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Premier League providing free equipment to schools

Free football kit and equipment is being made available to primary schools, as the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme is open now.

Education
Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Schools in Sussex have been warned of an increase in fraud reports where a criminal has pretended to be a head teacher.

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MPs to take funding concerns to secretary of state

West Sussex MPs will be meeting Damian Hinds, the new secretary of state for education, to discuss concerns about school funding.

Education
Tanbridge House School

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.

Education
Children and staff from St Andrew's Pre-School in Steyning at The Co-op for the Valentine's fundraising event

Hamper raffle helps pre-school

Love was in the air at The Co-op in Steyning for a Valentine’s hamper raffle supporting St Andrew’s Pre-School.

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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.

Education
Pupils and staff laid poppies on the graves in the war cemeteries

Trip to Ypres supports GCSE studies

Young historians have travelled to Belgium to show their respects to soldiers died in the First World War.

Education
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.

Education
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.

Education
A Castlewood Primary School pupil enjoying the trip to Portsmouth SUS-180502-172914001

Pupils all aboard for history trip

Pupils from Castlewood Primary School in Southwater recently enjoyed a day at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and H.M.S. Victory to support their topic ‘storms and shipwrecks’.

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Jude Birch will visit Google's HQ after winning a coding competition

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex student wins trip to Google HQ in coding competition

A 17-year-old from Sussex beat more than 3,500 students in a coding competition to win a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
Education
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

Education
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.

Education
Guest speaker Sir Anthony Seldon was welcomed to Christ's Hospital for valuable talk on happiness SUS-180130-111948001

Speaker brings pupils happiness

Christ’s Hospital gave a warm welcome to Sir Anthony Seldon who gave a talk in the theatre on Tuesday January 23 as part of the school’s visiting speakers’ programme for senior pupils.

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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.

Education
Knife crime

Investigation reveals extent of knife crime in Sussex schools

Children as young as 12 have been caught carrying knives in Sussex schools, a Johnston Press investigation has revealed.

Education
Collyer's students Nishat Zaman (left) and Tom Williams (right) at the Virgin stand SUS-180129-110949001

Schools join college for ‘Not Going to Uni’ event

Approximately 170 pupils, parents and teachers from Forest, Millais and Tanbridge House schools attended Collyer’s ‘Not Going to Uni’ (NG2U) Year 10 and 11 Evening.

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Education

Schools do well in new GCSE tables

West Sussex schools have performed well in the new GCSE league tables.
Education
Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Around 300 sixth form and college students will see an increase in their school transport costs.

Education
Budding author and Cranleigh prep School pupil Charlotte Tis set to have her story published in March SUS-180123-160049001

Charlotte writes a ‘splendiferous’ tale

As part of enrichment work at Cranleigh Prep School, Charlotte T was one of a handful of children in Year 4 who worked on a Roald Dahl-inspired story or poem to enter in the Young Writer’s Phizz Whizzing Words competition.

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