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.

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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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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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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.

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Allegations of ‘inappropriate behaviour’ at primary school reported to police

Parents have removed their children from an Eastbourne school after allegations over pupil behaviour.

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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)

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Sex education must be compulsory in schools

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Schools fall short in tough new tests

Eleven primary schools in East Sussex failed to reach the expected standards following the summer's tough new tests.

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Delight as infant school is rated 'good' by Ofsted

Ofsted has heaped praise on a headteacher and her team for “substantially” improving the quality of teaching and learning at their school.

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Government criticised over school funding

The government's approach to helping schools balance their budgets has been criticised.

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University of Brighton speaks out over rail timetable changes

The University of Brighton has today raised serious concerns regarding the potential impact of proposed timetabling changes to services on Southern Railways’ Coastway East services.

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Eastbourne school found ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted

An Eastbourne school has been deemed ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted after a recent inspection.

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Bourne Primary School has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

Strong leadership helps school's rating soar

Strong leadership and high aspirations have seen an Eastbourne school’s Ofsted rating soar to ‘good’.

St Catherines College award's evening

Eastbourne school’s awards evening

More than 900 people with links to St Catherine’s College in Eastbourne’s Priory Road attended an awards evening to celebrate pupils’ achievements

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School in Willingdon forced to close after storm

A school in Willingdon has been forced to close today (Monday) after severe weather today and at the weekend.

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College building in Eastbourne named in memory of teacher

Sussex Downs College in Eastbourne has officially opened a centre named in the memory of a beloved teacher.

The panel for the Sussex Downs College presidential debate included Gogglebox stars

Sussex college hosts US presidential debate with Gogglebox stars

Ahead of the 2016 presidential election result tomorrow (November 9), a Sussex college held a debate to answer the ultimate question: Trump or Clinton?


County lights spark under potential new teachers

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

Campaign to inspire Eastbourne people to take up teaching

Campaign to inspire Eastbourne people to take up teaching

A campaign to inspire more people to take up a career in teaching kick starts next month with a series of events.

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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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