Disappointment as school is told to improve by Ofsted

Leaders said they were “disappointed” after their school was told to improve by Ofsted.

Cash-strapped primary schools overspend by thousands

Cash-strapped primary schools overspend by thousands

Dozens of cash-strapped primary schools have over-spent on their budgets by as much as tens of thousands of pounds.

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Majority of children keen to have lessons on sex and relationships

Children believe they should have school lessons on sex and relationships, a new survey reveals today (Wednesday January 11)

Worth Less? campaign logos

Headteachers question MPs over school funding fiasco

Headteachers have written to West Sussex MPs to ask questions about the ongoing school funding fiasco.

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New adult education courses with free options

New adult education courses with free options

New learning opportunities, including various free courses, have been made available by the charity Aspire Sussex.

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Countdown is on

Parents advised ‘time running out to apply for school places’

The clock is ticking as time is running out for parents of children due to begin school in September 2017.


Primary school told to improve by Ofsted

Seymour Primary School has been told to improve by Ofsted.
Carmen Patel BEM

Teacher 'ecstatic' over honour from Queen

A teacher has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s New Year honours.

Students from The Towers Convent School accepting their Make Your Mark certificates

Young people speak up about issues important to them

Tackling racism and religious discrimination is a key issue for young people in West Sussex.

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Justine Greening

Future for schools ‘bleak’ as plea for more cash ignored by government

Passionate appeals for more money for the county’s schools have been ignored by the government.

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Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Sex education must be compulsory in schools

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Ifield Community College students hand over their hampers to the Easter Team

Students give Christmas help to Easter Team

Students at Ifield Community College have been busy decorating boxes and collecting food for Christmas hampers.

St Wilfrid's Christmas video

All I Want For Christmas Is...a St Wilfrid's School festive video!

It's that time of year again - the St Wilfrid's School Christmas video is online!
Jenny Tinson at an exotic animals lecture SUS-160612-104949001

PLUMPTON COLLEGE: No two days are the same when you’re working at the vets

I’ve started at college again after a gap of more years than I care to think about having been made redundant from a healthcare job in 2014.

The revised Key Stage 2 league tables have been published

Twenty-eight primary schools fall short of SATs standards

Twenty-eight primary schools in West Sussex failed to reach the expected standards following the summer's tough new tests.

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All West Sussex heads joined the Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

Future for schools 'bleak' as cash plea is ignored by government

The government has ignored a plea from headteachers to give schools extra money before the introduction of its new education funding system.

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Shepherds, kings and a Storm Trooper join school nativity plays

Stars, angels and kings were joined by a Star Wars Storm Trooper as children from all over Crawley took part in their school nativity plays.
National Audit Office

Government criticised over school funding

The government's approach to helping schools balance their budgets has been criticised.

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Blake Edwards and Liam Miller, with Tom Whiskin, of Ad In Your Face, and Richard Lamplough, of A Potential Diamond

Billboard campaign for jobseekers with special needs

A poster campaign with a difference has been launched to help young jobseekers who have special needs.
Forge Wood Primary School pupils have fun in Tilgate Woods - picture submitted

Pupils go down to the woods in sure of a big surprise

Pupils from Woodpecker Class at Forge Wood Primary School in Crawley got in touch with their inner Ray Mears the other week when they left behind the familiar environment of the classroom for a day of learning in Tilgate Forest.

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