Students learn how to stay safe on the roads

East Grinstead students learned how to stay safe on the roads today (March 22) after watching a show in the Chequer Mead Theatre.


School determined to regain 'good' Ofsted rating

A headteacher and her team have been left “disappointed” after their school was told to improve by Ofsted.

Sir Nicholas Soames MP

MPs appeal for changes to new school funding formula

West Sussex MPs have warned schools will lose hundreds of thousands of pounds if changes to the new education funding formula are not made.

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Lucky 13? School funding fight engulfs southern counties

Heads at 3,000 schools, responsible for more than 1.2million children, have thrown their weight behind West Sussex’s fight for fairer education funding.
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Last chance for parents in West Sussex to ‘protect our children’s education’ by completing funding survey

Parents of schoolchildren in West Sussex have been urged to complete a survey to help ‘protect our children’s education’ and invest in their future.

The Woodlands Meed team with Michael Harris, chair of trustees at Sussex Masonic Charities. Picture: Natural PR

School bags prize in student skills competition

A Burgess Hill school bagged a prize last Wednesday (March 15) in a student skills competition.

Warnham Village Hall where the pre-school was based. Photo courtesy of Google Street view.

Parents upset after sudden closure of pre-school

The manager of a village pre-school has spoken of her sadness over the sudden closure of the popular facility.


VIDEO: Visit helps open up eyes to diversity

The wonderful charity JustDifferent was delighted to welcome a group of young children to its Walberton office on Monday.

Harry Hastings will begin his role in January 2018. Picture: Ardingly College

Ardingly College appoints new prep school head teacher

Ardingly College Prep School has appointed a new head teacher to start in January 2018.

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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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PICTURES: West Sussex apprentice graduation 2017

The achievements of higher and advanced apprentices were celebrated at the second West Sussex apprentice graduation ceremony on Tuesday.

Chancellor Philip Hammond

Heads blast £320m for free schools and grammars as ‘little short of disgraceful’

Headteachers have blasted as “little short of disgraceful” the government’s allocation of £320million for free schools and grammar schools.

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Headteacher Jonathan Morris and some of his students

Good Ofsted report with outstanding touches

Ofsted has given Warden Park school a ‘good’ rating following its latest inspection – with more than a little touch of ‘outstanding’.

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West Sussex given millions for children with special needs

West Sussex will be given more than £3million to create more school places for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

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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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Burgess Hill Academy's Year 7 netball team

That was the term that was

It's been a busy time for staff and students at the Burgess Hill Academy.

Worth Less? campaign for fairer school funding

Concern over ‘ridiculously technical’ education funding survey

An online survey allowing people to comment on the future of school funding has been branded “ridiculously technical”.

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Holly Armstrong (middle), owner of the pre-school next to Ross Conquest and his work colleagues. Picture: Steve Robards

Volunteers pitch in for nursery’s make-over

The community of Haywards Heath came together over the weekend to help a pre-school ‘in desperate need of a makeover’.

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