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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School leaders ‘try to do too much at once’, says Ofsted

Leaders at Causeway School have agreed there are areas which need to improve following an inspection by Ofsted.


East Sussex school alumni inspire current generation

More than 150 former students of Uplands Community Colleg have signed up to inspire today’s pupils to academic success and career confidence.

The school was closed yesterday for repairs

Arson hit Eastbourne school reopens today

An Eastbourne school forced to shut yesterday (Tuesday October 18) due to an arson attack has reopened today.

Causeway School, Larkspur Drive, Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-161013-101337008

Eastbourne school criticised by education watchdogs

A damning Ofsted report has been published this morning highlighting failures at an Eastbourne secondary school.

The Causeway School and Hazel Court School, Eastoburne.

Both schools share the same entrance.

Head defends Eastbourne school in need of improvement

The headteacher at an Eastbourne school where an emergency board has been brought in to address concerns over ongoing “performance and attainment issues” has admitted there have been failings.

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Emergency help brought in to address issues at Eastbourne school

Emergency help brought in to address issues at Eastbourne school

An emergency board has been brought in at an Eastbourne secondary school over “ongoing performance and attainment issues”.

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Quarter of teachers in the South East consider resigning due to stress

Stress levels in the classroom have reached tipping point in the South East, with one in four teachers considering resigning, research has shown.

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COUNTY NEWS: New top dog in the classroom

A new member of staff has quickly become top dog at a primary school in Sussex.

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East Sussex seven-year-olds ace new SATs

Seven-year-olds in East Sussex have aced the recent controversial SATs assessments.

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The study by Premier Sport found half of parents think children should have fitness tests in school

Less than one in five children exercising daily

Only 16 per cent children in the south rast of England are doing physical activity every day, according to a recent study.

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Most of the 282 sex assaults at Sussex schools carried out by children

Children have fallen victim to 282 sex crimes in Sussex schools over the past five years – and the vast majority were committed by other youngsters.

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Bid to open new Church of England primary school

A schools trust plans to open a new Church of England primary school to serve the need for more school places in north Hailsham and Hellingly.

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Eastbourne school scoops prestigious ICT Mark

The Eastboune Academy has been awarded an ICT Mark for its use of technology.

Oakwood headteacher Jane Foyle and some of her pupils

Delight as school is rated good two years after being told to improve

Staff have shared their delight after their school was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

Education secretary Justine Greening MP visiting Sussex schoolchildren

Council confident of improvement as schools fall short in tough new tests

East Sussex County Council has called on parents to “have confidence” that schools will continue to improve, despite falling short in the tough new tests for 11-year-olds.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Students warned over accommodation fraud

Students are being warned about fraudsters who take advantage of people searching for accommodation.

Weald School headteacher Peter Woodman

Heads share concerns over university fees

Sussex headteachers have shared their concerns about the rising cost of university education.

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Heads support big education changes

It was always easy to work out how well a school had performed when it came to GCSEs.

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