School pays tribute to teenager killed at Barns Green level crossing

The headteacher of Tanbridge House School has paid tribute to a "kind, generous and caring" teenager, who died at the Barns Green level crossing at the weekend.


Council wins appeal to transfer schools cash

West Sussex County Council is to transfer £2.2m of school funding to its high needs budget, despite opposition from headteachers.

Special school to be run by private healthcare company

Special school to be run by private healthcare company

The disability charity Scope is to transfer the running of a West Sussex school to a private healthcare company.

Staff and children of St Mary's School, Horsham

‘Why are the children in our care worth so little to our society?’

A new headteacher has called on the government to stop using education as a “political football” – and to sort out the issue of funding.

Rich Roberts and some of the Arunside children

One year into the job, head brands funding inequality ‘inexcusable’

Headteacher shares his pride at progress of children at growing school, while waiting for first Ofsted inspection

West Sussex County Council

Over 16s to be charged more for school transport

Over 16s who travel to school in transport organised by West Sussex County Council will have to pay more from September.

Headteachers campaigning in Downing Street

‘Fed up’ schools bill Treasury for £191m

West Sussex headteachers have billed the Treasury to the tune of £191,470,280.


Schools do well in new GCSE tables

West Sussex schools have performed well in the new GCSE league tables.
West Sussex County Council

Fancy being a teacher? County organises recruitment fairs

West Sussex County Council has organised two school recruitment fairs.

Lawnmower racing!

Time for lawnmower racing, ducks and sunflowers in 1985

We're stepping back in time to 1985 and some of the weird and wonderful things that went on in West Sussex.

Solar farm

COUNTY NEWS: Solar farm work safe after Carillion collapse

The collapse of construction giant Carillion will not affect ongoing work on West Sussex solar farm projects, the county council has said.

WorthLess? campaign

Headteachers appeal to MPs over school funding formula

Headteachers have called on MPs to echo West Sussex County Council and declare the government’s school funding formula “not fit for purpose”.

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