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.

The Countess of Wessex visiting St Mary's School and College in Bexhill to open the Aspire Vocational Centre. SUS-170419-152342001

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).

Youngsters are concerned about the potential extinction of the panda

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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Kia Trainor, director of CPRE Sussex, and her son Oliver

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.


Students take part in lively debate on freedom of speech

On Friday, March 17, St Richard’s Catholic College held its inaugural debate on whether freedom of speech should be absolute right enshrined in law.

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Left to right Leo Harvey, 5, his dad Nick Harvey, 45, and Felix Harvey, 8 outside St John's Primary School in Crowborough. Photo from SWNS SUS-170331-140552001

COUNTY NEWS: Pupils asked to bring in their own loo roll to school

A cash-strapped Sussex primary school is asking pupils to bring in their own loo rolls.

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School’s urgent plea for crossing patrol to keep kids safe on Birkdale

Schoolchildren will be left to cross a busy road unsupervised because no one has come forward to fill the vacant crossing patrol role.

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Pupils meet X Factor stars

Pupils and staff from St Mary’s school and college in Wrestwood Road Bexhill had an amazing trip recently when they met the stars from the X Factor.

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Lions competition celebrates peace

Two talented Bexhill students have swept the board in the Lions International Peace Poster competition, winning first and second places.

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Buying a Tesco carrier bag could help to improve a Hastings school

Sandown Primary School has been shortlisted as one of the local community causes to benefit from the Tesco Bags of Help scheme.

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Ben’s fighting spirit leads to award for Outstanding Young Person

A 14-year-old with a fighting spirit has been chosen as this month’s Outstanding Young Person of the Month Award winner.

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Bexhill girl made of the write stuff

Bexhill Academy and Robertsbridge Community College have shared the honours in the local round of the nationwide Young Writer Competition.

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Last chance for parents in West Sussex to ‘protect our children’s education’ by completing funding survey

Parents of schoolchildren in West Sussex have been urged to complete a survey to help ‘protect our children’s education’ and invest in their future.

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Local school children to star in magical opera

Local school children will play a key role when Opera South East bring Mozart’s The Magic Flute to the White Rock Theatre next month.

And accompanied children aged under 16 will be able to watch the performance for free.

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Call to fight Government on funding for East Sussex schools as ‘The Blob is at it again’

Almost half of East Sussex schools could see their funding cut by Government changes to the national formula.

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Backpack and lunch box sets, �27.98, Becky & Lolo,

Perfecting packed lunches

Nutritionist Sue Crabtree gives Charlotte Harding some ideas for the perfect packed lunch.

Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

School funding campaign spreads to East Sussex, Essex and Cornwall

The Worth Less? campaign for fairer education funding is no longer just a West Sussex affair.

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Schools join forces to mix it up in the science lab at St Mary’s, Bexhill

Pupils from five local schools and colleges got together to enjoy an exciting day of science.

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Talented students Time to Dance

Talented students from St Richards Catholic College took part in the annual Time to Dance festival at the White Rock theatre on Wednesday, February 8.

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