Your chance to design a flag for joust

Schools and youth groups are being invited to design their own flag to be hung at this year’s Loxwood Joust, happening on August 5&6 and 12&13.

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Downland Community School in Hassocks. Picture: Liz Pearce

GCSEs still on as schools forced to close

Schools have been closed due to a burst water main – but GCSE students are still expected to attend their exams.

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Students presenting their ideas and with their awards at the Five-O Project award night at the Holiday Inn, Gatwick. Picture: St Catherine's Hospice

PICTURES: Students raise thousands for hospice

Students in Crawley have raised more than £16,000 for terminally ill people at St Catherine’s Hospice.

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Academy trusts plan to merge

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is hoping to merge with the Hastings Academies Trust.

Exams can mean stress for many students

Top tips for West Sussex students facing exam stress

Help is on hand for young people in West Sussex facing exam stress.

A Gyr falcon and handler at a previous Plumpton College Open Day. Photo by Derek Martin

Get set for farm fun at Plumpton College open day

Plumpton College open day will be held at the campus in Ditchling Road from 10am to 5pm tomorrow (Saturday).

British writer and former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman with students. Picture: Steve Robards SR1709853

Students learn top author’s secrets

Worthing High School was thrilled to welcome former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman yesterday.

The Level 3 Travel and Tourism students at Central Sussex College. Picture: Steve Robards

Students’ vintage afternoon tea for charity

Students at Central Sussex College in Crawley are hosting a charity vintage afternoon tea party next month to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the new town.

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Headteachers from 14 counties issue education warning

Thousands of jobs are being cut and poor funding has left schools at crisis point.

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Simon Potten, head of Oakwood School

Academy plans for Oakwood School

Oakwood School has launched two consultations with parents - one about expansion and the other about its plans to become an academy.
Crawley Library

School funding meeting at library

The ongoing school funding crisis will be the subject of discussion at Crawley Library this evening (April 26).

Chance to get hands-on with science and technology

The Memorial Gardens will be buzzing with science and technology when STEM in the Park comes to town.


Teacher struck off after having sex with student

A singing teacher who had sex with a student and sent text messages encouraging her to take drugs has been banned from teaching for life, the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) has said.

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Parents call public meeting about school funding

A public meeting has been called by parents wanting to say “enough is enough” to the education funding crisis.

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Youngsters are concerned about the potential extinction of the panda

Youngsters worried about Trump and environment

The environment and Donald Trump are among the main issues which concern children, according to a new survey.

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‘There’s only so far you can push staff before they reach breaking point’

School staff from all over West Sussex have opened up about the damage being caused by the ongoing financial crisis.

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West Sussex County Council

Free school needed to meet demand, says council

Expanding Crawley's six secondary schools would not be enough to meet the demand for places, West Sussex County Council has said.

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West Sussex County Council

Most parents get primary school of choice for children

Every applicant who applied for a primary place for their child has received one - but not all have been given the school of their choice.

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New free schools approved for West Sussex

The government has given permission for seven new free schools to be opened in West Sussex.
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