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Queens Speech 'raises more questions than answers' for schools

The Queen's Speech raised "more questions than answers" about school funding, according to one headteacher.
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Worth Less?

Headteachers call for action over school funding

The government has been called on to respond “quickly and effectively” to ongoing concerns about school funding.

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Maidenbower Junior School has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

School thrilled over ‘good’ Ofsted rating

Staff at Maidenbower Primary are celebrating after their school was rated 'good' for the first time in seven years.

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School closed due to burst water main

The Mill Primary Academy will be closed today after a burst water main left the school with no water.
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The Gatwick School has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

‘Onwards and upwards’ for delighted Gatwick School team

Staff said they were “absolutely delighted” after The Gatwick School was rated ‘good’ following its first Ofsted inspection.

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Northgate Primary School

‘Shambolic’ plan to expand school slammed by council

An application to expand Northgate Primary School has been slammed as “shambolic”.

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First Communion at Our Lady Queen of Heaven School

Sixty years of education began with two nuns and a priest

Sixty years ago, two Sisters of the Immaculate Conception arrived in Sussex with one task – to open a Catholic school for children in the new town of Crawley.

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Crawley school cycling scheme extended

Crawley school cycling scheme extended

Crawley Borough Council has extended its school cycling scheme for another two years.

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Patrick and Emma Treasure with Lord Francis Maude

Firm warns of job losses if free school meals are axed

A catering company warned many of its staff would lose their jobs if the government axes free school meals.

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Some of the students involved in the event. Picture supplied by Central Sussex College

Students pitch business plans in Dragons’ Den event

Students at Central Sussex College in Crawley were given the opportunity to pitch their own business plans to a panel of business leaders at a Dragons’ Den style event.

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Richard Marsh

The author whose Beetle had more bite than Dracula. . .

Crawley has been home to many talented people over the years, from England manager Gareth Southgate to pop legends The Cure.

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Maidenbower Pre-school Playgroup has been rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted. Picture by Emma Herbe

Outstanding rating ‘best news ever’ for playgroup

A manager has described her playgroup’s ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating as “the best news ever”.

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Willow Tree Pre-School (Ifield West) has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

Ofsted praise for pre-school

A pre-school full of “polite” and “happy” children has undergone a successful Ofsted inspection.

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Schools and youth groups can design a flag for the Loxwood Joust

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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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