Could you support Bexhill Rotary in helping pupils with reading?

Bexhill Rotary Club is looking for more volunteers to help local primary school children with their reading.

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COUNTY NEWS: Oxford place for refugee who fled war-torn Syria

A Syrian refugee living in Sussex is celebrating after being offered a place at Oxford, two years after arriving in the UK in a frozen chip van.

Education news

One in three graduates in the South East say their degree is pointless

One in three graduates in the South East say gaining their degree has been pointless, new research shows.


Nominate teacher or school volunteer for Sussex award

Do you know a fantastic teacher or school volunteer whose dedication to their pupils is inspiring?

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School supporting the Food Mission

A local Primary School has joined forces with Dom’s Food Mission to help fly the flag for the charity which helps provide meals for the homeless and struggling local charities.

Deadline looms for parents to apply for primary school places

Deadline day looms for parents to apply for primary school places in East Sussex

The deadline for parents to apply for their child’s primary school place is fast approaching.

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New Horizons pupils show skills as they enjoy kickboxing lessons

Four pupils from New Horizons School in St Leonards successfully completed their first kickboxing grading under the watchful eye of Hastings Kickboxing Academy (HKA) chief instructor Carl Denne.

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Group of trainee teachers from Russia finish local college course

A group of trainee teachers from Russia recently completed a teacher training course at Sussex Coast College Hastings.

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Schools take on maths challenge

Schools including Bexhill College and Helenswood Academy took part in the Regional Final of the Senior Team Mathematics Challenge recently.

ACORN members following the successful negotiations

COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

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More parents fined as part of controversial Get a Grip campaign

Parents in East Sussex have been hit with fines and costs of more than £17,000 as a crackdown on poor school attendance continues under the controversial Get a Grip campaign.

Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Maria Caulfield MP and Huw Merriman MP in Parliament with a copy of the published report SUS-170712-125501001

MPs’ report on autism and education highlight ‘failures’

Two MPs have have published their national report on the provision of education for children with autism.

County councillor Carolyn Lambert, Seaford mum Ella Lewis, and Kelly-Marie Blundell a Lib Dem parliamentary candidate outside County Hall on T uesday

Parents ‘offended too easily’ by Get a Grip school campaign

Defence of the controversial Get a Grip campaign to improve school attendance levels in East Sussex has been labelled ‘shocking’ by parents.

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Student Miriam sets the style in national hairdressing competition hairdressing

A hairdressing student from Sussex Coast College Hastings recently finished third at a national hairdressing competition in Birmingham.

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Evening celebrates leavers’ triumphs

St Richard’s Catholic College, Bexhill celebrated the triumphs and successes of another academic year at the annual Certificate and Prize Evening held at the De La Warr Pavilion.

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‘Get a Grip’ petition to be debated

A petition signed by more than 10,000 people which labelled a campaign to improve school attendance in East Sussex ‘insulting and condescending’ is set to be debated.

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Over 1,000 people attend to see what Sussex Coast College offers

Sussex Coast College Hastings welcomed prospective students to the college last Thursday evening to get a taste of college life.

Headteachers off to Downing Street

Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
Philip Hammond

Heads to appeal to Chancellor for cash

Headteachers from 25 counties will be heading to Downing Street to appeal to the Chancellor to put more money into the education system.

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