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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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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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WorthLess? campaign

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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Don’t miss the deadline for primary school places

Parents with children who are due to start primary school in September are being reminded that the deadline for applications for school is Monday January 15.

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Professor Clive Behagg, picture by Kate Shemilt in 2014. C140905-9

Former University of Chichester head in New Year Honours list

Clive Behagg, the former University of Chichester vice chancellor, is among those to be honoured in the new year.

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Land next to Rotherlea Care Home whcih could be developed for housing

Renewed calls for new school access road at Petworth

Fears have been voiced that there will be traffic chaos in Petworth if West Sussex County Council closes small village primary schools and reopens the former Herbert Shiner school.

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ACORN members following the successful negotiations

COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

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West Sussex primary schools are poorest performing in the south east

West Sussex primary schools are poorest performing in the south east

Primary schools in West Sussex are the lowest performing in the south east when it comes to children's basic education.

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West Sussex Education Awards

West Sussex Education Awards launched

Nominations have begun to roll in for the West Sussex Education Awards, which is organised by this newspaper and its sister titles.

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Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

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Everyone worked together to prepare the shoeboxes for distribution

Pupils show their generosity

Harting School has packed more than 200 shoeboxes to send across the world.

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Easebourne Primary School

Growing call for more consultation over Easebourne school expansion plan

Calls are growing for an extension to what has been described as the ‘severely limited’ public consultation over plans to double the yearly intake of pupils at Easebourne Primary School from 30 to 60.

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Nine-year-olds Olly Wright and Finley Hills are collecting for the Chichester District Foodbank. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks171482-1

Friends set up a foodbank collection at their school

Two nine-year-old friends have set up a foodbank collection at their school.

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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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GALLERY: Children in Need

Children in Need has celebrated a record-breaking year, raising more than £50million during Friday night’s show on BBC1.
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Campaign launched to fight ‘ill thought out’ Easebourne school plans

Campaign launched to fight ‘ill thought out’ Easebourne school plans

A joint campaign is being mounted to fight ‘ill thought out’ proposals to expand Easebourne Primary School.

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The school has asked for a police presence after school

Bishop Luffa parents warned about indecent exposure incidents near school

Bishop Luffa School has warned parents and carers over two incidents of indecent exposure near the Chichester school.

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Plans to increase yearly pupil intake at Easebourne Primary School are unveiled

Fears for future of Stedham Primary School as new expansion plans are unveiled

Fears for the future of Stedham Primary School have been voiced if West Sussex County Council goes ahead with expansion proposals at Easebourne.

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Headteachers off to Downing Street

Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
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The March CE Primary School is to have a dedicated car park built next to the Rolls-Royce head office

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars supports child safety with new car park for local school

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars last night unveiled plans at the Westhampnett Parish Council meeting for a new dedicated car park for The March CE Primary School.

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