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‘Call to action’ as report shows town’s poorer children have fewer chances in life

Crawley children from poorer families have less chance of getting ahead in life than any in the south east, according to a new report.

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Bewbush Academys Young Interpreters with teaching assistants Sandra Potter and Kanta Vaid

Young Interpreters proud to help friends learn English

A group of bilingual youngsters have shared their pride at helping to teach their friends to speak English.
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Headteacher Dawn Martin and British Legion Poppy coordinator Michael Elliott

School's Poppy Appeal success

Gossops Green Primary School has raised almost £1,000 for the Poppy Appeal.

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Little Stars has been rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

Little Stars shine for Ofsted

Exemplary leadership and inspirational teaching has helped an Ifield pre-school earn Ofsted's highest rating.

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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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St Wilfrid's School, Crawley, has been rated outstanding by the Diocese

Headteacher's pride as school is rated 'outstanding'

St Wilfrid’s School has been rated ‘outstanding’ following a denominational inspection by the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton.
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Boosting young people’s confidence and prospects

A programme to help and inspire local young people fulfil their potential and improve their life chances was launched, with more than 120 students from all seven Crawley secondary schools at the Arora Hotel on Friday.

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Headteachers at Downing Street

Headteacher tells MP to stand up for town's schoolchildren

Crawley’s MP Henry Smith has been called on to stand up for the town’s schoolchildren and “not hide behind fictitious statistics”.

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Maidenbower Junior School

Consultation launched into special needs provision

A consultation has been launched into plans to change the special needs provision at Maidenbower Junior School.

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Headteachers off to Downing Street

Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
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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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Teachers go extra mile for charity

Staff at Oriel High School have been working up a sweat at weekends to raise money for St Catherine’s Hospice.

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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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Ofsted

'Good' result for pre-school

An Ofsted inspector has heaped praise on staff and children at a Furnace Green pre-school.

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Ofsted

Ofsted praise for nursery

Ofsted has praised the behaviour and progress of children at a Tilgate nursery.

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Henry Smith MP

Heads call out MP over school funding

Henry Smith MP has been called on to publicly condemn as “inadequate” the level of funding lined up for the town’s schools.

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Sussex students sought to compete in UK's largest rocket competition

Sussex students encouraged to compete in UK’s largest rocket competition

Top students aged 11 to 18 in Sussex are being called upon to reach for the stars and compete in the UK’s largest youth rocket competition.

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Sandwich time!

Back to school for nans and granddads

Nans and granddads went back to school as part of a special Grandparents’ Week – and raised £200 for charity in the process.

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