – says Lewes MP

Lewes MP Maria Caulfield says a decision taken by the governing body of Rodmell School to pursue its closure is ‘disappointing’.

Waps (Photograph: T Pennell) SUS-170124-171747001

Wasps ruled by market forces according to Sussex scientists

Wasps have trading partners and compete for the ‘best trade deals’ – according to scientists from the University of Sussex.

Parents and children marched to save their schools

Rodmell Primary to close

Rodmell CE Primary School is to close.

All three winning pupils will also receive a digital camera

Schools’ chance to win up to £500 worth of eSafe vouchers

JSPC Computer Services has partnered with eSafe Education to offer schools in Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire the chance to win up to £500 worth of eSafe vouchers with the launch of its Internet Safety poster competition, supported by this paper.

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University apologises after ‘inadequate’ response to domestic violence case

The new vice-chancellor of the University of Sussex has apologised to a former student over the institution’s handling of a domestic violence case involving a senior lecturer.

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