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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.

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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.

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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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Charlie Wreford, eight, receives his prize in the Design a Hygiene Character competition. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks16001210-1

Bubble King designed to highlight hand hygiene

The importance of hand hygiene has been highlighted through a competition for schoolchildren.

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Every headteacher in West Sussex signed up to the Worth Less? campaign for fairer school funding

Concern schools could still lose out when new funding formula begins

Union leaders have warned the government’s new education funding formula may still leave schools short of money.

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Pupils at Arundel Primary School enjoyed dressing up to raise money for Children in Need. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks16001201-1

GALLERY: Children in Need frolics

Children In Need has raised a record £46.6million on the BBC television show, broadcast on Friday night.

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MP Nick Gibb visited Yapton CE Primary School as part of UK Parliament Week.

MP told ‘we want free burgers!’

MP Nick Gibb visited Yapton CE Primary School on Friday as part of UK Parliament Week.

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Children and staff at the exhibition

Worthing nursery exhibition gives insight into children’s learning

A five-day exhibition showcasing ten years of nursery children’s learning was open to the public and education professionals from Monday, November 7.

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Children watch as the Duchess of Norfolk cuts the ribbon to open the new classrooms at Arundel CofE School. Picture: Kate Shemilt

‘Historic’ new classrooms get royal welcome at Arundel CofE School

A duchess and a bishop were on hand to usher in a ‘historic moment’ for Arundel CofE primary school.

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Six pupils from St Catherines Catholic Primary School in Littlehampton met British astronaut Tim Peake and other space experts

Littlehampton pupils meet astronaut Tim Peake

Six pupils from St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School were on cloud nine when they got to meet British astronaut Tim Peake and other space experts.

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Comment: Stop missing the point – our schools need money NOW, not in 2018/19

It started with a letter signed by every headteacher in West Sussex and ventured to 10 Downing Street and into the halls of power.

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The BBC Children in Need appeal show is on November 18 this year

Pudsey visits Arundel children

Children at Arundel CofE Primary School got a treat on Friday when Pudsey Bear came to visit.

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The Duchess will officially open the classrooms, followed by a short speech from head teacher Andrew Simpson

Royal opening for classroom

An Arundel school’s new buildings will get a royal welcome tomorrow.

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MPs and schoolchildren at 10 Downing Street

MPs debate school funding in Parliament

West Sussex schools are facing budget deficits as high as £850,000 as the financial crisis continues.
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COUNTY NEWS: Controlled explosion of hazardous chemical found in Sussex school

COUNTY NEWS: Controlled explosion of hazardous chemical found in Sussex school

A potentially hazardous chemical discovered in a Sussex school was destroyed on a beach this morning, police have confirmed.

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No qualified teachers at half of county’s nursery schools

Half of the nurseries in West Sussex do not have a qualified early years teacher on their staff – and fewer people are stepping up to be trained.

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Select committee to question Nick Gibb MP about grammar schools

West Sussex MP Nick Gibb is to face questions about the government’s plans to expand the number of grammar schools and extend selective education in England.

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Let’s make sure the David v Goliath school funding fight is not for nothing

As the fight for fairer school funding continues, headteacher Jules White has put pen to paper on behalf of the Worth Less? campaign.

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Youngsters at a East Preston Infant School helped to plant new elm trees in their grounds, as part of a wider scheme to replace the many trees lost in the 1970s as a result of Dutch elm disease

Pupils plant elms to replace those lost to disease

Youngsters at a East Preston Infant School have helped to plant new elm trees in their grounds, as part of a wider scheme to replace the many trees lost in the 1970s as a result of Dutch elm disease.

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