Starter for sixteen quiz night is a great success for Pestalozzi charity

Pestalozzi Village was buzzing with brain activity last Thursday (November 24) when it hosted its Annual Charity Quiz Night.

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Youngsters takeover school as Pudsey calls in with BBC

Youngsters at Little Common school had plenty to get excited about last Thursday (November 17), not only did they get to ‘Takeover’ the school for the day but Pudsey Bear, accompanied by a BBC camera crew, dropped by.

27/9/2016 (RS) real life

Danielle Thomas (23) from Cosham, suffered significant and overnight sight loss and applied for a Guide Dog called Neisha a Labrador. 

Pictured is: Danielle Thomas with her 5 year old Labrador Neisha.

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Blind Association Information Day

Hastings and Rother Voluntary Association for the Blind is holding an Information Day on Tuesday November 29 at 3 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards, from 9.30am - 4pm.

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Big hearted pupils raise thousands for good causes

Pupils and staff at St Richard’s School in Bexhill have been busy fund-raising for good causes in the run up to Christmas.

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Life in the emergency fast lane...

Students from Bexhill 6th Form College, studying for a BTEC qualification in Public Services have been out and about getting a taste of life in Hastings and Bexhill emergency services.

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‘Inspirational’ leaders help improve special school care

‘Inspirational leadership’ has seen residential care at a special school improve significantly.

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New vocational centre in Bexhill is open for business

An innovative ‘shopping mall’, which aims to help young people with learning difficulties gain work experience and improve social skills, is open for business.

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Students bake for two good causes

Year 10 Students from Frewen College at Northiam ran a successful charity coffee morning raising £680 to be split jointly between Demelza Hospice Care for Children and Macmillan Cancer Support.

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School donates its Harvest Festival

St Mary’s school and college, Wrestwood Road, Bexhill have once again teamed up with local charity Bexhill Caring Community and donated their Harvest Festival goods to the charity.

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College ‘should pay’ towards unadopted Bexhill road

A resident of an unadopted road in Bexhill covered in potholes believes the nearby college should pay towards repairs as students park there.

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Pet therapy helps to bring a smile to children at St Mary’s School

Pet therapy, a simple way to help children with anxiety, whilst also boosting self-confidence and social skills, is proving a hit at St Mary’s School and College.

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Community sports initiatives in Hastings and Rother up for awards

Two schemes which promote sport and physical activity in Hastings and Rother are in the running for accolades in a Sussex-wide awards scheme.


County lights spark under potential new teachers

A campaign to inspire more people to take up a career in teaching kick starts in November.

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St Richard’s pupils enjoy Moroccan adventure

Over the Summer Year 10 pupils from St Richard’s Catholic College formed a Morocco Expedition team and set out on a ten day odyssey.


MP’s pledge to get better education for autistic pupils

Bexhill’s MP has signed a pledge to make the education system better for children and young people with autism.

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St Mary’ pupils star in their own Great British Bake-off challenge

Staff and children at St Mary’s school and college, in Wrestwood Road Bexhill, took part in their own Great British Bake-off competition.

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Pupils in Paradise Little Common School enjoys trip

Year 3 pupils from Little Common School enjoyed an educational trip to Paradise Park in Newhaven as part of their study of the Stone Age and how the Earth was formed.

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Chance to train as a language teacher

Starting again in January, Sussex Coast College Hastings will be offering people the chance to qualify as a teacher of English to speakers of other languages.

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One-third of new teachers quit within five years

One-third of newly qualified teachers quit within their first five years, the schools minister has confirmed.

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COUNTY NEWS: ‘Parental intimidation and threats’ caused head to quit

A headteacher left her role at a Sussex primary school following ‘parental intimidation and threats’ in a row over the school’s sports days, it has been claimed.

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