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A-LEVEL RESULTS: Rye Studio School sees ‘fantastic’ results

Students at Rye Studio School once again achieved fantastic A-level and BTEC results this year.

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A-LEVEL RESULTS: Buckswood sees best ever results since 2012

Buckswood sixth formers are celebrating as the Guestling school achieves its best A-level results since 2012.

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Battle Abbey School celebrates A-Level success

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Battle Abbey School celebrates success

Students of Battle Abbey School are celebrating after receiving their A-Level results this morning (Thursday).

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Share your A-level success stories!

Share your A-level success stories!

It’s A-level results day.

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Childline has seen a rise in calls from teenagers worried about exam results

Rise in number of worried teens contacting Childline about exam results

Childline has reported a sharp rise in the number of 16-18-year-olds getting in touch because they were worried about their exam results.

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Rye teacher’s bid to set up free university in remote island nation of Vanuatu

A teacher from Rye is in the process of setting up a free university in a remote country in the South Pacific.

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Sussex Coast College student lands herself a top teaching job in China

Sussex Coast College student Sarah Hazelton has landed her first teaching job with International Language School, EF, in Shenyang China.

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East Sussex parents urged to take advantage of free childcare

East Sussex parents urged to take advantage of free childcare

Working parents wanting to take advantage of the new 30 hours free childcare offer are being urged to sign up before the start of the summer term.

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Local pupils fire questions at Home Secretary during Parliament trip

Hastings support charity, Education Futures Trust, took ambassadors from six local schools to visit the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday 12th July.

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Kids singing workshops at Peasmarsh

The Rye Area Children’s Community Choir (RACCC) presents two summer holiday singing workshops for children.

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Schools to receive extra £2.6bn over next two years

The government has announced extra funding for schools of £1.3bn per year over the next two years.

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Fall in number of university applications

A record number of 18-year-olds in England have applied for university places - but the overall number of further education applicants has fallen.

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Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

Poorer children are being left behind when it comes to learning languages

The UK has a reputation (rightly or wrongly) for struggling to learn foreign languages. A recent survey showed, for example, that 62% of the population can’t speak any other language apart from English.

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One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers

With summer holidays upon us and children bidding farewell to their teachers, a survey has suggested that many parents give expensive gifts as a thank-you to school staff.

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Picture by Tarquin Boyesen. Steve Coogan is supporting Save Our Schools campaigners.

Comedian Coogan supports school funding campaign

Comedian Steve Coogan has added his voice to the ongoing campaign for fairer school funding.
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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 has been a great success in Hastings. Picture: Hastings Borough Council

Walk to school week a success

Do you remember walking to school?

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