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COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

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Security experts at Yale have revealed the figures

West Sussex primary schools are poorest performing in the south east

Primary schools in West Sussex are the lowest performing in the south east when it comes to children's basic education.

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Julie Walters delights students at Christmas card prize-giving

There were smiles all round when Dame Julie Walters dropped in at Collyer's Sixth Form College this week.
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Rudgwick Primary School has maintained its 'good' Ofsted rating

Parents and Ofsted heap praise on school

Rudgwick Primary School has maintained its ‘good’ rating following a short inspection by Ofsted.
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West Sussex Education Awards

West Sussex Education Awards launched

Nominations have begun to roll in for the West Sussex Education Awards, which is organised by this newspaper and its sister titles.

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David Attenborough, penguins and unicorns in Steyning jailbreak!

A mass jailbreak saw penguins, Christmas elves, a group of unicorns and David Attenborough haring off into the Sussex countryside.

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Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

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Collyer's Christmas Concert was held at St Mary's Parish Church, Horsham

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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The SPAB won a court case involving a proposal to the church in Poynings

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.

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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.

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Neighbourhood Wardens at St Mary's School Pulborough

Safety in mind for Horsham district schools

Road safety was on the agenda last week as Horsham District’s neighbourhood wardens were working with local schools.

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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.

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The Art Society Steyning chairman Ann Blakelock presents the award to Thomas Carey. Picture: Derek Martin DM17112363a

Grandma portrait wins award

Portraits of his grandma helped win student Thomas Carey an award from The Art Society Steyning.

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West Sussex Education Awards

Education awards will celebrate local success

The best schools, pupils and teachers in the area will be in line for countywide recognition, courtesy of a new award scheme by this newspaper.

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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.

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Making poppies at Greenway Academy

From one poem to a lasting legacy – children prepare a sea of poppies

On Friday, children at Horsham’s Greenway Academy will be planting a sea of handmade poppies in honour of Remembrance Day. Lucia Wood, of Year 6, wrote the following article about the significance of the poppy.

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