Award for students who created First World War memorial

Students at Chatsmore High School have received an award after creating a memorial to the men who died at the Battle of Boars Head, in 1916.

Water Babies' Splashathon fundraising event at Oak Grove College. Photo by Derek Martin DM17735651a

Splashathon success

Small swimmers made a big splash as part of a fundraising campaign for baby charity Tommy’s.

Justine Greening MP, secretary of state for education

Parents publish tongue-in-cheek school report for Justine Greening

Parents campaigning for better education funding have penned a 'school report' for Justine Greening - and told her she must try harder.

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GALLERY: Big Day Out

An unprecedented number of students and staff from Seaford College surged out into the community to help a variety of environmental and social causes.

The cast of Matilda, at Glebe Primary School

Matilda moves parents to tears and laughter

Talented youngsters put on the performance of their lives when they took to the stage for their version of Matilda.
Justine Greening

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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Upper Beeding Primary School prize winners, from left, Freya Owen, Harvey Hawkins and Otis Loveridge, with their eco beasts

Creative competition encourages waste prevention

Eco beasts created a stunning display as part of a West Sussex upcycling competition.


West Sussex parents join school funding Parliament protest

West Sussex parents joined hundreds of children, teachers, mums, dads and grandparents at a rally in Parliament Square to protest the state of education funding.

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Orca Class pupils Jenna Sutton, Ava Peddar, Alex Knight and Ryan Horrod, Octopus Class pupils Mina Usher, Krishna Nirmala Ranjith, Louis Banks, Jack Beverton, and Jellyfish Class pupils Nia Bashford, Ryan Townsend, Charlie Hollick and Viona Gashi present the food collection to Sussex Aid for Refugees

Children decide to help refugess

Pupils have responded to the refugee crisis by making a food collection.


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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Benjamin Waterer, 11, was head teacher and Zoe Miles, ten, was deputy head teacher for the day at Thomas A'Becket Junior School. Picture: Derek Martin DM17734312a

Pupils take over school for the day

Pupils took control of their school for the day – and discovered just how much is involved in being head teacher.

Findon Valley Free-Church Pre-School celebrates its 50th birthday. Picture: Derek Martin DM17734362a.jpg

Party celebrates two big birthdays

There was a double celebration in Findon Valley as two groups celebrated big anniversaries.

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Headteacher asked to speak at school funding protest in Parliament Square

A Horsham headteacher has been invited to speak at a school funding protest in Parliament Square.
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Professor Robert Winston with students from Worthing High School and their headteacher Pan Panayiotou

Professor Robert Winston opens school's £2.38million science block

Scientists of the future welcomed a very special guest to their school to open a new £2.38m science block.

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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Davison pupils helps Clare Sutton deliver the milk bottle tops to Steve Deane

Schools support bottle top scheme

Plastic milk bottle tops have been put to good use, with the help of schools.

Computer character day at St Mary's Catholic Primary School

School raising funds for new tablets

Children at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Worthing have been working hard to raise money for a class set of tablets.

Pupils at Palatine Primary School get their first look at the new books. Picture: Mandy Short

New school library filled with multi-sensory stories

Stories are being brought to life with the help of new resources that go beyond words and pictures.

Amber Heard, 13, from Felpham Community College, seated far right, with her discussion group. Picture: Derek Martin DM17632650a

First Youth SACRE in county is well received

Students from seven schools considered religion and its effect on the world at a conference that was the first of its kind in West Sussex.

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