COUNTY NEWS: 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.

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Children set to celebrate their love of reading books

Children from schools across Hastings and Rother will be celebrating their love of reading and books by taking part in World Book Day.

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Hundreds of pupils perform in dance show

Pupils from school in Hastings and Bexhill gave some amazing performances at the annual Time To Dance Festival at the White Rock Theatre earlier this month.

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Playgroup ownership to be kept in Rye?

The future of a Rye playgroup should be secured as the district council has been recommended to sell the building to the tenants or the town.

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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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Huw Merriman MP at a recent visit to one of the schools in his constituency

Bexhill and Battle MP’s calls for more school funding

Bexhill and Battle’s MP Huw Merriman spoke in Parliament this week, urging Government ministers to deliver more funding for schools in his constituency.

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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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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.

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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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National Audit Office

Government criticised over school funding

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

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