Save our schools! Parents to march in protest at funding crisis

Parents have sounded a rallying battle cry and joined the fight for fairer funding for the county’s schools.
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Orchards Junior School won the coveted Spirit of Rock Challenge award

J Rock finalists shine

Pupils from Worthing and Rustington shone on stage at Portsmouth Guildhall in the Be Your Best 2017 Southern J Rock final.

Prize-winning student Luke Hyde with the challenge trophy

Luke top of the crops in science experiment

Students have been pitched against each other in a top-of the-crops science experiment.

Courtesy of Save Our Schools West Sussex

Parents call public meeting about school funding

A public meeting has been called by parents wanting to say “enough is enough” to the education funding crisis.

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Youngsters are concerned about the potential extinction of the panda

Youngsters worried about Trump and environment

The environment and Donald Trump are among the main issues which concern children, according to a new survey.

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‘There’s only so far you can push staff before they reach breaking point’

School staff from all over West Sussex have opened up about the damage being caused by the ongoing financial crisis.

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West Sussex County Council

Most parents get primary school of choice for children

Every applicant who applied for a primary place for their child has received one - but not all have been given the school of their choice.

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Lottie Milbank, a Northbrook MET textile design degree student, with a large-scale version of her design

Cityscape design wins national prize

Photographs of London’s cityscape inspired a prize-winning textile design created by a Northbrook MET student.

Students from The Angmering School at the conference

PICTURES: Catch Up and Inspire

Year ten students have been shown how to change negative behaviour and work on their aspirations for the future.

Children and staff at Shoreham Academy took on a tricky obstacle course. Pictures: Steve Robards

GALLERY: Huge turnout for slip and slide charity fun

Teachers and staff got their revenge on pupils by throwing paint and balls at them as they took on an obstacle course for charity on Friday.

West Sussex County Council

County gets millions for school places and repairs

West Sussex has received £43.7m to help the authority create more pupil places at the county’s schools.

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Picture courtesy of Little Stars

Little Stars over the moon after Ofsted inspection

Staff at Little Stars said they were “over the moon” after receiving their Ofsted rating.


VIDEO: First Sussex schools snooker event could be big break for future stars

Snooker loopy schoolchildren chalked-up their cues for the first West Sussex Schools Snooker Championship yesterday (Wednesday, April 4).

Kia Trainor, director of CPRE Sussex, and her son Oliver

Does your school have the ‘E Factor’?

Countryside campaigners are worried schools and colleges will miss out on the chance to win a new environmental award.

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Adur school place shortage confronted at parent meeting

The pressing problem of school place shortages in Adur was discussed at a meeting organised by parent campaigners, who are determined to put the issue ‘firmly on the map’.

Some of the Worth Less? campaigners who went to Downing Street on October 18 2016 to appeal for fairer funding for West Sussex schools. SUS-161018-100615001

Underfunding of schools an ‘embarrassment’ for Tories

Underfunding of schools has been labelled a ‘continuing embarrassment’ for Conservatives both nationally and in West Sussex, according to opposition parties at County Hall.

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Eco beast sculptures made at Chichester Free School

‘There’s no such thing as waste’

Children are being taught there is no such thing as rubbish, with the launch of a new art competition across West Sussex.

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Lunaria from Davison High School collecting the South Downs best company award. Picture: Graham Franks

Best young business brains put to the test

Entrepreneurs have pitched their businesses in a bid to reach the county final in the annual Young Enterprise challenge.

Our Lady of Sion School student Blaise Cloran with her project, A Quicker More Efficient Method of Diagnosis for Hepatitis

Young scientist wins gold awards

Our Lady of Sion School student Blaise Cloran was the only national finalist from Sussex at the The Big Bang Fair 2017.

Left to right Leo Harvey, 5, his dad Nick Harvey, 45, and Felix Harvey, 8 outside St John's Primary School in Crowborough. Photo from SWNS SUS-170331-140552001

COUNTY NEWS: Pupils asked to bring in their own loo roll to school

A cash-strapped Sussex primary school is asking pupils to bring in their own loo rolls.

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