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Dad's disappointment over school petition

A father said he was “very disappointed” after petitions calling on West Sussex County Council to complete his son’s school failed to trigger a debate.

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Central Sussex College looking at merger with Chichester College

Central Sussex College is in talks with Chichester College about the possibility of a merger.

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School expansion proposals: Residents asked for feedback

West Sussex County Council is asking people for their views about proposals to expand a number of the county’s schools.

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Sarah Wright, principal of Central Sussex College

College has improved but is still not ‘good’

Improvements to teaching at Central Sussex College were not enough to see its Ofsted rating rise.

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Every headteacher in West Sussex signed up to the Worth Less? campaign for fairer school funding

Concern schools could still lose out when new funding formula begins

Union leaders have warned the government’s new education funding formula may still leave schools short of money.

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School’s new log cabin library wins praise from authors

Pupils of Burstow Primary School dressed up as their favourite literary characters for the official opening of their new library.

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Comment: Stop missing the point – our schools need money NOW, not in 2018/19

It started with a letter signed by every headteacher in West Sussex and ventured to 10 Downing Street and into the halls of power.

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MP criticises ‘dishonourable’ county council

Sir Nicholas Soames has accused West Sussex County Council of treating one of its schools “dishonourably”.

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MPs debate school funding in Parliament

West Sussex schools are facing budget deficits as high as £850,000 as the financial crisis continues.
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COUNTY NEWS: Controlled explosion of hazardous chemical found in Sussex school

COUNTY NEWS: Controlled explosion of hazardous chemical found in Sussex school

A potentially hazardous chemical discovered in a Sussex school was destroyed on a beach this morning, police have confirmed.

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MPs share 850,000 reasons to give our schools more money

West Sussex schools are facing budget deficits as high as £850,000 as the financial crisis continues.

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No qualified teachers at half of county’s nursery schools

Half of the nurseries in West Sussex do not have a qualified early years teacher on their staff – and fewer people are stepping up to be trained.

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Select committee to question Nick Gibb MP about grammar schools

West Sussex MP Nick Gibb is to face questions about the government’s plans to expand the number of grammar schools and extend selective education in England.

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Let’s make sure the David v Goliath school funding fight is not for nothing

As the fight for fairer school funding continues, headteacher Jules White has put pen to paper on behalf of the Worth Less? campaign.

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New academy shares success stories of its students

It’s been a busy first term since Oakmeeds Community College became Burgess Hill Academy – and staff are keen to share their students’ success stories.

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Union asks cash-strapped schools ‘tell us what’s happening’

Teachers are being called on to describe how the ongoing education funding crisis is affecting their schools.

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Using power of words to fight bullying

An innovative new drama project will visit 14 schools in Sussex as part of Anti-Bullying Week.

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One-third of new teachers quit within five years

One-third of newly qualified teachers quit within their first five years, the schools minister has confirmed.

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‘We’re not worth less’, schools tell Prime Minister

Schools have taken their fight for fairer funding to the most famous front door in the country – 10 Downing Street.

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