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Students head into summer with a flash mob

What would you do if you were about to take a six-week holiday? You'd dance!
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Primary school children buried a time capsule at the event. Picture: Simon Dack

Pupils connect with countryside

Primary school children buried a time capsule, capturing a snapshot of living in the British countryside at the South of England Showground.

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Justine Greening MP, secretary of state for education

Parents publish tongue-in-cheek school report for Justine Greening

Parents campaigning for better education funding have penned a 'school report' for Justine Greening - and told her she must try harder.

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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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West Sussex parents join school funding Parliament protest

West Sussex parents joined hundreds of children, teachers, mums, dads and grandparents at a rally in Parliament Square to protest the state of education funding.

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Kate Richardson-Walsh (left) with Burgess Hill Girls students. Picture: EMPRA Ltd

‘Be challenged and strong’ – Hockey medallist tells students

Olympic gold medallist Kate Richardson-Walsh told Burgess Hill Girls to ‘be visionary, be challenged and be strong’ when she visited the school to talk about her career in hockey and present sports prizes to students.

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Fall in number of university applications

A record number of 18-year-olds in England have applied for university places - but the overall number of further education applicants has fallen.

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PICTURES: Oathall students have prom night to remember

PICTURES: Oathall students have prom night to remember

Students from Oathall Community College, in Haywards Heath, celebrated the end of their exams and their time at the school by attending an annual leaving dinner.

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Headteacher asked to speak at school funding protest in Parliament Square

A Horsham headteacher has been invited to speak at a school funding protest in Parliament Square.
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Thirty Year 2 children from Blackthorns Primary Academy paid a visit to the exhibition on Wednesday July 5

PICTURES: Pupils put their art skills to the test at exhibition

Pupils from Blackthorns Community Primary Academy put their art skills to the test at a new exhibition.

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Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

The UK has a reputation (rightly or wrongly) for struggling to learn foreign languages. A recent survey showed, for example, that 62% of the population can’t speak any other language apart from English.

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Henry Smith MP

Parents defend headteachers after criticism from MP

Parents have spoken out in support of headteachers after a West Sussex MP accused them of breaking the law in the run-up to the general election.

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One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

With summer holidays upon us and children bidding farewell to their teachers, a survey has suggested that many parents give expensive gifts as a thank-you to school staff.

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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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Warninglid Primary School has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

Head’s praise for ‘hard work and dedication’ as school is rated ‘good’

A headteacher has praised the “hard work and dedication” that helped her school to earn a ‘good’ rating from Ofsted.

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The prize winners. Picture: Central Sussex College

Engineering students become prize winners at awards event

Central Sussex College held its 57th annual awards event last week to recognise top students and apprentices on construction and engineering courses.

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Big Bang Fair 2017, Ardingly. Pupils from Lindfield School. Photo by Derek Martin. DM17631105a

Mid Sussex schools take part in Big Bang Fair

Record numbers of students came to this year’s Big Bang Fair South East at the South of England Showground, Ardingly, including students from schools across Mid Sussex.

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Henry Smith, MP for Crawley

MP accuses headteachers of breaking the law over school funding campaign

A West Sussex MP has accused headteachers of breaking the law and attempting to influence the way parents voted in the General Election.
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Youngsters at the fair in 2015. Picture Crawley STEMfest

Thousands expected at Big Bang science fair today

Thousands of youngsters are expected at the South East science fair today (June 28).

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Warninglid Wastebusters!

Who you gonna call? Wastebusters!

Children at Warninglid Primary School have shown off their recycling skills and proved themselves to be true eco champions.

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