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Academies appeal for volunteers

Two Crawley academies are looking for volunteers to join their Local Boards.

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Council wins appeal to transfer schools cash

West Sussex County Council is to transfer £2.2m of school funding to its high needs budget, despite opposition from headteachers.

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Praise from Ofsted inspectors ‘quite humbling’ says headteacher

Ofsted has praised a headteacher’s “thoughtful and wise” leadership and the good quality of education at his school.

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Crest Nicholson and Variety, the Childrens Charity, presented a Sunshine Coach to Manor Green Primary School

Sunshine Coach for special school

Manor Green Primary special school has been presented with a new minibus.

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Jude Birch will visit Google's HQ after winning a coding competition

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex student wins trip to Google HQ in coding competition

A 17-year-old from Sussex beat more than 3,500 students in a coding competition to win a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
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Over 16s to be charged more for school transport

Over 16s who travel to school in transport organised by West Sussex County Council will have to pay more from September.

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Headteachers campaigning in Downing Street

‘Fed up’ schools bill Treasury for £191m

West Sussex headteachers have billed the Treasury to the tune of £191,470,280.

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Investigation reveals extent of knife crime in Sussex schools

Children as young as 12 have been caught carrying knives in Sussex schools, a Johnston Press investigation has revealed.

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Schools do well in new GCSE tables

West Sussex schools have performed well in the new GCSE league tables.
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Headteacher Grahame Robson and some of the children of Manor Green

Special school: ‘We’ve got three years before we can’t do our job’

Headteachers at the county’s special schools have warned they face having to make “significant cuts” to tackle a funding shortfall.

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Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Around 300 sixth form and college students will see an increase in their school transport costs.

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Gallery: Question time for Horsham MP at Collyer’s

Horsham MP Jeremy Quin took part in a Q&A with students at Collyer’s on Friday, focusing on employability.

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Fancy being a teacher? County organises recruitment fairs

West Sussex County Council has organised two school recruitment fairs.

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Headteacher Fi Dowley and some of the children from The Brook School

Praise for school where children 'thrive'

Ofsted has praised The Brook School as a place where children “thrive and flourish”.

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Sulaiman Wihba who fled war torn Syrian in a refrigerated lorry to the UK had just been awarded a place at Oxford after completing his studies at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh/Brighton Pictures) SUS-180115-095230001

COUNTY NEWS: Oxford place for refugee who fled war-torn Syria

A Syrian refugee living in Sussex is celebrating after being offered a place at Oxford, two years after arriving in the UK in a frozen chip van.

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Students build LEGO® robots at Gatwick Airport

Students from seven schools were busy building LEGO® robots at Gatwick Airport.

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One in three graduates in the South East say their degree is pointless

One in three graduates in the South East say gaining their degree has been pointless, new research shows.

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Headteachers appeal to MPs over school funding formula

Headteachers have called on MPs to echo West Sussex County Council and declare the government’s school funding formula “not fit for purpose”.

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Crawley pupils work on flight sims and leaping robots

Leaping robots and flight simulation models were just two of the engineering projects that students were given as part of this year’s Engineering Education Scheme (EES).

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Bewbush Academy has maintained its 'good' rating from Ofsted

New head’s pride as school is rated ‘good’

Ofsted has praised the “rapid improvements” made at The Bewbush Academy since the appointment of a new headteacher.

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