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‘Larger classes, fewer teachers and dilapidated buildings’: heads warn

Local headteachers are warning that larger class sizes, fewer teachers and school buildings falling into disrepair are just some of the problems which will affect schools across the area if the Government does not rethink its funding policy.

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St. Thomas a Becket R.C. schools Eastbourne.

Two Eastbourne schools plan to merge

The merger of two Eastbourne schools is set to be agreed next week.

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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, www.beckyandlolo.co.uk

Perfecting packed lunches

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

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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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Celebrating the achievements of more than 100 higher and advanced apprentices at Chichester Cathedral last year

Guinness World Record attempt in National Apprenticeship Week

During National Apprenticeship Week, from today until Friday, The Big Assembly will attempt to set a Guinness World Record.

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World of Books chief executive Stephen Boobyer

Novel new competition launches on World Book Day

Sussex primary school children could win a share of 5,000 books for their school, in a new competition launching today on World Book Day.

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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)

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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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Education

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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National Audit Office

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’.

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