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Heads support cross-party inquiry into school funding

West Sussex headteachers have welcomed the launch of a new inquiry into school funding.

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Dealing with exam stress

How to do deal with exam stress

Thousands of young people across Sussex are no doubt frantically revising ahead of sitting their GCSE or A-Level exams this summer.

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Most children given school of choice

Families have been told which primary school their children will attend in September – with all but 99 being given one of their schools of choice.

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Igor Zharkov

Teacher banned for life over relationship with student

A former Ardingly College teacher has been banned from the profession for life after forming a relationship with a student which was proved to be sexually motivated.
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When do parents in West Sussex find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in West Sussex will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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Wakehurst Place. Photo: Jim Holden

Gatwick and Wakehurst gardens link up to help schools

London Gatwick has today announced a new, year-long partnership with Kew’s wild botanic garden Wakehurst, at Ardingly, to support a bursary programme for schools in the South-East.

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University of Sussex. Photo: Google Street Maps

Multi-million pound economic contribution from University of Sussex

The University of Sussex adds £343 million a year to the economies of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex, says a new independent report.

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Extra funding has been awarded to help even more school children learn how to cycle safely on today's roads. Picture: West Sussex County Council

More funds to ensure children are cycling safely

Extra funding has been awarded to help even more West Sussex school children learn how to cycle safely on today’s roads.

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Video: Awards for top head and special pupil Mikey

Two of the winners from the West Sussex Education Awards have been presented with their prizes.

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Holy Trinity Primary School in Cuckfield has had a solar power system installed on its roof. Picture: REPOWERBalcombe

Solar power installed at Cuckfield school

Holy Trinity Primary School in Cuckfield has become the site of the latest project by community energy group REPOWERBalcombe.

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Video: Celebrating joys and successes of West Sussex education

The joys and successes of students, their teachers and schools have been celebrated at a new awards ceremony.
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Thousands of children in West Sussex persistenly absent from secondary schools

More than 5,000 children were persistently absent from West Sussex’s secondary schools last year, each missing at least 19 days of teaching, figures from the Department for Education show.

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Crawley Town Community Foundation

Would you like to play for Crawley Town FC u19s or work in the Sports Profession?

The BTEC post-16 education course has run for more than four years, and combines studying sport and football with playing and representing Crawley Town FC u19s.

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Education awards are hailed a success

Education awards are hailed a success

Nearly 200 pupils, teachers and school staff were on hand to celebrate the first ever West Sussex Education Awards tonight (Tuesday).

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West Sussex parents fined over term-time holidays

West Sussex parents have paid more than £250,000 in fines for taking their children on holiday during term time.

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Growing pupil numbers in West Sussex will put pressure on school places

Growing pupil numbers in West Sussex will put pressure on school places

West Sussex is going to be short of school places in three years’ time, according to a government forecast.

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Woodlands Meed School

Council to carry out Woodlands Meed study

West Sussex County Council is looking into the possibility of housing Woodlands Meed College on the existing school site.

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Students celebrating their results. Picture supplied by Ardingly College

‘Outstanding’ maths results at Ardingly College

Ardingly College is celebrating ‘outstanding’ IGCSE maths results.

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Christ's Hospital students met Professor Stephen Hawking in 2017

Christ's Hospital student pays tribute to Stephen Hawking

A Christ’s Hospital pupil has paid tribute to Professor Stephen Hawking one year after meeting him.

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