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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Chance to train as a language teacher

Starting again in January, Sussex Coast College Hastings will be offering people the chance to qualify as a teacher of English to speakers of other languages.

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One-third of new teachers quit within five years

One-third of newly qualified teachers quit within their first five years, the schools minister has confirmed.

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COUNTY NEWS: ‘Parental intimidation and threats’ caused head to quit

A headteacher left her role at a Sussex primary school following ‘parental intimidation and threats’ in a row over the school’s sports days, it has been claimed.

Claremont Senior School headmaster Giles Perrin at the school

Bodiam school extension and MUGA granted

A Bodiam school was given the green light to build a two-storey extension and a multi-use games area (MUGA) despite concerns over light pollution yesterday (Thursday, October 13).


Quarter of teachers in the South East consider resigning due to stress

Stress levels in the classroom have reached tipping point in the South East, with one in four teachers considering resigning, research has shown.

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COUNTY NEWS: New top dog in the classroom

A new member of staff has quickly become top dog at a primary school in Sussex.

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Jobs Fair hailed as biggest and best yet by Sussex South Coast College

Amber Rudd’s sixth Apprenticeships and Jobs Fair was hailed as the biggest and best yet by hosts Sussex South Coast College.

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East Sussex seven-year-olds ace new SATs

Seven-year-olds in East Sussex have aced the recent controversial SATs assessments.

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Rye MP visits Icklesham School for mock House of Commons debate

Rye MP, Amber Rudd, visited a village’s school on Friday (September 16) to answer questions from pupils about her government role.

The study by Premier Sport found half of parents think children should have fitness tests in school

Less than one in five children exercising daily

Only 16 per cent children in the south rast of England are doing physical activity every day, according to a recent study.

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Battle Abbey School in top 200 in UK for A-levels

Battle Abbey School has earned its place on a list of the top schools in the country for its ‘excellent’ A-level results released last month.

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Most of the 282 sex assaults at Sussex schools carried out by children

Children have fallen victim to 282 sex crimes in Sussex schools over the past five years – and the vast majority were committed by other youngsters.

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Education secretary Justine Greening MP visiting Sussex schoolchildren

Council confident of improvement as schools fall short in tough new tests

East Sussex County Council has called on parents to “have confidence” that schools will continue to improve, despite falling short in the tough new tests for 11-year-olds.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Students warned over accommodation fraud

Students are being warned about fraudsters who take advantage of people searching for accommodation.

Weald School headteacher Peter Woodman

Heads share concerns over university fees

Sussex headteachers have shared their concerns about the rising cost of university education.

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Heads support big education changes

It was always easy to work out how well a school had performed when it came to GCSEs.

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GCSE results: Claverham Community College success

Claverham Community College in Battle enjoyed yet another successful crop of GCSE results.

Twins Katherine and Emily Broadhurst got 22 A* and A grades between them

GCSE results: Twin sisters share 22 top grades

Twin sisters who both go to St Philip Howard Catholic High School achieved some quite phenomenal GCSE results today.

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