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Collyer's students bring Christmas cheer

St Mary's Church was filled with festive joy when talented students from Collyer's performed in their Christmas Concert.
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Jimi Hendrix performed at the Starlight Ballroom, Crawley, on October 15 1967

Remember when Jimi Hendrix played Crawley?

Every once in a while, the archives offer up a truly amazing picture - and this one's a cracker.

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Primary school children from poorer families among country’s lowest achievers

Primary school children from poorer Horsham families have one of the lowest achievement rates in the country, according to a new report.

Education
Christmas at Itchingfield Primary School in 1988

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas...1988

We’ve hit December, so the vault of old Christmas photos has been unlocked and given its annual airing.

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Headteacher Rachel Nunns and some of the Castlewood Primary children

Parents rave to Ofsted about ‘brilliant’ school

Parents heaped praise on their children’s school when it underwent its first Ofsted inspection in more than four years.

Education
Chancellor Philip Hammond

Frustration at school funding Budget snub

Headteachers and parents were left frustrated after their call for more basic funding for schools was ignored during last week’s Budget.

Education

Celebrating 70 new town years!

A parade has made its happy noisy way through the town centre to celebrate 70 years of Crawley new town.
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7th Horsham Guides and Brownies

Plenty of fun, frivolity and jollity in 1982

These pictures were published in the County Times in 1982 and show some of the things the area’s fun-loving folk got up to when they weren’t at work or at school.

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Young Colin in uniform

A Bible signed by King George VI and singing at the Queen’s wedding

Colin Whitehead has had an amazing life.

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Northolmes Junior School has been rated 'good'

'Quiet determination' impresses Ofsted

The “quiet determination” of a headteacher and her deputy has led to significant improvements at their school.

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Headteachers off to Downing Street

Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
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Philip Hammond

Heads to appeal to Chancellor for cash

Headteachers from 25 counties will be heading to Downing Street to appeal to the Chancellor to put more money into the education system.

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Children plant sea of poppies

Children have honoured Remembrance Day in their own special way - with a cluster of hand-made poppies.

Education

Veteran cars on the road again

It's that time of year again - the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run has taken to the road.

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Headteacher James Field and some of the children from St Robert Southwell Catholic Primary School

Headteacher's pride after Ofsted praise

A headteacher said he was “incredibly proud” after his school maintained its ‘good’ Ofsted rating.
Education
Billingshurst Beavers FC

1974: The year of Land Girls, fundraising and a lot of sport

Ah 1974! It was the year that brought us Abba, Bagpuss and The Godfather Part II , and saw Manchester United relegated from the First Division.

Nostalgia

Festival fun in 1986 – and headlines from 1956

The Horsham Festival of 1986 was certainly a resounding success.

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Horsham Montessori has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

Diwali and a good Ofsted report made all things bright at nursery

The Festival of Light and a rather good Ofsted report made for a very bright day at one nursery.

Education

Campaigning parents head to Parliament

Hundreds of parents are heading to Parliament to call for further action to be taken over school funding.

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