Pupils join nationwide virtual flash mob to help sick little girl

Schoolchildren are being signed up for a flash mob style charity event, culminating in a nationwide simultaneous performance.

Worth Less? campaign

County's £1million proposal for school counsellors

West Sussex County Council is considering setting aside £1million to support counselling services in the county’s schools.
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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.


Ofsted concerns over safety at after school club

Ofsted has rated a breakfast and after school club ‘inadequate’ and highlighted concerns about child safety.

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 Dean children won the Key Stage 2 section with their team video

Contest helps children stay safe online

Children from more than 20 schools have taken part in a competition promoting online safety.

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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A photograph from Bognor Regis Grammar School, taken in May 1967

Class of ’66 reunion planned

School friends from a unique year in Bognor Regis are planning a 50-year reunion.

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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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.

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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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.

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All three winning pupils will also receive a digital camera

Schools’ chance to win up to £500 worth of eSafe vouchers

JSPC Computer Services has partnered with eSafe Education to offer schools in Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire the chance to win up to £500 worth of eSafe vouchers with the launch of its Internet Safety poster competition, supported by this paper.

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