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Schools propping up budgets using cash for disadvantaged kids

Headteachers have been propping up their budgets using money intended to help disadvantaged children, a survey has revealed.

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Sam - "If you dont get all your GCSEs you have nothing to worry about."

Mental health campaign tells teens not to stress over GCSEs

As teenagers head off for their first GCSE exams, one Sussex college has teamed up with the YMCA to launch the #NoStressSuccess campaign.
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Have your say on Post-16 school transport

A consultation has been launched into West Sussex County Council's Post-16 Transport Policy, which will see around 300 sixth form and college students pay more to get to school.

West Sussex County Council

Have your say on Post-16 school transport

A consultation has been launched into West Sussex County Council's Post-16 Transport Policy, which will see around 300 sixth form and college students pay more to get to school.
Education
The St John's School Young Interpreters

Young Interpreters breaking down language barriers

We all know that starting a new school can be a scary experience.
Education
Terry Slade and Reg Wells at Hills Farm

Wellcross lad Reg comes full circle

Reg Wells, now 88, helped his father with the running of Wellcross Farm when he was a boy during the Second World War. The farm house is now a care home and Reg is living there once again. He and his cousin Terry Slade shared some of their memories of the war years.
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Mrs Hadden and Mrs Jaggerhelp Arunside School pupils celebrate their Ofsted report

Ofsted praise for 'friendly' school

Ofsted has praised a headteacher and his team for making “substantial improvements” to their school.

Education

County News: Headteacher quits over 'broken' education system

A West Sussex headteacher has resigned, citing the "impossibly stressful" pressures of the job coupled with a lack of funding.

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Staff and children at St Robert Southwell Catholic Primary School

Head fears funding issues could kill small schools

A headteacher said he feared smaller schools would die out thanks to the “crippling” financial problems they faced.
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Education

Heads support cross-party inquiry into school funding

West Sussex headteachers have welcomed the launch of a new inquiry into school funding.

Education
Staff and pupils at St John's Catholic Primary School

School ‘over the moon’ after Ofsted praise

School leaders are “over the moon” after receiving a highly complimentary report from Ofsted.

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Most children given school of choice

Families have been told which primary school their children will attend in September – with all but 99 being given one of their schools of choice.

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Igor Zharkov

Teacher banned for life over relationship with student

A former Ardingly College teacher has been banned from the profession for life after forming a relationship with a student which was proved to be sexually motivated.
Education
Hove Park School former student Kelly Romero (fourth from left) with sixth formers.

Ex-students called on to inspire next generation

Fourteen Sussex secondary schools are calling on former students to help inspire the current intake to go on to higher education.
Education
Staff and children at Catkins Nursery celebrate their 'outstanding' result

Ofsted praise for 'outstanding' Horsham nursery

Ofsted has given a Horsham nursery its top rating and praised the "uncompromising dedication" of its staff.

Education
A Horsham postman, left, outside 9 Carfax in 1850. The picture was taken by Thomas Honywood and was loaned to the County Times by Mr H Taylor

19th century postie and Mum Potts’ ice cream

This week’s collection of pictures were all published in the County Times in 1975 and 1976 – but were taken many, many years earlier.
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Video: Awards for top head and special pupil Mikey

Two of the winners from the West Sussex Education Awards have been presented with their prizes.

Education
Staff and children at Colgate Primary School

Head’s praise for staff after positive Ofsted report

A headteacher has heaped praise on her staff after receiving a positive report from Ofsted.

Education

Video: Celebrating joys and successes of West Sussex education

The joys and successes of students, their teachers and schools have been celebrated at a new awards ceremony.
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John Gooderham

Police investigate assault on lollipop man

Police are investigating after a lollipop man had cans thrown at him from a passing vehicle and was struck by a car "at slow speed".
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