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.

West Sussex County Council

Fancy being a teacher? County organises recruitment fairs

West Sussex County Council has organised two school recruitment fairs.

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.

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.

Education news

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.

WorthLess? campaign

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”.

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.

Pupils from Wivelsfield Primary School pupils with their high vis jackets and reflectors donated by CALA homes with headteacher Helen Smith SUS-180901-114459001

Raising awareness for road safety in Wivelsfield

Housebuilder CALA Homes has joined forces with Wivelsfield Primary School to raise awareness of road safety amongst pupils.

Principal Sally Bromley with Student of the Year, Jacob Myers. Picture by Owen Duda SUS-171219-120259001

Jacob takes title as student of the year

Jacob Myers from Haywards Heath has been named student of the year during a prize giving ceremony at The College of Richard Collyer.

Headteacher Wendy Millbanks and some of the Balcombe Primary School children

Head’s delight as ‘little gem’ of a school is praised by Ofsted

A headteacher has shared her delight after her “little gem” of a school maintained its ‘good’ Ofsted rating.

Pupils with both defibrillators. Picture: Northlands Wood Primary Academy

Haywards Heath pupils raise cash for defibrillator

Northlands Wood Primary Academy in Haywards Heath held a sponsored walk to raise money to buy a defibrillator for the school and community.

Mayor councillor James Knight with Warden Park Primary Academy pupils and their bikes. Picture: Haywards Heath Town Council

Haywards Heath mayor supports bike scheme for children

The mayor of Haywards Heath presented 18 reconditioned bikes to children at Warden Park Primary Academy in December, as part of their Bikes for Primary Children scheme.


Don’t miss the deadline for primary school places

Parents with children who are due to start primary school in September are being reminded that the deadline for applications for school is Monday January 15.

Cardinal Newman students on The Repair Shop with the school's nativity set

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex school's nativity set repaired on BBC show

A Sussex school appeared on the The Repair Shop's Christmas special, filmed at the Weald and Download Museum, after a plea to help bring some Christmas cheer by patching up the school’s nativity set.

ACORN members following the successful negotiations

COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

West Sussex primary schools are poorest performing in the south east

West Sussex primary schools are poorest performing in the south east

Primary schools in West Sussex are the lowest performing in the south east when it comes to children's basic education.


Julie Walters delights students at Christmas card prize-giving

There were smiles all round when Dame Julie Walters dropped in at Collyer's Sixth Form College this week.
This ever popular, but challenging public speaking competition attracted the record number of ten Intermediate teams who took part at Great Walstead School on Monday 27 November. Picture: Rotary Club of Cuckfield & Lindfield SUS-171213-160523001

Mid Sussex students take part in public speaking competition

Students from Warden Park Secondary Academy, Great Walstead School, Oathall Community College, and Ardingly College took part in a public speaking competition and ‘performed very well’ in front of judges.

West Sussex Education Awards

West Sussex Education Awards launched

Nominations have begun to roll in for the West Sussex Education Awards, which is organised by this newspaper and its sister titles.

Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

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