Fire drills teach students teamwork

Young people have been encouraged to become positive role models with the help of fire instructors.

Justine Greening MP, secretary of state for education

Parents publish tongue-in-cheek school report for Justine Greening

Parents campaigning for better education funding have penned a 'school report' for Justine Greening - and told her she must try harder.

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GALLERY: Big Day Out

An unprecedented number of students and staff from Seaford College surged out into the community to help a variety of environmental and social causes.

Justine Greening

Schools to receive extra £2.6bn over next two years

The government has announced extra funding for schools of £1.3bn per year over the next two years.

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West Sussex parents join school funding Parliament protest

West Sussex parents joined hundreds of children, teachers, mums, dads and grandparents at a rally in Parliament Square to protest the state of education funding.

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Fall in number of university applications

A record number of 18-year-olds in England have applied for university places - but the overall number of further education applicants has fallen.

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Carnival Against The Cuts

Headteacher asked to speak at school funding protest in Parliament Square

A Horsham headteacher has been invited to speak at a school funding protest in Parliament Square.
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The massive fire at The Academy, Selsey in August 2016. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Sprinkler decision ‘not yet finalised’ for new Selsey Academy

The decision on whether to fit sprinklers in the new Academy Selsey school ‘has not yet been finalised’, the trust which runs it has said.

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Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

The UK has a reputation (rightly or wrongly) for struggling to learn foreign languages. A recent survey showed, for example, that 62% of the population can’t speak any other language apart from English.

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The M&M's challenge for year-nine students at Seaford College

VIDEO: Big Charity Day

Weather may have put paid to outside activities for Seaford College’s big charity day but it did not dampen the spirits of the children involved.

Amber Heard, 13, from Felpham Community College, seated far right, with her discussion group. Picture: Derek Martin DM17632650a

First Youth SACRE in county is well received

Students from seven schools considered religion and its effect on the world at a conference that was the first of its kind in West Sussex.

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Henry Smith MP

Parents defend headteachers after criticism from MP

Parents have spoken out in support of headteachers after a West Sussex MP accused them of breaking the law in the run-up to the general election.

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One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

With summer holidays upon us and children bidding farewell to their teachers, a survey has suggested that many parents give expensive gifts as a thank-you to school staff.

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Picture by Tarquin Boyesen. Steve Coogan is supporting Save Our Schools campaigners.

Comedian Coogan supports school funding campaign

Comedian Steve Coogan has added his voice to the ongoing campaign for fairer school funding.
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Astronaut Tim Peake, a former pupil, pictured outside the sports centre carrying his name with pupils on a visit

Chichester High School to lease sports centre to gymnastics club

The high school is proposing a deal to sub-lease its sports centre to a Chichester gymnastics club.

Goodwood owner Charles Gordon-Lennox, Earl of March trying his hand at flying a racing drone

Drone racing coming to your local school

Could your local school produce the next champion drone racer – the sport being described as ‘Xbox on steroids’?

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Seaford Prep School pupils reading to Mr Kipling

Pony Pals visit to encourage reading

Miniature donkey Mr Kipling and guinea pig Morris visited pupils at Seaford Prep School.

Henry Smith, MP for Crawley

MP accuses headteachers of breaking the law over school funding campaign

A West Sussex MP has accused headteachers of breaking the law and attempting to influence the way parents voted in the General Election.
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The fastest 100m on a space-hopper is just one of the world record attempts

Silly games with a serious purpose

Year-nine students at Seaford College are hoping to break world records in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

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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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