Not enough cash to plug funding gap

The leader of West Sussex County Council has warned the authority simply does not have the money to plug the gap in education funding.

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West Sussex County Council

Call for council to give £1.3million emergency money to schools

West Sussex County Council is to be called on to provide an emergency fund of £1.3million to help schools through their ongoing financial crisis.
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Students quiz one of their guests from the Armed Forces

Students speed date ideas for their future careers

Students were given a quick glimpse of their future possibilities when they took part in a career speed dating session.

West Sussex Parent Carer Forum empowers parents to help their children

Relaxed coffee mornings empower parents

When Lindsey Butterfield’s son was diagnosed with autism, she did not know where to go for information and support.

Worth Less? campaign

Headteachers' fury over £150m grammar schools plan

Headteachers have reacted with fury to the news £150million could still be spent on opening grammar schools by 2020.

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Christ's Hospital girls at the University of Oxford

Conference inspires teenage girls to study STEM

A teenager has written about her determination to study maths after being inspired by a conference at the University of Oxford.

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Teacher training roadshow comes to Sussex

A free teacher training roadshow is to be held in Crawley to encourage more people into the profession.

Sir Ian McKellan at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh / Brighton Pictures) SUS-170802-111749001

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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The Towers Junior School  pupils practising skating skills with the help of a penguin

Ice worlds come to life for students

Teachers found a fun way to bring ice words to life for their pupils.

TV gardener David Domoney, third right, with the Chichester College team

Horticulture students creating garden for The Ideal Home Show

Chichester College students have been tasked with creating a show garden that will capture the imagination.


VIDEO: Pupils enjoy Google virtual reality lesson for first time

Pupils at Steyning Church of England Primary School enjoyed a virtual reality lesson for the first time earlier today (February 2) – which saw them soar into space and come face-to-face with a T-Rex.

Headteachers and MPs debated school funding

‘Disaster’ for headteachers over emergency school cash

Headteachers have branded the lack of emergency funding for their schools “a disaster”.

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Happy days for staff and children at Loxwood Primary

Head’s praise for dedicated team after Ofsted report

A headteacher has praised the dedication of staff, governors and pupils after her school received a glowing report from Ofsted.

Campaign for fairer funding

Governors threaten to "strike" over school funding crisis

Governors have threatened to withdraw their services unless the government provides £20million of emergency funding to West Sussex schools.
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Richard Roberts, head of Arunside School, with some of his pupils

Warm welcome for new head who was attracted by school’s potential

The new headteacher at Arunside Primary School has received a warm welcome from staff, parents and children.

West Sussex schools have been campaigning for fairer funding

School funding - an appeal to West Sussex MPs

Everyone loves an under-dog. It’s fun to root for them as they fight seemingly insurmountable odds, even if they’re unlikely to win.

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Laptops are the name of the game as school calls for fundraising help

Fittleworth Village School has asked the public to ‘Name a Laptop’ in an attempt to raise money for essential technology for their students.

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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.

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.

Sport and Adventure Education with Plumpton College;

PLUMPTON COLLEGE: Navigating my way to success

I have always been sporty, and wanted to continue from school into 6th form for my A levels in chemistry, biology, geology and PE.

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