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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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Headteachers call for action over school funding

The government has been called on to respond “quickly and effectively” to ongoing concerns about school funding.

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Huge pot of cash to improve kids’ health

Schools in East Sussex will receive extra funding to develop an ambitious scheme aimed at improving children’s physical and mental health.

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Parking outside Battle Abbey School, Hastings Road, Bexhill.

School nursery move granted despite parking concerns

A school’s plans to move a nursery have been granted – despite sparking parking concerns.

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Walk to school week a success

Do you remember walking to school?

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College’s awards for exam success

St Richard’s Catholic College has been nationally recognised for its exceptional 2016 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).

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Parking concerns expressed over plans for nursery move

An independent school is set to find out today (Thursday) whether its plans to move its nursery will get the green light from the council.

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Bexhill Academy has ‘improved beyond all recognition’, says Ofsted

Bexhill Academy is celebrating after receiving its best Ofsted rating in 25 years.

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Mum upset after being turned down for lollipop lady role

A mother who offered to take on the long-vacant role of school crossing patrol says she was turned down for the job as the school would not allow her son to join its breakfast and after school club.

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Woolly visitors Lambs delight pupils

Pupils and staff at St Mary’s School and College in Wrestwood Road were delighted to provide a temporary home of two ten-week-old lambs last week.

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Students learn top author’s secrets

Worthing High School was thrilled to welcome former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman yesterday.

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Talented youngsters take centre stage at school’s ‘Singing Gallery’

The artistic talents of youngsters at Little Common School took centre stage at its first ever ‘Singing Gallery’ project.

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Headteachers from 14 counties issue education warning

Thousands of jobs are being cut and poor funding has left schools at crisis point.

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Little Common School How does your garden grow?

Little Common School Year 1 children enjoyed a busy day at Wakehurst Place house and botanic gardens in West Sussex as part of their ‘How Does Your Garden Grow?’ topic.

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MP sits down with Education Secretary to discuss funding

Huw Merriman MP held talks with the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening, on Monday to discuss the funding levels for local schools and early years providers.

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Countess opens new vocational centre at St Mary’s

The pupils and staff of St Mary’s School and College welcomed a special guest on Wednesday (April 19).

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Youngsters worried about Trump and environment

The environment and Donald Trump are among the main issues which concern children, according to a new survey.

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Does your school have the ‘E Factor’?

Countryside campaigners are worried schools and colleges will miss out on the chance to win a new environmental award.

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