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Young vocalists challenged at inspirational workshop

Children from Upper Beeding Primary School have been vocally challenged in an inspiring music workshop.

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Deputy head teacher Serena Nicholls, left, and head teacher Helen Williamson with Reuben Hairs, Lucy Roberts and James White

Pupils cannot wait to do their bit for Comic Relief

The children at Billingshurst Primary School have been busy selling red noses in the run up to Red Nose Day.

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Shelagh Legrave and Sarah Wright.

Consultation launched to merge Chichester and Central Sussex colleges

A consultation into a proposed merger between Chichester College and Central Sussex College has been launched.
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East Grinstead students watched the show at the Chequer Mead Theatre. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Students learn how to stay safe on the roads

East Grinstead students learned how to stay safe on the roads today (March 22) after watching a show in the Chequer Mead Theatre.

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Shelley Primary School

School aims to improve after ‘disappointing’ report

A headteacher said he was “disappointed” after his school was told to improve by Ofsted.

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Sir Nicholas Soames MP

MPs appeal for changes to new school funding formula

West Sussex MPs have warned schools will lose hundreds of thousands of pounds if changes to the new education funding formula are not made.

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Lucky 13? School funding fight engulfs southern counties

Heads at 3,000 schools, responsible for more than 1.2million children, have thrown their weight behind West Sussex’s fight for fairer education funding.
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Last chance for parents in West Sussex to ‘protect our children’s education’ by completing funding survey

Parents of schoolchildren in West Sussex have been urged to complete a survey to help ‘protect our children’s education’ and invest in their future.

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Henry Adams partner Hattie Coates with some of the winning children

Fantastic response to bookmark competition

Organisers of a bookmark design competition were amazed to find 189 children had submitted entries.

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Warnham Village Hall where the pre-school was based. Photo courtesy of Google Street view.

Parents upset after sudden closure of pre-school

The manager of a village pre-school has spoken of her sadness over the sudden closure of the popular facility.

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Protest march leaving Rydon Community College in objection to plans. Pic Steve Robards  SR1603799 SUS-160602-120659001

Designs to adapt Rydon school site submitted

Design proposals to adapt the Rydon Community College site for Steyning Grammar School and Thakeham Primary School have been submitted

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Parents of Swiss Gardens Primary School children

Shoreham parents shocked after pupils placed at school miles away

Parents of year six pupils are shocked after discovering their children had not been given places at a Shoreham secondary school – but at one 12 miles away in Storrington.

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Pupils took part in a video for the FUND.US campaign at Billingshurst Primary School

FUND.US campaign for Billingshurst Primary School as cash crisis looms

Parents are being urged to fight for Billingshurst Primary School to have fairer funding after warnings Government budgets won’t cover basic running costs.

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VIDEO: Visit helps open up eyes to diversity

The wonderful charity JustDifferent was delighted to welcome a group of young children to its Walberton office on Monday.

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Author Billy Bob Buttons, Edward Hugh Trayer, who gave a workshop to pupils at Bury Primary School. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks170131-2

PICTURES: Billy Bob Buttons at Bury Primary

Pupils at Bury CE Primary School were thrilled to meet award-winning author Billy Bob Buttons.

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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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PICTURES: West Sussex apprentice graduation 2017

The achievements of higher and advanced apprentices were celebrated at the second West Sussex apprentice graduation ceremony on Tuesday.

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Gatwick Airport

Gatwick’s live interactive help and advice for students

Gatwick has become the first airport in the UK to use an innovative, interactive, live online channel to broadcast information to students thinking about pursuing a career at the airport.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond

Heads blast £320m for free schools and grammars as ‘little short of disgraceful’

Headteachers have blasted as “little short of disgraceful” the government’s allocation of £320million for free schools and grammar schools.

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