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A-LEVEL RESULTS: Buckswood sees best ever results since 2012

Buckswood sixth formers are celebrating as the Guestling school achieves its best A-level results since 2012.

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Share your A-level success stories!

It’s A-level results day.

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A-LEVEL RESULTS: St Richard’s in Bexhill celebrate ‘exceptional’ grades

St Richard’s Catholic College in Bexhill saw another year of top A-level results among its students.

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A-LEVEL RESULTS: Bexhill College students celebrate in style

Bexhill College students are celebrating this morning (Thursday) after a stunning set of A-Level and AS results.
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Childline has seen a rise in calls from teenagers worried about exam results

Rise in number of worried teens contacting Childline about exam results

Childline has reported a sharp rise in the number of 16-18-year-olds getting in touch because they were worried about their exam results.

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Sussex Coast College student lands herself a top teaching job in China

Sussex Coast College student Sarah Hazelton has landed her first teaching job with International Language School, EF, in Shenyang China.

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East Sussex parents urged to take advantage of free childcare

East Sussex parents urged to take advantage of free childcare

Working parents wanting to take advantage of the new 30 hours free childcare offer are being urged to sign up before the start of the summer term.

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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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Headteacher refuses to comment on school closure reports

The headteacher of a preparatory school has refused to comment on reports that the school is set to close for good at the end of the summer term.

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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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Bexhill and Battle MP Huw Merriman and  Principle Miss Cronin present a certificate to a St Richard's student

MP Hew gives inspiring speech at St Richard’s Crest award ceremony

St Richard’s Catholic College, Bexhill held their first awards ceremony for their in house college ‘The Crest’ award last Friday, June 30.

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Bexhill’s Music Man project all set for Palladium

The Bexhill Branch of the ‘Music Man Project’, a music education service for people of all ages with learning disabilities, is preparing to take to the stage of the London Palladium later this year.

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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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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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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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Numerous schools take part in Big Bang Fair

Record numbers of students came to this year’s Big Bang Fair South East at the South of England Showground, Ardingly, including students from Bexhill.

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‘Building bridges will bring us peace not walls’ is Sophie’s message

A Little Common school pupil won the Bexhill Lions club Junior Peace Poster competition and was presented with a medal, certificate and prizes at a special ceremony.

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Hundreds of kids beat the streets as scheme gets off to running start

Beat the Street – East Sussex’s giant walking and cycling initiative – has got off to a running start with residents travelling more than four times the circumference of the UK in less than one week.

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St Mary Magdalene Catholic Primary School Pupils and staff hold their own Race for Life

St Mary Magdalene Catholic Primary School pupils, teachers and office staff took part in their very own Race for Life on Wednesday, June 14.

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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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