Central Sussex College looking at merger with Chichester College

Central Sussex College is in talks with Chichester College about the possibility of a merger.

West Sussex County Council

School expansion proposals: Residents asked for feedback

West Sussex County Council is asking people for their views about proposals to expand a number of the county’s schools.

There will be 100 dancers aged three to 19 from Chichester, Barnham and Bognor Regis performing eclectic pieces celebrating classical ballet and musical theatre

Dance talent to be showcased at Christmas performance

Young dancers from Chichester, Barnham and Bognor Regis will be showcasing their talent on Sunday.

Presentation evening at Glebelands School

Star students praised at awards ceremony

Glebelands School celebrated the achievements of its Year 11 leavers at its annual presentation evening.

Every headteacher in West Sussex signed up to the Worth Less? campaign for fairer school funding

Concern schools could still lose out when new funding formula begins

Union leaders have warned the government’s new education funding formula may still leave schools short of money.

Preparing donated pieces of wood

Mud kitchen created ‘from nothing’

An unused and neglected courtyard area is being turned into an exciting mud kitchen.

Tanbridge House School students Katrina Evershed, Jacob Tasker, Nell Mineyko, Kira Beeson, James Broughton. Picture by Steve Robards

Teenagers brand county’s school funding fiasco ‘a brutal injustice’

Students have described how they are already feeling the effects of the ongoing financial crisis at West Sussex schools.

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Comment: Stop missing the point – our schools need money NOW, not in 2018/19

It started with a letter signed by every headteacher in West Sussex and ventured to 10 Downing Street and into the halls of power.

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Nursery hopes for cash to build new home

A Henfield nursery hopes to build a brand new home for itself – but it needs your help to be in with a chance of securing the money to do so.

MPs and schoolchildren at 10 Downing Street

MPs debate school funding in Parliament

West Sussex schools are facing budget deficits as high as £850,000 as the financial crisis continues.
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COUNTY NEWS: Controlled explosion of hazardous chemical found in Sussex school

COUNTY NEWS: Controlled explosion of hazardous chemical found in Sussex school

A potentially hazardous chemical discovered in a Sussex school was destroyed on a beach this morning, police have confirmed.

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MPs share 850,000 reasons to give our schools more money

West Sussex schools are facing budget deficits as high as £850,000 as the financial crisis continues.

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HeadStart Day Nursery, Horsham has been rated outstanding by Ofsted. Pic Steve Robards SR1632924 SUS-160111-120540001

‘Outstanding’ nursery gives children a HeadStart

An eight-hour Ofsted inspection had a very happy ending for one nursery when it was rated ‘outstanding’.


No qualified teachers at half of county’s nursery schools

Half of the nurseries in West Sussex do not have a qualified early years teacher on their staff – and fewer people are stepping up to be trained.

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Select committee to question Nick Gibb MP about grammar schools

West Sussex MP Nick Gibb is to face questions about the government’s plans to expand the number of grammar schools and extend selective education in England.

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JPCT 190314 S14120932x Tanbridge House School, Horsham. Head, Jules White -photo by Steve Cobb SUS-140319-112911001

Let’s make sure the David v Goliath school funding fight is not for nothing

As the fight for fairer school funding continues, headteacher Jules White has put pen to paper on behalf of the Worth Less? campaign.

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Union asks cash-strapped schools ‘tell us what’s happening’

Teachers are being called on to describe how the ongoing education funding crisis is affecting their schools.

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Using power of words to fight bullying

An innovative new drama project will visit 14 schools in Sussex as part of Anti-Bullying Week.

A photo from this year's Big Bang fair

Crawley students into finals of major science competition

Five students from Crawley have made it through to the UK final of The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Competition after wowing judges at the regional heats.

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