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Heads support cross-party inquiry into school funding

West Sussex headteachers have welcomed the launch of a new inquiry into school funding.

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Dealing with exam stress

How to do deal with exam stress

Thousands of young people across Sussex are no doubt frantically revising ahead of sitting their GCSE or A-Level exams this summer.

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Most children given school of choice

Families have been told which primary school their children will attend in September – with all but 99 being given one of their schools of choice.

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The wind-powered vehicle being put to the test at Shoreham Port, in the shadow of the wind turbines

University engineers road-test prototype

A wind-powered vehicle developed by degree students at Sussex University has been road-tested at Shoreham Port.

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When do parents in West Sussex find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in West Sussex will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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Hove Park School former student Kelly Romero (fourth from left) with sixth formers.

Ex-students called on to inspire next generation

Fourteen Sussex secondary schools are calling on former students to help inspire the current intake to go on to higher education.
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University of Sussex. Photo: Google Street Maps

Multi-million pound economic contribution from University of Sussex

The University of Sussex adds £343 million a year to the economies of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex, says a new independent report.

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Extra funding has been awarded to help even more school children learn how to cycle safely on today's roads. Picture: West Sussex County Council

More funds to ensure children are cycling safely

Extra funding has been awarded to help even more West Sussex school children learn how to cycle safely on today’s roads.

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Video: Celebrating joys and successes of West Sussex education

The joys and successes of students, their teachers and schools have been celebrated at a new awards ceremony.
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Thousands of children in West Sussex persistenly absent from secondary schools

More than 5,000 children were persistently absent from West Sussex’s secondary schools last year, each missing at least 19 days of teaching, figures from the Department for Education show.

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Chloe Nisbet enjoyed her week at Shoreham Port

Work experience week at the port

A high school student spent four days last week doing work experience at Shoreham Port.

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Alison Lapper running an art workshop

Pupils inspired by determination to overcome disability

Lancing Prep Worthing pupils met professional artist Alison Lapper, who talked about overcoming the challenges of her disability.

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Elm Grove Primary school's Year one class afternoon tea at palm court

Primary pupils enjoy afternoon tea

Elm Grove Primary School’s year one class went for a memorable ‘afternoon tea for 32’ at Palm Court Pavilion.

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Littlehampton mayor Billy Blanchard-Cooper with head girl Gemma Legg and David Vaitulevicius

Conference tackles discrimination

Discrimination and prejudice were discussed at a European conference held at The Littlehampton Academy.

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Education awards are hailed a success

Education awards are hailed a success

Nearly 200 pupils, teachers and school staff were on hand to celebrate the first ever West Sussex Education Awards tonight (Tuesday).

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West Sussex parents fined over term-time holidays

West Sussex parents have paid more than £250,000 in fines for taking their children on holiday during term time.

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Martin Garratt, Vale School, Imogen Turner, third place, Isobel Sheppard first place, Ellie Carter, second place, and Maggie Winter, FVRA

School pupil creates winning logo entry for residents’ association

A colourful picture of the sun rising over the South Downs has been chosen as the new logo for Findon Valley Residents’ Association.

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Growing pupil numbers in West Sussex will put pressure on school places

Growing pupil numbers in West Sussex will put pressure on school places

West Sussex is going to be short of school places in three years’ time, according to a government forecast.

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Tony Moore, centre, receives his certificate from RIBI president Dennis Spiller, right, with Rotary District Governor James Onions

‘Unassuming’ Rotarian is honoured for long and distinguished service

Outstanding Rotarian Tony Moore is a quiet and unassuming man who has given exceptional service to the community.

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