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'Fed up' headteachers bill Treasury for £107million

East Sussex headteachers have billed the Treasury to the tune of £107,123,511.

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New GCSE league tables published

League tables have been published showing how well students performed in the tougher new GCSEs.
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Education

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pupils at St Peter and St Paul CEP School, Bexhill, participating in Restart a Heart 2016.

Schools invited to Restart a Heart

Schools and community groups are being invited to learn how to perform CPR.

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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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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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Letters home from the Front in 1914

Letters from the Front on a frosty Christmas morning

The Christmas truce of 1914 has become the stuff of legend.

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Government criticised over school funding

The government's approach to helping schools balance their budgets has been criticised.

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Every headteacher in West Sussex signed up to the Worth Less? campaign for fairer school funding

Concern schools could still lose out when new funding formula begins

Union leaders have warned the government’s new education funding formula may still leave schools short of money.

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East Sussex seven-year-olds ace new SATs

Seven-year-olds in East Sussex have aced the recent controversial SATs assessments.

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Most of the 282 sex assaults at Sussex schools carried out by children

Children have fallen victim to 282 sex crimes in Sussex schools over the past five years – and the vast majority were committed by other youngsters.

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Education secretary Justine Greening MP visiting Sussex schoolchildren

Council confident of improvement as schools fall short in tough new tests

East Sussex County Council has called on parents to “have confidence” that schools will continue to improve, despite falling short in the tough new tests for 11-year-olds.

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