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Heads support cross-party inquiry into school funding

West Sussex headteachers have welcomed the launch of a new inquiry into school funding.

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Dealing with exam stress

How to do deal with exam stress

Thousands of young people across Sussex are no doubt frantically revising ahead of sitting their GCSE or A-Level exams this summer.

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Most children given school of choice

Families have been told which primary school their children will attend in September – with all but 99 being given one of their schools of choice.

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When do parents in West Sussex find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in West Sussex will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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Government ‘could consider’ revoking academy order

Government ‘could consider’ revoking academy order

The Department of Education has confirmed a order to make Littlegreen School in Compton an academy could be lifted in ‘very exceptional circumstances’.

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Parents fight to stop special school becoming academy

Parents of pupils at Littlegreen School in Compton are petitioning to ‘save’ the school from being taken over by an academy trust.

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Chichester College unveils new forge at Brinsbury campus 27-03-18

New facility to forge student futures at Brinsbury

A new forge at Brinsbury College has been hailed as a ‘fantastic facility’ to train the farriers and blacksmiths of the future.

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Multi-million pound economic contribution from University of Sussex

The University of Sussex adds £343 million a year to the economies of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex, says a new independent report.

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Extra funding has been awarded to help even more school children learn how to cycle safely on today's roads. Picture: West Sussex County Council

More funds to ensure children are cycling safely

Extra funding has been awarded to help even more West Sussex school children learn how to cycle safely on today’s roads.

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Video: Celebrating joys and successes of West Sussex education

The joys and successes of students, their teachers and schools have been celebrated at a new awards ceremony.
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Thousands of children in West Sussex persistenly absent from secondary schools

More than 5,000 children were persistently absent from West Sussex’s secondary schools last year, each missing at least 19 days of teaching, figures from the Department for Education show.

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Education awards are hailed a success

Education awards are hailed a success

Nearly 200 pupils, teachers and school staff were on hand to celebrate the first ever West Sussex Education Awards tonight (Tuesday).

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West Sussex parents fined over term-time holidays

West Sussex parents have paid more than £250,000 in fines for taking their children on holiday during term time.

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Growing pupil numbers in West Sussex will put pressure on school places

Growing pupil numbers in West Sussex will put pressure on school places

West Sussex is going to be short of school places in three years’ time, according to a government forecast.

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Christ's Hospital students met Professor Stephen Hawking in 2017

Christ's Hospital student pays tribute to Stephen Hawking

A Christ’s Hospital pupil has paid tribute to Professor Stephen Hawking one year after meeting him.

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WorthLess? campaign for fairer school funding

Cash-strapped schools appeal for more support from MPs

Headteachers have written to 100,000 parents and carers and warned them that school budgets are still in a "critical" condition.
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Graduation ceremony for West Sussex apprentices

Arrentices from across the county celebrated their achievements at a special ceremony at Chichester Cathedral.

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National Apprenticeship Week: 'It’s really exciting working individually or as part of a team to create stories'

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week we asked our apprentices to talk about their experiences.

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National Apprenticeship Week: Creating unique opportunities for on-the-job training

This newspaper’s publisher Johnston Press is among the thousands of companies working with colleges and training providers to offer apprenticeships in a huge range of industries.

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