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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’.

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Security experts at Yale have revealed the figures

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.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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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Ofsted

Special school rated 'requires improvement' by Ofsted

A school for children with special needs has been rated 'requires improvement' by Ofsted following a two-day inspection.

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Nicholas Soames MP

Report names Mid Sussex as social mobility ‘hotspot’

Poorer children in Mid Sussex have a better chance of making progress in life than anywhere else in the county, according to a new report.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond

Frustration at school funding Budget snub

Headteachers and parents were left frustrated after their call for more basic funding for schools was ignored during last week’s Budget.

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West Sussex Education Awards

Education awards will celebrate local success

The best schools, pupils and teachers in the area will be in line for countywide recognition, courtesy of a new award scheme by this newspaper.

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Peter Sutton and Pete Bradbury, of the steering committee, at the site of the new school

Volunteers needed to help shape new STEM school

Parents have been called on to help shape a new school that is scheduled to open in September 2019.

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Headteachers off to Downing Street

Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
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Students at the art installation. Picture: Oathall Community College

School comes up with special way to remember the fallen

Staff and students from Oathall Community College in Voyager House came up with a special way of marking the remembrance period and supporting the Royal British Legion (RBL), their chosen House Charity.

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Hannah Lovejoy, 14 , Clara Smith, 11, Sheona Gibb, 10 , Chloe Gibb, 10, will now contribute to the national team.

Team to represent country at international karate competition

Four karate enthusiasts from Burgess Hill Girls have been selected to represent England in an international competition.

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St Wilfrid's School, Burgess Hill, has maintained its 'good' Ofsted rating

Head's delight over Ofsted report

A headteacher has shared her delight after her school maintained its ‘good’ Ofsted rating.

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Philip Hammond

Heads to appeal to Chancellor for cash

Headteachers from 25 counties will be heading to Downing Street to appeal to the Chancellor to put more money into the education system.

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Pupils at Balcombe Primary School have raised hundreds of pounds for children in Uganda.

Cheque out how much these generous children have raised

Children at a school in Uganda will be able to buy cows, goats and chickens galore thanks to the efforts of youngsters in Sussex.

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Campaigning parents head to Parliament

Hundreds of parents are heading to Parliament to call for further action to be taken over school funding.

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VIDEO: May the best bike win! – STEM challenge begins

The Town Hall in Haywards Heath was buzzing with excitement last Wednesday (October 11), as students got top tips from engineering and technology experts.

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