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VIDEO: Professional debut ‘remarkable achievement’

Two Seaford College students have made their professional singing debuts – a remarkable achievement and a special moment for the girls.

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County's £1million proposal for school counsellors

West Sussex County Council is considering setting aside £1million to support counselling services in the county’s schools.

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Easebourne pupils limber up for lessons with a breakfast run

Easebourne pupils limber up for lessons with a breakfast run

A new breakfast running club is gearing pupils up for lessons at Easebourne Church of England Primary and now the Cowdray Estate has put in ‘way markers’ to encourage them to run further and give them an accurate sense of how far they are going.

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All the children in key stage two at St Philips Catholic Primary School in Arundel took part in the 5k Camel Trek

PICTURES: Camel Trek success at Arundel school

Pupils at St Philip’s Catholic Primary School in Arundel rounded off the first half of the spring term with a fundraising Camel Trek.

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Headteacher Helen Martin and the children of Duncton Junior School

Church praise for 'outstanding' junior school

A headteacher has been described as “inspirational” and her school “outstanding” following an inspection by the Church.

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Not enough cash to plug funding gap

The leader of West Sussex County Council has warned the authority simply does not have the money to plug the gap in education funding.

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Call for council to give £1.3million emergency money to schools

West Sussex County Council is to be called on to provide an emergency fund of £1.3million to help schools through their ongoing financial crisis.
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The world of Roald Dahl comes to life in Northchapel

Visitors to Northchapel Primary School walked into the world of Roald Dahl yesterday (Monday, February 13) as pupils, teachers and their parents took on one of the characters from the much loved children’s books at the start of their book week.

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West Dean children won the Key Stage 2 section with their team video

Contest helps children stay safe online

Children from more than 20 schools have taken part in a competition promoting online safety.

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Dark skies event lights up the imagination at Rogate

Dark skies event lights up the imagination at Rogate

It was the first night of the South Downs National Park’s Dark Skies Festival on Saturday (February 11) and youngsters from the Rogate area got the chance to handle rocks from Mars and the Moon and take their first lesson in astronomy.

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West Sussex Parent Carer Forum empowers parents to help their children

Relaxed coffee mornings empower parents

When Lindsey Butterfield’s son was diagnosed with autism, she did not know where to go for information and support.

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Headteachers' fury over £150m grammar schools plan

Headteachers have reacted with fury to the news £150million could still be spent on opening grammar schools by 2020.

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County news: Sussex school gets visit from gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen

National treasure Sir Ian McKellen dropped into a Sussex school this week to talk to youngsters about fighting homophobia.

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Arundel Museum manager Ernestos Kayadis views the artwork. Picture: Derek Martin DM1725313a

Students’ artwork impresses at museum

Students with additional educational needs have impressed visitors and staff at Arundel Museum.

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Draft Ofsted report judges Durand ‘inadequate’

Draft Ofsted report judges Durand ‘inadequate’

The Durand Academy, which runs a weekly boarding school for older pupils in the former St Cuthman’s school at Stedham, faces the prospect of being placed in special measures following a damning Ofsted report.

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Onesies galore on the starting line at Seaford College. Pictures: Graham Franks

PICTURES: Onesie Funsie Runsie

Poor weather failed to dampen the spirits of those taking part in the second Graffham Onesie Funsie Runsie.

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TV gardener David Domoney, third right, with the Chichester College team

Horticulture students creating garden for The Ideal Home Show

Chichester College students have been tasked with creating a show garden that will capture the imagination.

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Headteachers and MPs debated school funding

‘Disaster’ for headteachers over emergency school cash

Headteachers have branded the lack of emergency funding for their schools “a disaster”.

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Governors threaten to "strike" over school funding crisis

Governors have threatened to withdraw their services unless the government provides £20million of emergency funding to West Sussex schools.
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West Sussex schools have been campaigning for fairer funding

School funding - an appeal to West Sussex MPs

Everyone loves an under-dog. It’s fun to root for them as they fight seemingly insurmountable odds, even if they’re unlikely to win.

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