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Past pupils join popular teacher on his 100th birthday

Former teacher Bernard Griffin has celebrated his 100th birthday with five generations of his family.

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The Build a Den competition is the largest event planned for charity week at Worthing College

Donations sought for college Christmas appeal

Worthing College is asking people to help make a ‘dent’ in homelessness and put a smile on the faces of children spending Christmas in hospital across Sussex.

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School expansion proposals: Residents asked for feedback

West Sussex County Council is asking people for their views about proposals to expand a number of the county’s schools.

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Durrington Infant and Junior Schools have been rated 'good' by Ofsted

Double joy as schools win Ofsted praise

Two headteachers have been hailed by Ofsted as being “pivotal” to the success of their schools.

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Every headteacher in West Sussex signed up to the Worth Less? campaign for fairer school funding

Concern schools could still lose out when new funding formula begins

Union leaders have warned the government’s new education funding formula may still leave schools short of money.

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Pupils at Arundel Primary School enjoyed dressing up to raise money for Children in Need. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks16001201-1

GALLERY: Children in Need frolics

Children In Need has raised a record £46.6million on the BBC television show, broadcast on Friday night.

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The children have been practising skipping techniques as part of their PE lessons

Skipathon creates a ‘buzz’

The children at Lyndhurst Infant School have been involved in a Skipathon to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

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Children and staff at the exhibition

Worthing nursery exhibition gives insight into children’s learning

A five-day exhibition showcasing ten years of nursery children’s learning was open to the public and education professionals from Monday, November 7.

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Winners of the five head teacher awards

Awards for year 11 leavers presented

Chatsmore Catholic High School has welcomed the 2016 year 11 leavers back for an evening celebration.

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Comment: Stop missing the point – our schools need money NOW, not in 2018/19

It started with a letter signed by every headteacher in West Sussex and ventured to 10 Downing Street and into the halls of power.

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Durand’s ‘stark and incongruous’ temporary buildings are rejected at St Cuthmans

Durand’s ‘stark and incongruous’ temporary buildings are rejected at St Cuthmans

Plans for temporary classrooms and a boarding house at the Durand Academy’s weekly boarding school in Stedham were thrown out by the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) today (Thursday, November 10).

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Joy as nursery gets top marks from Ofsted

A pre-school which has given children “a real hunger for learning” has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

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MPs and schoolchildren at 10 Downing Street

MPs debate school funding in Parliament

West Sussex schools are facing budget deficits as high as £850,000 as the financial crisis continues.
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COUNTY NEWS: Controlled explosion of hazardous chemical found in Sussex school

COUNTY NEWS: Controlled explosion of hazardous chemical found in Sussex school

A potentially hazardous chemical discovered in a Sussex school was destroyed on a beach this morning, police have confirmed.

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MPs share 850,000 reasons to give our schools more money

West Sussex schools are facing budget deficits as high as £850,000 as the financial crisis continues.

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No qualified teachers at half of county’s nursery schools

Half of the nurseries in West Sussex do not have a qualified early years teacher on their staff – and fewer people are stepping up to be trained.

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Select committee to question Nick Gibb MP about grammar schools

West Sussex MP Nick Gibb is to face questions about the government’s plans to expand the number of grammar schools and extend selective education in England.

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Let’s make sure the David v Goliath school funding fight is not for nothing

As the fight for fairer school funding continues, headteacher Jules White has put pen to paper on behalf of the Worth Less? campaign.

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Union asks cash-strapped schools ‘tell us what’s happening’

Teachers are being called on to describe how the ongoing education funding crisis is affecting their schools.

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