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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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Worth Less? campaign

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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Special school rated inadequate by Ofsted

An independent school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs has been rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted.

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West Sussex County Council

Time to apply online for secondary school places

West Sussex families can go online to apply for a secondary school place for their child from today (Monday September 11).

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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SATs figures rise but still fall short of average

West Sussex children have made big improvements in their Key Stage 2 SATs results – but have still fallen short of the national average.

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65% less sugar for West Sussex primary school meals

65% less sugar for West Sussex primary school meals

Children heading back to primary school this September will have on average 65% less sugar in their school meals than three years ago – a total of over 2kg per pupil per year.

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Ofsted report praises ‘outstanding’ nursery

A nursery has earned Ofsted’s highest rating less than two years after it opened.

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GCSEs: No comparison between old and new results

Comparing a school’s GCSE results used to be a simple affair – you just looked at the A*-C pass rates for each year.

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Smiles all round at St Paul’s

An exceptional batch of A-Level results has been followed by some outstanding GCSE results at St Paul’s Catholic College, in Burgess Hill.

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County council congratulations for GCSE students

West Sussex County Council has congratulated the county’s pupils who received their GCSE results today.

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Live blog: Exam success in West Sussex

Here we look at how West Sussex has done in this year’s GCSE exam results. Send in your congratulatory messages to karen.dunn@jpress.co.uk and we will endeavour to add them to this live blog.

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Pride for principal as youngsters shine

“Believe in your best”, was the message from staff to youngsters at Burgess Hill Academy and they certainly did just that.

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Succes for Burgess Hill Girls

Burgess Hill Girls School celebrates GCSE success

With a massive 64% of all entries graded A*/A (new grades 9-7) and nearly half the cohort gaining at least seven or more A*/A (new grades 9-7), top Sussex independent school Burgess Hill Girls is celebrating another year of success.

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Share your GCSE success stories with us

Share your GCSE success stories with us

Today’s the day thousands of teenagers find out how they did in their GCSEs.

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GCSE results day – a survival guide

The climax to years of hard work and high expectations for 16 year-olds nationwide is nearly here.

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Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

More than half of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job, according to teen magazine Future-Mag.

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Not going to university is way forward for many

Increasing tuition fees and a rise in interest charges have made university a decidedly expensive option for students.

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Not going to university is way forward for many

Increasing tuition fees and a rise in interest charges have made university a decidedly expensive option for students.

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Almost half - 48 per cent - of Christ's Hospital's students achieved grades A* to A

’Excellent’ set of A-level results for Christ’s Hospital School

Christ’s Hospital pupils and their teachers have today been celebrating an ‘excellent’ set of A-level results.

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