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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Rye children’s choir is something to sing about

Youngsters in the local area have the chance to put their vocal chords to the test and join the Rye Area Children’s Community Choir which has just been launched.

Claremont Senior Schools Ben Laurense and Alex Cornelius were offered places at University of Cambridge. Photos courtesy of Claremont

Top university offers for Claremont students

Claremont Senior School is celebrating after numerous students received top university offers, including two from University of Cambridge this week.

Buckswood School pupils Olivia Streeton and Thomas Bolton were offered places at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Photo courtesy of Buckswood School SUS-170117-141103001

Buckswood students celebrate Oxbridge universities offers

Two students from Buckswood School are celebrating after being offered places to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities.

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Chocolate sculpture will grace Sussex Coast College

Students from Sussex Coast College are set to enjoy a master class in chocolate from TV patisserie expert Martin Chiffers.

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Majority of children keen to have lessons on sex and relationships

Children believe they should have school lessons on sex and relationships, a new survey reveals today (Wednesday January 11)

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Rail strikes costing college ‘£500 a day’

Rail strikes are costing Sussex Coast College around £500 a day and having a damaging effect on students’ education, it is claimed.

The 33rd Hastings Half Marathon will take place on Sunday March 19.

Marathon effort to help provide free books for local kids in need

People keen to shed a few pounds after Christmas are being urged to Join the Hastings Half Marathon Dolly dash to raise cash for a local children’s book charity.

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Hastings college students gain experience at luxury five star hotel

Hospitality course students from Sussex Coast College Hastings gained vital experience by spending time at a five star South Lodge Hotel at Horsham.

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Sex education must be compulsory in schools

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Schools fall short in tough new tests

Eleven primary schools in East Sussex failed to reach the expected standards following the summer's tough new tests.

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Pupils’ gingerbread creations win top prize in decoration competition

Children from Charters Ancaster School won £100 for their school in a Christmas tree decoration competition held by Catsfield Christmas Tree Farm.

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Government criticised over school funding

The government's approach to helping schools balance their budgets has been criticised.

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27/9/2016 (RS) real life

Danielle Thomas (23) from Cosham, suffered significant and overnight sight loss and applied for a Guide Dog called Neisha a Labrador. 

Pictured is: Danielle Thomas with her 5 year old Labrador Neisha.

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Blind Association Information Day

Hastings and Rother Voluntary Association for the Blind is holding an Information Day on Tuesday November 29 at 3 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards, from 9.30am - 4pm.

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Piece of cake for Pudsey Fairlight Nursery helps Children in Need

Children from Fairlight Nursery baked cup cakes and took part in other activities last Thursday to raise money fro the Children in Need Appeal.

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Students bake for two good causes

Year 10 Students from Frewen College at Northiam ran a successful charity coffee morning raising £680 to be split jointly between Demelza Hospice Care for Children and Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Community sports initiatives in Hastings and Rother up for awards

Two schemes which promote sport and physical activity in Hastings and Rother are in the running for accolades in a Sussex-wide awards scheme.


County lights spark under potential new teachers

A campaign to inspire more people to take up a career in teaching kick starts in November.

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Pestalozzi students visit the ‘awesome’ Fairlight Hall...

Pestalozzi international students had a taste of British heritage thanks to the owner of Fairlight Hall opening the grade II listed manor house and gardens to welcome them.

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MP’s pledge to get better education for autistic pupils

Bexhill’s MP has signed a pledge to make the education system better for children and young people with autism.

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