Former Worthing student’s public proposal

Ex-Northbrook College student Christopher Ryan proposed to his girlfriend at his passing out parade at HMS Raleigh in Torpoint on Friday.

All the children in key stage two at St Philips Catholic Primary School in Arundel took part in the 5k Camel Trek

PICTURES: Camel Trek success at Arundel school

Pupils at St Philip’s Catholic Primary School in Arundel rounded off the first half of the spring term with a fundraising Camel Trek.

Louise Goldsmith

Not enough cash to plug funding gap

The leader of West Sussex County Council has warned the authority simply does not have the money to plug the gap in education funding.

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West Sussex County Council

Call for council to give £1.3million emergency money to schools

West Sussex County Council is to be called on to provide an emergency fund of £1.3million to help schools through their ongoing financial crisis.
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West Sussex Parent Carer Forum empowers parents to help their children

Relaxed coffee mornings empower parents

When Lindsey Butterfield’s son was diagnosed with autism, she did not know where to go for information and support.

Chatsmore Catholic High School stormed to victory on Monday with its first entry in Rock Challenge

First-timers storm to victory at Rock Challenge

Students across the county have been showcasing their creativity in the 2017 Rock Challenge and J Rock competitions.

Worth Less? campaign

Headteachers' fury over £150m grammar schools plan

Headteachers have reacted with fury to the news £150million could still be spent on opening grammar schools by 2020.

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The forest will be filled with dens, games and themed adventures featuring pirates and knights

New forest school launches in Slindon

A new forest school will be launching in Slindon for the February half term.

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Sir Ian McKellan at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh / Brighton Pictures) SUS-170802-111749001

County news: Sussex school gets visit from gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen

National treasure Sir Ian McKellen dropped into a Sussex school this week to talk to youngsters about fighting homophobia.

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Headteacher Lawrence Caughlin with pupils at Swiss Gardens Primary School

Victory! Parent-led campaign secures funds for Shoreham school

A parent-led campaign to ringfence almost £250,000 of funding for a Shoreham school has proved successful.


Primary school told to improve by Ofsted

Ferring Primary School has been told by Ofsted that it requires improvement.
Arundel Museum manager Ernestos Kayadis views the artwork. Picture: Derek Martin DM1725313a

Students’ artwork impresses at museum

Students with additional educational needs have impressed visitors and staff at Arundel Museum.


VIDEO: Pupils enjoy Google virtual reality lesson for first time

Pupils at Steyning Church of England Primary School enjoyed a virtual reality lesson for the first time earlier today (February 2) – which saw them soar into space and come face-to-face with a T-Rex.

Headteachers and MPs debated school funding

‘Disaster’ for headteachers over emergency school cash

Headteachers have branded the lack of emergency funding for their schools “a disaster”.

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All smiles at St Philip's

‘Inspirational’ head makes her good school even better

An “inspirational” headteacher and her team have been praised for improving the quality of education at their school.

Campaign for fairer funding

Governors threaten to "strike" over school funding crisis

Governors have threatened to withdraw their services unless the government provides £20million of emergency funding to West Sussex schools.
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Demonstrating how our digestive system works at last year's STEMfest

Launch of science festival that will end with a Big Bang

The scientists, engineers and inventors of the future will be given an insight into the courses and careers available to them at a spring festival.

West Sussex schools have been campaigning for fairer funding

School funding - an appeal to West Sussex MPs

Everyone loves an under-dog. It’s fun to root for them as they fight seemingly insurmountable odds, even if they’re unlikely to win.

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Waps (Photograph: T Pennell) SUS-170124-171747001

County news: Wasps ruled by market forces according to Sussex scientists

Wasps have trading partners and compete for the ‘best trade deals’ – according to scientists from the University of Sussex.

Children from the morning group working together on a drawing. Photo by Derek Martin DM1712755a

Author from Italy joins pupils for workshop

Italian author Rosa Tiziana Bruno has made a special visit to Littlehampton for a unique workshop exploring children’s literature from around the world.

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