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Premier League providing free equipment to schools

Free football kit and equipment is being made available to primary schools, as the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme is open now.

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Headteacher Sophie Clarke. Pictures supplied by Fordwater School

Chichester headteacher who ‘fell in love’ with school ‘delighted’ with Ofsted report

“I fell in love with Fordwater – it is a special place.”

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Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Schools in Sussex have been warned of an increase in fraud reports where a criminal has pretended to be a head teacher.

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MPs to take funding concerns to secretary of state

West Sussex MPs will be meeting Damian Hinds, the new secretary of state for education, to discuss concerns about school funding.

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Tanbridge House School

School pays tribute to teenager killed at Barns Green level crossing

The headteacher of Tanbridge House School has paid tribute to a "kind, generous and caring" teenager, who died at the Barns Green level crossing at the weekend.

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Pupils looking forward to moving into their new school. Photo by Derek Martin Photography. SUS-180102-191511008

VIDEO: Huge progress at Chichester Free School ahead of September move

Every journey has a starting point. For the new Chichester Free School that point was at a governor’s kitchen table.

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Council wins appeal to transfer schools cash

West Sussex County Council is to transfer £2.2m of school funding to its high needs budget, despite opposition from headteachers.

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WSCC

Consultation over school expansion

Plans for a multi-million pound expansion of two schools have entered a second phase of consultation.
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Lycia Bish

Vicky Meets…

Lycia Bish, from the Parents & Friends Association, Bishop Luffa School
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The fire at Selsey Academy in 2016. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-160821-101248001

Selsey Academy sprinkler decision ‘incomprehensible’

It is ‘incomprehensible’ that the Academy Selsey will be rebuilt without sprinklers.

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Jude Birch will visit Google's HQ after winning a coding competition

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex student wins trip to Google HQ in coding competition

A 17-year-old from Sussex beat more than 3,500 students in a coding competition to win a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
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West Sussex County Council

Over 16s to be charged more for school transport

Over 16s who travel to school in transport organised by West Sussex County Council will have to pay more from September.

Education
Headteachers campaigning in Downing Street

‘Fed up’ schools bill Treasury for £191m

West Sussex headteachers have billed the Treasury to the tune of £191,470,280.

Education
Knife crime

Investigation reveals extent of knife crime in Sussex schools

Children as young as 12 have been caught carrying knives in Sussex schools, a Johnston Press investigation has revealed.

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Schools do well in new GCSE tables

West Sussex schools have performed well in the new GCSE league tables.
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Beaux Pennington-Pope enjoying the challenge with fellow pupils

Oakwood pupils plank for brave mum Mel

Pupils at Oakwood School have been ‘planking’ in support of a brave mum.

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Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Around 300 sixth form and college students will see an increase in their school transport costs.

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The fire at Selsey Academy in 2016. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-160821-101248001

Sprinklers will not be fitted at Selsey Academy

The new Academy Selsey will be built without sprinklers, the trust who run it has just confirmed.

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West Sussex County Council

Fancy being a teacher? County organises recruitment fairs

West Sussex County Council has organised two school recruitment fairs.

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West Sussex County Council

Plan to expand schools gets the nod

Plans to expand two schools have been given the nod after a largely positive reaction from the public.

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