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New school funding formula 'papering over cracks'

Headteachers have accused the government of "papering over the cracks" of the education cash crisis following the announcement of a new funding formula.
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Artist's impression of the converted Carmelite Convent in Hunston will look like. Mr Martyn confirmed the school will move there next September

Head responds to concerned parent considering removing children from Free School

Guy Martyn has moved to reassure parents with any concerns after he announced he is to leave as principal of Chichester Free School.

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Time to apply online for secondary school places

West Sussex families can go online to apply for a secondary school place for their child from today (Monday September 11).

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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SATs figures rise but still fall short of average

West Sussex children have made big improvements in their Key Stage 2 SATs results – but have still fallen short of the national average.

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Guy Martyn is leaving for a new job as principal of an independent school in Essex from next term

Free school principal: ‘right time for new challenge’

Guy Martyn has spoken about the ‘exhilarating journey’ that has been creating Chichester Free School but says now is the ‘right time’ for him to leave his position as principal.

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Chichester Free School principal set to leave

Guy Martyn, the head of Chichester Free School, is leaving his position, the school has told parents on the first day of the new term.

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Peter Basset, one of the early members, cutting the decorated anniversary cakes

Arun Valley U3A celebrates 25th anniversary

The 25th anniversary of Arun Valley U3A was celebrated at the annual garden party, held near Petworth, in a member’s garden.

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65% less sugar for West Sussex primary school meals

65% less sugar for West Sussex primary school meals

Children heading back to primary school this September will have on average 65% less sugar in their school meals than three years ago – a total of over 2kg per pupil per year.

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GCSEs: No comparison between old and new results

Comparing a school’s GCSE results used to be a simple affair – you just looked at the A*-C pass rates for each year.

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DM17841739a.jpg GCSE results, Worthing High School, 2017. L to R Brandon Shaw, Chris Sherman and Ella Smith. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-170824-131954008

County council congratulations for GCSE students

West Sussex County Council has congratulated the county’s pupils who received their GCSE results today.

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Ellie Holt, Mrs White English teacher, Jewel Konieczny, Dom Easton, head of English Hayley Johnson and  Nell Chadwick

A strong set of GCSE results at Seaford College

Despite the national GCSE exam ‘shake-up’ Seaford College students have maintained their strong A*-C pass rate.

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Live blog: Exam success in West Sussex

Here we look at how West Sussex has done in this year’s GCSE exam results. Send in your congratulatory messages to karen.dunn@jpress.co.uk and we will endeavour to add them to this live blog.

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Pictures of GCSE joy at Midhurst Rother College

There was GCSE joy at Midhurst Rother College this morning (Thursday, August 24) when students arrived to pick up their results.

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GCSE result delight for students at Midhurst Rother College

GCSE result delight for students at Midhurst Rother College

Students and staff at Midhurst Rother College (MRC) are celebrating a bumper crop of GCSE results today (Thursday, August 24).

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Share your GCSE success stories with us

Share your GCSE success stories with us

Today’s the day thousands of teenagers find out how they did in their GCSEs.

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GCSE results day – a survival guide

The climax to years of hard work and high expectations for 16 year-olds nationwide is nearly here.

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Erin finds out her amazing results with mum Nicola Purdy, brother Ethan and headteacher Stuart Edwards  PICTURE BY JANET GIBBS

Inspirational Midhurst Rother College student Erin is off to the North Pole

Inspirational Midhurst Rother College head girl Erin Collins is celebrating not only a stunning set of A level results, but also news that she has been selected for a ground breaking expedition to the North Pole next year.

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Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

More than half of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job, according to teen magazine Future-Mag.

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Seaford's top performer Mairi Donaldson and her family congratulated by Headmaster John Green and Psychology teacher Alison Yates

Record numbers of Seaford College A level students heading to their first choice universities

Record numbers of Seaford College students are heading to Russell Group and their first choice universities after another bumper crop of A level results.

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