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Cake sale held in memory of young cousin

Student Isabelle Combes has raised £630 for charity with a cake sale in memory of her nine-year-old cousin.

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County calls for more powers to intervene over academies

West Sussex County Council has appealed for local authorities to be given more power to intervene when academies get into difficulties.
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Call for more to take part in schools consultation

West Sussex County Council has called for more people to have their say on its draft School Effectiveness Strategy for 2018-2022.

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Woodlands Meed pupil Annabelle, who attended the last CLC meeting

Update on Woodlands Meed college site expected at meeting

People are invited to a County Local Committee meeting on Tuesday, where an update on Woodland Meed’s college is expected.

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The former Central Sussex College campus, in Haywards Heath

'Substantial progress' made in Haywards Heath College meeting

Sir Nicholas Soames MP said he believed "substantial progress" had been made in the quest to re-establish post-16 education in Haywards Heath.
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Council calls for views on draft school strategy

Council calls for views on draft school strategy

West Sussex County Council is asking people for their views on its draft School Effectiveness Strategy for 2018-2022.

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An outside view of Woodlands Meed school in Burgess Hill. Picture: Steve Robards

Feature: Middy takes a tour around Woodlands Meed

The Middy was delighted to go on a tour around Woodlands Meed, a special school which we are lucky to have right on our doorstep.

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Blackthorns Primary School vice-principal Tom Jordan and principal Marianne Brand with some of the pupils

Outstanding future on the cards for academy

An Ofsted inspector has hinted that Blackthorns Community Primary Academy is on the road to being rated ‘outstanding’.

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Schools propping up budgets using cash for disadvantaged kids

Headteachers have been propping up their budgets using money intended to help disadvantaged children, a survey has revealed.

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Schools could be quids in with energy offer

West Sussex schools could get a cash boost by encouraging parents, carers and staff to switch to a council-backed energy supplier.
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Wivelsfield Primary School pupils giving their thumbs up to national road safety campaign My Red Thumb Day

Thumbs up! School supports national road safety campaign

Wivelsfield Primary School pupils are pictured giving their thumbs up on My Red Thumb Day – a national campaign to stop people using their mobile phone whilst driving.

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Sam - "If you dont get all your GCSEs you have nothing to worry about."

Mental health campaign tells teens not to stress over GCSEs

As teenagers head off for their first GCSE exams, one Sussex college has teamed up with the YMCA to launch the #NoStressSuccess campaign.
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Award-winning author M.G. Leonard at Lindfield Primary Academy

Award-winning author visits Lindfield Primary Academy

Lindfield Primary Academy welcomed award-winning author of the Beetle Boy trilogy M.G. Leonard, as part of its National Book Week celebrations.

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Have your say on Post-16 school transport

A consultation has been launched into West Sussex County Council's Post-16 Transport Policy, which will see around 300 sixth form and college students pay more to get to school.
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Woodlands Meed in Burgess Hill. Picture: Steve Robards

Special school teams up with council to work on study

The headteacher and governors of Woodlands Meed in Burgess Hill have met with West Sussex County Council to start work on a feasibility study.

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Blackthorns Community Primary Academy in Lindfield has been recognised as one of the best performing primary schools in the country .Picture: Southern News & Pictures (SNAP)

National recognition for Blackthorns Community Primary Academy

Blackthorns Community Primary Academy in Lindfield has been recognised as one of the best performing primary schools in the country.

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Number of home schooled pupils in West Sussex rises

The number of home schooled pupils in West Sussex has risen sharply.

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PICTURES: Young Enterprise joint area finals

Students from Worthing and Chichester have been crowned area champions in this year's Young Enterprise competition.
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County News: Headteacher quits over 'broken' education system

A West Sussex headteacher has resigned, citing the "impossibly stressful" pressures of the job coupled with a lack of funding.

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Plumpton College has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

Delight as college is rated 'good'

Two years of hard work have paid off for Plumpton College, which has been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

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