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.

Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

School funding campaign spreads to East Sussex, Essex and Cornwall

The Worth Less? campaign for fairer education funding is no longer just a West Sussex affair.

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Rye Cricket Club wants �3,500 to illuminate the top floor of its clubhouse

Pre-school and cricket club set for council grants

A pre-school and a cricket club are among the grant applications likely to be accepted in the council’s £99,000 scheme.

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School praised for ‘fostering and embedding a spirit of togetherness’

Crowhurst Church of England Primary School is celebrating after a ‘good’ rating from education inspectors.

Celebrating the achievements of more than 100 higher and advanced apprentices at Chichester Cathedral last year

Guinness World Record attempt in National Apprenticeship Week

During National Apprenticeship Week, from today until Friday, The Big Assembly will attempt to set a Guinness World Record.

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World Book Day at Netherfield School

Characters come to life for World Book Day

Willie Wonka, Hermione Granger and Mr Stink were among the weird and wonderful characters who headed to Netherfield Primary School today.
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Novel new competition launches on World Book Day

Sussex primary school children could win a share of 5,000 books for their school, in a new competition launching today on World Book Day.

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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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