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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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Worth Less? campaign logos

Headteachers question MPs over school funding fiasco

Headteachers have written to West Sussex MPs to ask questions about the ongoing school funding fiasco.

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Pupils, from left, Freddie, William and Isla with a few of the toys

Children donate toys for Syrian refugees

Year one children at Durrington Infant School have donated toys for Syrian children who are refugees.

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New adult education courses with free options

New adult education courses with free options

New learning opportunities, including various free courses, have been made available by the charity Aspire Sussex.

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Countdown is on

Parents advised ‘time running out to apply for school places’

The clock is ticking as time is running out for parents of children due to begin school in September 2017.

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One view of Birkenau, where students from Worthing College visited

Worthing students make emotional trip

Worthing College student Elliot Dollner has told of the far-reaching effects of lessons delivered in Auschwitz.

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Parade night for the air cadets

Australian exchange visit highlight of air cadets’ year

A chance meeting in Fiji many years ago has led to a memorable exchange visit for Sussex air cadets.

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Students from The Towers Convent School accepting their Make Your Mark certificates

Young people speak up about issues important to them

Tackling racism and religious discrimination is a key issue for young people in West Sussex.

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Lancing College's chapel

Former Lancing College pupil elected President

A former Lancing College student, Nana Akufo-Addo, has been elected President of Ghana.

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Mr Lawrence Caughlin, head teacher at Swiss Gardens Primary, Max, 6, Mia 10 with father Alastair Reid, FAST campaigner

Parents highlight increasing demand on Adur schools

A £250,000 contribution from housing developers could be ring-fenced for a school in Shoreham.

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Justine Greening

Future for schools ‘bleak’ as plea for more cash ignored by government

Passionate appeals for more money for the county’s schools have been ignored by the government.

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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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Oak Grove College brings the world into the classroom

School gains award for its international work

Oak Grove College has been awarded foundation level of the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.

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Worthing mayor Sean McDonald with children at the Palatine Primary School Christmas party

Bumper hamper donation for school party

Children were given a festive feast to round off the autumn term at Palatine Primary School.

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Jenny Tinson at an exotic animals lecture SUS-160612-104949001

PLUMPTON COLLEGE: No two days are the same when you’re working at the vets

I’ve started at college again after a gap of more years than I care to think about having been made redundant from a healthcare job in 2014.

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The revised Key Stage 2 league tables have been published

Twenty-eight primary schools fall short of SATs standards

Twenty-eight primary schools in West Sussex failed to reach the expected standards following the summer's tough new tests.

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All West Sussex heads joined the Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

Future for schools 'bleak' as cash plea is ignored by government

The government has ignored a plea from headteachers to give schools extra money before the introduction of its new education funding system.

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Pan Panayiotou has been appointed headteacher of Worthing High School

New headteacher for Worthing High

Worthing High School has appointed a new headteacher.

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Two remarkable girls who made their head teacher feel proud

Pupils make head teacher proud

Two Durrington pupils have been praised by their head teacher for their thoughtfulness.

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Worthing mayor Sean McDonald visiting Chappell Croft Nursery

Nursery owners invest in new play area

Worthing mayor Sean McDonald visited Chappell Croft Nursery, in Christchurch Road, Worthing, to open the new play area.

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