Teacher struck off after having sex with student

A singing teacher who had sex with a student and sent text messages encouraging her to take drugs has been banned from teaching for life, the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) has said.

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Courtesy of Save Our Schools West Sussex

Parents call public meeting about school funding

A public meeting has been called by parents wanting to say “enough is enough” to the education funding crisis.

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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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‘There’s only so far you can push staff before they reach breaking point’

School staff from all over West Sussex have opened up about the damage being caused by the ongoing financial crisis.

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West Sussex County Council

Most parents get primary school of choice for children

Every applicant who applied for a primary place for their child has received one - but not all have been given the school of their choice.

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New free schools approved for West Sussex

The government has given permission for seven new free schools to be opened in West Sussex.
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Jonathan Morris

New free school gets government go-ahead

The government has given permission for a new free school to be built in Haywards Heath.

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County gets millions for school places and repairs

West Sussex has received £43.7m to help the authority create more pupil places at the county’s schools.

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Students from Ardingly College hope to snatch first place in the World Solar Challenge. Picture: Paul Noble

Businesses back students’ bid to win global challenge

Businesses in Burgess Hill are backing Ardingly students in their bid to win the World Solar Challenge.

Students (pictured) who received the awards. Picture: Rotary Club

Students receive awards for going ‘extra mile’

The Rotary Club of Haywards Heath recently hosted their annual Youth Community Service awards.

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.

Some of the Worth Less? campaigners who went to Downing Street on October 18 2016 to appeal for fairer funding for West Sussex schools. SUS-161018-100615001

Underfunding of schools an ‘embarrassment’ for Tories

Underfunding of schools has been labelled a ‘continuing embarrassment’ for Conservatives both nationally and in West Sussex, according to opposition parties at County Hall.

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St Peters CofE Primary School, Ardingly

Staff disappointment after school is told to improve

Staff and governors were left  “disappointed” after their school was told to improve by Ofsted.

Eco beast sculptures made at Chichester Free School

‘There’s no such thing as waste’

Children are being taught there is no such thing as rubbish, with the launch of a new art competition across West Sussex.

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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

COUNTY NEWS: Pupils asked to bring in their own loo roll to school

A cash-strapped Sussex primary school is asking pupils to bring in their own loo rolls.

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DM16148283a.jpg. Campaign calling on the county council to finish the Upper School at Woodlands Meed School, Burgess Hill. Headteacher Adam Rowland, right and chair of governors John Clifton and pupils. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-161110-140114008

Council ‘in denial’ over completion of Burgess Hill school

The county council is ‘in denial’ over the need to complete a Burgess Hill special needs school, its governors have claimed.

Shelagh Legrave and Sarah Wright.

Consultation launched to merge Chichester and Central Sussex colleges

A consultation into a proposed merger between Chichester College and Central Sussex College has been launched.
East Grinstead students watched the show at the Chequer Mead Theatre. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

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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