Queens Speech 'raises more questions than answers' for schools

The Queen's Speech raised "more questions than answers" about school funding, according to one headteacher.
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Headteachers call for action over school funding

The government has been called on to respond “quickly and effectively” to ongoing concerns about school funding.

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Devastating: Rising Stars in Seaside has been looking after children for 40 years

‘Huge loss to community’ as Eastbourne pre-school is forced to close

An Eastbourne pre-school has been forced to close after 40 years.

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Pier to pier walk for cancer charity

School friends walked nearly 40 miles for Cancer Research UK in memory of a North Bersted grandfather.

British writer and former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman with students. Picture: Steve Robards SR1709853

Students learn top author’s secrets

Worthing High School was thrilled to welcome former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman yesterday.

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Headteachers from 14 counties issue education warning

Thousands of jobs are being cut and poor funding has left schools at crisis point.

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Talks begin over two Eastbourne schools working together

A consultation began this week over whether an Eastbourne junior school should work with a secondary school.

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Youngsters worried about Trump and environment

The environment and Donald Trump are among the main issues which concern children, according to a new survey.

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Does your school have the ‘E Factor’?

Countryside campaigners are worried schools and colleges will miss out on the chance to win a new environmental award.

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Plans to scrap tests for children is welcomed

Eastbourne and Willingdon MP Caroline Ansell has welcomed government proposals to scrap Sats tests for seven-year-olds.

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COUNTY NEWS: Pupils asked to bring in their own loo roll to school

A cash-strapped Sussex primary school is asking pupils to bring in their own loo rolls.

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Eastbourne university staff go on strike

Lecturers from the University of Brighton have gone on strike today (Friday, March 31).

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Eastbourne college addresses criticised disabled pupil transport policy

An Eastbourne college has addressed the issue of travel support available to children with additional learning needs.

Pevensey and Westham Primary School has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

Delight for primary school after Ofsted rating improves

A headteacher and his team were “delighted” after their school’s Ofsted rating was given a boost.

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Top marks for school which teaches Mandarin to pupils

Eastbourne’s St Catherine’s College has become one of the very few state schools in the UK to be recognised for its excellence in teaching Mandarin.

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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.

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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Perfecting packed lunches

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

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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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