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.

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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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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.

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Arson hit Eastbourne school reopens today

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

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Eastbourne school criticised by education watchdogs

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

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