Investigation reveals extent of knife crime in Sussex schools

Children as young as 12 have been caught carrying knives in Sussex schools, a Johnston Press investigation has revealed.

Pupils reap the benefits of the Primary Stars scheme

Premier League providing free equipment to schools

Free football kit and equipment is being made available to primary schools, as the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme is open now.

Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Schools in Sussex have been warned of an increase in fraud reports where a criminal has pretended to be a head teacher.

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College students impress in Royal Opera House Design Challenge

Local students from Sussex Downs College have gained prestigious awards in the Royal Opera House Design Challenge 2018.

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Ratton students enjoy journey into sound

Year 9 Arts students from Ratton School enjoyed visiting the University of Sussex for a day of music.

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Super volunteer Connor shines

An Eastbourne student has found time to make a difference with his volunteering efforts.

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Students help style hit band

Two Level 3 Beauty students from Sussex Downs College enjoyed the experience of applying makeup on a music video shoot for hit band, Toploader, last week.

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School pupils engineer a victory

The team from St. Andrew’s Prep School were triumphant in the 25th annual Young Engineers Challenge.

Jude Birch will visit Google's HQ after winning a coding competition

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex student wins trip to Google HQ in coding competition

A 17-year-old from Sussex beat more than 3,500 students in a coding competition to win a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
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'Fed up' headteachers bill Treasury for £107million

East Sussex headteachers have billed the Treasury to the tune of £107,123,511.

Miss Leung with pupils at Causeway

Headteacher pays tribute to staff and students for positive OFSTED report

The headteacher of an Eastbourne secondary school has paid tribute to pupils and teachers at Causeway following the publication an encouraging report by OFSTED.

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Decade on air for school radio

Tollgate Community Junior School’s busy radio station, Tollgate FM, is going to be ten years old in March.

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College welcomes French students

Sussex Downs College, Eastbourne, welcomed French Beauty Therapy students from Lycée Elisa Lemonnier, Petit-Quevilly, last week.


New GCSE league tables published

League tables have been published showing how well students performed in the tougher new GCSEs.
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Green light for plans to expand Hailsham school by 420 places

Plans to create 420 new primary places at a Hailsham school have been given the go ahead.

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Council to discuss plan to expand Willingdon Community School

County council bosses will be discussing a plan to expand Willingdon Community School.

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COUNTY NEWS: Oxford place for refugee who fled war-torn Syria

A Syrian refugee living in Sussex is celebrating after being offered a place at Oxford, two years after arriving in the UK in a frozen chip van.

Education news

One in three graduates in the South East say their degree is pointless

One in three graduates in the South East say gaining their degree has been pointless, new research shows.

PCSOs John and Jackie who are helping with parking issues in roads around St John's School (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Police called in as residents complain about ‘inconsiderate parking’ outside Eastbourne school

Police have been brought in after residents complained about inconsiderate parking outside an Eastbourne school – including some cars blocking people’s drives.


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