Inspectors praise independent school

Students at an independent school have been praised for their "excellent attitude" to learning.

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County's £1million proposal for school counsellors

West Sussex County Council is considering setting aside £1million to support counselling services in the county’s schools.
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Ex-Northbrook College student Christopher Ryan proposed to his girlfriend Jasmine Markwick at his passing out parade at HMS Raleigh in Torpoint.

Former Worthing student’s public proposal

Ex-Northbrook College student Christopher Ryan proposed to his girlfriend at his passing out parade at HMS Raleigh in Torpoint on Friday.

Preparing for National Theatre Connections 2017 Youth Theatre Festival

Academy performs as part of national festival

The Sir Robert Woodard Academy is taking part in the biggest youth theatre festival on the planet.

Derek Richardson of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust, receives a cheque from Year 6 children at Durrington Infant and Junior School

Air ambulance flying high over fundraising success

Durrington Infant and Junior School has raised £1,037 for the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance (KSSA).
Paul Riley, right, and Stephen Hollamby  with a painting created by art student Isabel Collins

Students' art takes pride of place

Art students enjoyed a career-first when they saw their work put on display.

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Not enough cash to plug funding gap

The leader of West Sussex County Council has warned the authority simply does not have the money to plug the gap in education funding.

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Call for council to give £1.3million emergency money to schools

West Sussex County Council is to be called on to provide an emergency fund of £1.3million to help schools through their ongoing financial crisis.
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Amelia Fletcher,  four,  Jennifer Ayres,  four, and Ted Carter, five.ks170052-2

The world of Roald Dahl comes to life in Northchapel

Visitors to Northchapel Primary School walked into the world of Roald Dahl yesterday (Monday, February 13) as pupils, teachers and their parents took on one of the characters from the much loved children’s books at the start of their book week.

Principal Beki Shanahan (centre) and her team with children from the New Montessori Pre-school

Big Lottery grant a big help for pre-school

Computers were the order of the day when a pre-school was given a Big Lottery grant worth thousands of pounds.

West Sussex Parent Carer Forum empowers parents to help their children

Relaxed coffee mornings empower parents

When Lindsey Butterfield’s son was diagnosed with autism, she did not know where to go for information and support.

Chatsmore Catholic High School stormed to victory on Monday with its first entry in Rock Challenge

First-timers storm to victory at Rock Challenge

Students across the county have been showcasing their creativity in the 2017 Rock Challenge and J Rock competitions.

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Headteachers' fury over £150m grammar schools plan

Headteachers have reacted with fury to the news £150million could still be spent on opening grammar schools by 2020.

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The forest will be filled with dens, games and themed adventures featuring pirates and knights

New forest school launches in Slindon

A new forest school will be launching in Slindon for the February half term.

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Sir Ian McKellan at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh / Brighton Pictures) SUS-170802-111749001

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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Headteacher Lawrence Caughlin with pupils at Swiss Gardens Primary School

Victory! Parent-led campaign secures funds for Shoreham school

A parent-led campaign to ringfence almost £250,000 of funding for a Shoreham school has proved successful.

Chesswood  Junior School choir members in rehearsal  for their trip to Disneyland Paris. Kate Shemilt ks170053-1

‘Move over Mickey Mouse!’

Young singers from a Worthing school are buzzing as they rehearse for a big concert at Disneyland Paris.


Primary school told to improve by Ofsted

Ferring Primary School has been told by Ofsted that it requires improvement.
Lunaria, this year's Young Enterprise entry from Davison High School

Flower crowns making big business

Six year-ten students are making big business out of their beautiful flower crowns.

Children's laureate Chris Riddell, a prolific writer and illustrator, talks to pupils at Downsbrook Primary School in Worthing

Worthing school chosen for Blue Peter book competition

Downsbrook Primary School in Worthing was lucky enough to be chosen for a visit from children’s laureate Chris Riddell.

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