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Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
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Students at the art installation. Picture: Oathall Community College

School comes up with special way to remember the fallen

Staff and students from Oathall Community College in Voyager House came up with a special way of marking the remembrance period and supporting the Royal British Legion (RBL), their chosen House Charity.

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Hannah Lovejoy, 14 , Clara Smith, 11, Sheona Gibb, 10 , Chloe Gibb, 10, will now contribute to the national team.

Team to represent country at international karate competition

Four karate enthusiasts from Burgess Hill Girls have been selected to represent England in an international competition.

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St Wilfrid's School, Burgess Hill, has maintained its 'good' Ofsted rating

Head's delight over Ofsted report

A headteacher has shared her delight after her school maintained its ‘good’ Ofsted rating.

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Philip Hammond

Heads to appeal to Chancellor for cash

Headteachers from 25 counties will be heading to Downing Street to appeal to the Chancellor to put more money into the education system.

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Pupils at Balcombe Primary School have raised hundreds of pounds for children in Uganda.

Cheque out how much these generous children have raised

Children at a school in Uganda will be able to buy cows, goats and chickens galore thanks to the efforts of youngsters in Sussex.

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Campaigning parents head to Parliament

Hundreds of parents are heading to Parliament to call for further action to be taken over school funding.

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VIDEO: May the best bike win! – STEM challenge begins

The Town Hall in Haywards Heath was buzzing with excitement last Wednesday (October 11), as students got top tips from engineering and technology experts.

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Some of the children with chair of governors Bob Clark, headteacher Marion West, Sir Nicholas Soames MP and parent Helen Grove

School’s pledge tree helps with cash crisis

A school has come up with a new way to fight its funding problems – by launching a pledge tree.

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Sussex students sought to compete in UK's largest rocket competition

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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Apply now for 2018 school placement

Apply now for 2018 school placement

Mid Sussex families can now apply for a school place for children due to start primary or infant school or transfer to a junior school in September 2018.

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Pupils pleased with efforts in ski competition

Pupils pleased with efforts in ski competition

Three schoolgirls are celebrating their triumph after winning in the Indoor Ski Racing Championships.

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Apply now for next year’s primary school places

West Sussex families can now apply for a school place for children due to start primary or infant school or transfer to a junior school in September 2018.

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Sussex Health Care, the site of Orchard Lodge, Nr Warnham

Update: Orchard Lodge rated 'inadequate' by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has rated Orchard Lodge care home as 'inadequate' following an inspection in July.
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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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Joyce Bellingham on the Great British Sewing Bee BBC2 TV programme. Picture: Claire Witkin. SUS-160507-165156001

Popular TV Seamstress to attend Burgess Hill Girls this weekend

A popular television seamstress will be meeting crowds at Burgess Hill Girls School Open Day this Saturday.

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From left: Lydia Meda, Georgina Wrigg,  Kate Qian, Isobel Critchley  and Kate Bush. Picture: Burgess Hill Girls

Girls make it to national art competition final

Five young artists from Burgess Hill Girls school have been chosen as finalists in the inaugural National Open Art Children’s Competition – a feat hailed by judges as ‘an incredible achievement’.

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