Hundreds of kids beat the streets as scheme gets off to running start

Beat the Street – East Sussex’s giant walking and cycling initiative – has got off to a running start with residents travelling more than four times the circumference of the UK in less than one week.

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Queens Speech 'raises more questions than answers' for schools

The Queen's Speech raised "more questions than answers" about school funding, according to one headteacher.
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Headteachers call for action over school funding

The government has been called on to respond “quickly and effectively” to ongoing concerns about school funding.

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Huge pot of cash to improve kids’ health

Schools in East Sussex will receive extra funding to develop an ambitious scheme aimed at improving children’s physical and mental health.

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Walk to school week a success

Do you remember walking to school?

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Youngster wins hundreds of books for her primary school

A seven-year-old girl has won 500 books for her school in a Sussex-wide competition.


Independent school is rated ‘inadequate’

An independent school has blamed ‘paperwork’ for a damning Ofsted report which saw its rating drop from ‘good’ to ‘inadequate’.

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Battle Rotary Club launches new fund to help primary school education projects

A new initiative is to be launched in the Battle area to help primary schools with funding for educational projects.

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Students learn top author’s secrets

Worthing High School was thrilled to welcome former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman yesterday.

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Headteachers from 14 counties issue education warning

Thousands of jobs are being cut and poor funding has left schools at crisis point.

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MP sits down with Education Secretary to discuss funding

Huw Merriman MP held talks with the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening, on Monday to discuss the funding levels for local schools and early years providers.

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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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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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Battle Abbey School features in 1066 documentary

Battle Abbey pupils were invited to form a shield wall as part of Dan Snow’s BBC drama documentary ‘1066: A Year to Conquer England’.


Ben’s fighting spirit leads to award for Outstanding Young Person

A 14-year-old with a fighting spirit has been chosen as this month’s Outstanding Young Person of the Month Award winner.

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Local school children to star in magical opera

Local school children will play a key role when Opera South East bring Mozart’s The Magic Flute to the White Rock Theatre next month.

And accompanied children aged under 16 will be able to watch the performance for free.

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New trust CEO looks to build on successes of three schools

The multi-academy trust which is responsible for three schools on its Rye campus – Rye Community Primary School, Rye College and Rye Studio School – has appointed Tim Hulme to the key role of chief executive.

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Protestors demonstrate against Rye Studio School cuts

Scores of people staged a demonstration in Rye this afternoon (Tuesday, March 14), protesting against proposed cuts to Rye Studio School.

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Call to fight Government on funding for East Sussex schools as ‘The Blob is at it again’

Almost half of East Sussex schools could see their funding cut by Government changes to the national formula.

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Perfecting packed lunches

Nutritionist Sue Crabtree gives Charlotte Harding some ideas for the perfect packed lunch.

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