Cheers and tears as school is rated ‘good’

There were cheers and a few tears after Ofsted raised a school’s rating to ‘good’.

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Majority of children keen to have lessons on sex and relationships

Children believe they should have school lessons on sex and relationships, a new survey reveals today (Wednesday January 11)

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Headteachers question MPs over school funding fiasco

Headteachers have written to West Sussex MPs to ask questions about the ongoing school funding fiasco.

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School applies to become an academy

East Preston Junior School has announced it has applied for academy conversion in preparation for joining Schoolsworks Academy Trust in April 2017.

New adult education courses with free options

New adult education courses with free options

New learning opportunities, including various free courses, have been made available by the charity Aspire Sussex.

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Guests joined in with rousing carols sung by the Ham Manor Singers

Rousing carols and enthusiastic bellringing enjoyed at Ham Manor

Ham Manor Golf Club’s annual carol concert proved a great success.

Countdown is on

Parents advised ‘time running out to apply for school places’

The clock is ticking as time is running out for parents of children due to begin school in September 2017.

Students from The Towers Convent School accepting their Make Your Mark certificates

Young people speak up about issues important to them

Tackling racism and religious discrimination is a key issue for young people in West Sussex.

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Lancing College's chapel

Former Lancing College pupil elected President

A former Lancing College student, Nana Akufo-Addo, has been elected President of Ghana.

Mr Lawrence Caughlin, head teacher at Swiss Gardens Primary, Max, 6, Mia 10 with father Alastair Reid, FAST campaigner

Parents highlight increasing demand on Adur schools

A £250,000 contribution from housing developers could be ring-fenced for a school in Shoreham.

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Pupils from all three Rustington schools have given Angmering Railway Station a festive makeover

Festive makeover wins eco first prize

Primary school pupils from Rustington have won a competition after giving Angmering Railway Station a festive makeover.

Justine Greening

Future for schools ‘bleak’ as plea for more cash ignored by government

Passionate appeals for more money for the county’s schools have been ignored by the government.

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Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Sex education must be compulsory in schools

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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The revised Key Stage 2 league tables have been published

Twenty-eight primary schools fall short of SATs standards

Twenty-eight primary schools in West Sussex failed to reach the expected standards following the summer's tough new tests.

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All West Sussex heads joined the Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

Future for schools 'bleak' as cash plea is ignored by government

The government has ignored a plea from headteachers to give schools extra money before the introduction of its new education funding system.

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National Audit Office

Government criticised over school funding

The government's approach to helping schools balance their budgets has been criticised.

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Schools from the area gave the audience a festive musical treat, raising money for Guild Care

Christmas concert brings schools together for Guild Care

Guild Care brought a number schools from the area together in Worthing on Thursday for a festive concert.

West Sussex County Council

School expansion proposals: Residents asked for feedback

West Sussex County Council is asking people for their views about proposals to expand a number of the county’s schools.

There will be 100 dancers aged three to 19 from Chichester, Barnham and Bognor Regis performing eclectic pieces celebrating classical ballet and musical theatre

Dance talent to be showcased at Christmas performance

Young dancers from Chichester, Barnham and Bognor Regis will be showcasing their talent on Sunday.

It is down to the genius of the box filler that some were crammed full but still shut

‘Overwhelmed’ by response to shoebox appeal

Pupils at River Beach Primary School have impressed their teachers with their dedication to the annual shoebox appeal.

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