Put on your thinking caps for St Mary’s quiz

St Mary’s School and College, Wrestwood Road, Bexhill will hold another evening fundraiser quiz on Friday, March 17, at 7.30pm.


COUNTY NEWS: Pupils join nationwide virtual flash mob to help sick little girl

Schoolchildren are being signed up for a flash mob style charity event, culminating in a nationwide simultaneous performance.

World Book Day

Children set to celebrate their love of reading books

Children from schools across Hastings and Rother will be celebrating their love of reading and books by taking part in World Book Day.

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Hundreds of pupils perform in dance show

Pupils from school in Hastings and Bexhill gave some amazing performances at the annual Time To Dance Festival at the White Rock Theatre earlier this month.

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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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Entrepreneurial students pave the way to help fight global poverty...

Talented Bexhill College students used entrepreneurial and communication skills to develop an idea that is set to help fight global poverty.

Huw Merriman MP at a recent visit to one of the schools in his constituency

Bexhill and Battle MP’s calls for more school funding

Bexhill and Battle’s MP Huw Merriman spoke in Parliament this week, urging Government ministers to deliver more funding for schools in his constituency.

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County news: Wasps ruled by market forces according to Sussex scientists

Wasps have trading partners and compete for the ‘best trade deals’ – according to scientists from the University of Sussex.

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Pupils re-create the Great Fire of London

Youngsters in Year 2 at Little Common School had the chance to re-create The Great Fire of London in their school playground.

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German students on work experience at Bexhill school

Two students from Germany are at St Mary’s school and 6th Form College, Wrestwood Road Bexhill on work experience from January 23 until February 1.

All three winning pupils will also receive a digital camera

Schools’ chance to win up to £500 worth of eSafe vouchers

JSPC Computer Services has partnered with eSafe Education to offer schools in Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire the chance to win up to £500 worth of eSafe vouchers with the launch of its Internet Safety poster competition, supported by this paper.


UPDATE: Bexhill primary school closed due to no power

A primary school in Bexhill is closed because of a lack of electricity today (Monday, January 23).

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Poster competition; all it is saying is give peace a chance

Is your child a budding Monet or Picasso? Do they have the talents to brush aside its rivals with their artistic ability? If so then Bexhill Lions Club invite them to enter their Junior Peace Poster competition through their school.

St Mary Magdalene children sent money to CAFOD at Christmas

Children raise hundreds for charity - then enjoy pie!

Children at St Mary Magdalene School, Bexhill, have raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

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Chocolate sculpture will grace Sussex Coast College

Students from Sussex Coast College are set to enjoy a master class in chocolate from TV patisserie expert Martin Chiffers.

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St Mary’s to host 95th anniversary Gala Dinner at Herstmonceux

St Mary’s School and College celebrates its 95th anniversary this year and there’s a programme of special events planned to mark the occasion including a gala dinner at Herstmonceux Castle in the summer.

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Majority of children keen to have lessons on sex and relationships

Children believe they should have school lessons on sex and relationships, a new survey reveals today (Wednesday January 11)

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Rail strikes costing college ‘£500 a day’

Rail strikes are costing Sussex Coast College around £500 a day and having a damaging effect on students’ education, it is claimed.

The 33rd Hastings Half Marathon will take place on Sunday March 19.

Marathon effort to help provide free books for local kids in need

People keen to shed a few pounds after Christmas are being urged to Join the Hastings Half Marathon Dolly dash to raise cash for a local children’s book charity.

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Run run Rudolph ... St Richard’s pupils raise money for good cause

There was a sea of antlers and red noses when Pupils from St Richard’s School at Bexhill took part in a Reindeer Run to raise £1,000 for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice.

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