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Premier League providing free equipment to schools

Free football kit and equipment is being made available to primary schools, as the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme is open now.

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Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Schools in Sussex have been warned of an increase in fraud reports where a criminal has pretended to be a head teacher.

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MPs to take funding concerns to secretary of state

West Sussex MPs will be meeting Damian Hinds, the new secretary of state for education, to discuss concerns about school funding.

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Tanbridge House School

School pays tribute to teenager killed at Barns Green level crossing

The headteacher of Tanbridge House School has paid tribute to a "kind, generous and caring" teenager, who died at the Barns Green level crossing at the weekend.

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Council wins appeal to transfer schools cash

West Sussex County Council is to transfer £2.2m of school funding to its high needs budget, despite opposition from headteachers.

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Teachers, councillors and pupils at Northlands Wood Primary Academy. Picture: Steve Robards

Haywards Heath pupils raise thousands for life-saving equipment

Pupils at Northlands Wood Primary Academy in Haywards Heath raised more than £2,700 to buy a defibrillator for the school.

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Jude Birch will visit Google's HQ after winning a coding competition

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex student wins trip to Google HQ in coding competition

A 17-year-old from Sussex beat more than 3,500 students in a coding competition to win a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
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Over 16s to be charged more for school transport

Over 16s who travel to school in transport organised by West Sussex County Council will have to pay more from September.

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Headteachers campaigning in Downing Street

‘Fed up’ schools bill Treasury for £191m

West Sussex headteachers have billed the Treasury to the tune of £191,470,280.

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Luca Demetriadi, Caroline Smith, Alec Watson, Ivana Cholakova and head of sixth form Georgina Stafford

Oxbridge offers increase by more than 30% at Ardingly College

Ardingly College is celebrating more than a 30 per cent increase in the number of offers for a place at Oxford or Cambridge.

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Investigation reveals extent of knife crime in Sussex schools

Children as young as 12 have been caught carrying knives in Sussex schools, a Johnston Press investigation has revealed.

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Schools do well in new GCSE tables

West Sussex schools have performed well in the new GCSE league tables.
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Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Around 300 sixth form and college students will see an increase in their school transport costs.

Education

Gallery: Question time for Horsham MP at Collyer’s

Horsham MP Jeremy Quin took part in a Q&A with students at Collyer’s on Friday, focusing on employability.

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West Sussex County Council

Fancy being a teacher? County organises recruitment fairs

West Sussex County Council has organised two school recruitment fairs.

Education
Nine-year-old Georgina Hogbin (R) who was a gold medalist in the under-nines with Eve Sandman, 10, who triumphed in the under-12s SUS-180116-103137001

Ski glory for girls in national contest

Triumphant pupils from Burgess Hill Girls delivered their best-ever results at the prestigious Independent School Ski and Snowboard Championships in the French Alps, bringing home a clutch of medals from the Slalom, Giant Slalom and Team Parallel individual and team events.

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Sulaiman Wihba who fled war torn Syrian in a refrigerated lorry to the UK had just been awarded a place at Oxford after completing his studies at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh/Brighton Pictures) SUS-180115-095230001

COUNTY NEWS: Oxford place for refugee who fled war-torn Syria

A Syrian refugee living in Sussex is celebrating after being offered a place at Oxford, two years after arriving in the UK in a frozen chip van.

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One in three graduates in the South East say their degree is pointless

One in three graduates in the South East say gaining their degree has been pointless, new research shows.

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Headteachers appeal to MPs over school funding formula

Headteachers have called on MPs to echo West Sussex County Council and declare the government’s school funding formula “not fit for purpose”.

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Dr Andrew Spiers, director of science and technology at Ardingly College, has been honoured with an MBE SUS-181001-094957001

Science teacher receives an MBE

The director of science and technology at Ardingly College has been honoured with an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list.

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