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Call for more to take part in schools consultation

West Sussex County Council has called for more people to have their say on its draft School Effectiveness Strategy for 2018-2022.

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Council calls for views on draft school strategy

Council calls for views on draft school strategy

West Sussex County Council is asking people for their views on its draft School Effectiveness Strategy for 2018-2022.

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Ofsted

Ofsted praise for improvement at junior school

Ofsted has praised the improvements made at Thomas A Becket Junior School (TAB) after carrying out a monitoring inspection.

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WSCC

Ofsted hails work of new child safety hub

A hub designed to be the single point of contact for anyone with concerns about child safety has been inspected by Ofsted.

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Whytemead Primary School

Leaders ‘disappointed’ after Ofsted inspection

‘Disappointed’ leaders have vowed to ‘work relentlessly’ following their school’s latest inspection by Ofsted.

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Schools propping up budgets using cash for disadvantaged kids

Headteachers have been propping up their budgets using money intended to help disadvantaged children, a survey has revealed.

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Tim Loughton MP

MP hits back at heads who signed education funding ‘myths’ letter

Tim Loughton has said he will no longer work with head teachers who criticised an article on his website about funding and recruitment ‘myths’.

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West Sussex County Council

Have your say on Post-16 school transport

A consultation has been launched into West Sussex County Council's Post-16 Transport Policy, which will see around 300 sixth form and college students pay more to get to school.
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Staff and children at Little Rascals celebrate their outstanding Ofsted report

‘Outstanding’ Ofsted effort by bunch of Little Rascals

Ofsted has given Little Rascals Pre-School it’s highest rating in all areas.

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Jo Kelly

Headteacher quits over pressures and funding

The head of Glebe Primary School, in Southwick, has resigned, citing the "impossibly stressful" pressures of the job coupled with the lack of funding.

Education

Hundreds march for better school funding

More than 500 people have marched through the streets of Worthing to appeal to the government for fairer funding for West Sussex schools.

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Education

Heads support cross-party inquiry into school funding

West Sussex headteachers have welcomed the launch of a new inquiry into school funding.

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Parents to march for fairer school funding

Parents and supporters of Shoreham Beach Primary School will be among hundreds expected to take to the streets this weekend to march for fairer education funding.

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Education

Most children given school of choice

Families have been told which primary school their children will attend in September – with all but 99 being given one of their schools of choice.

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The Sir Robert Woodard Academy

Improving academy 'playing the long game'

A principal has predicted his school will go from “strength to strength” despite being rated 'requires improvement' by Ofsted for the third time.

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West Sussex Save Our Schools

Parents prepare to march for fairer school funding

There are ten days to go until parents take to the streets of Worthing to march for fairer funding for their children's schools.
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Headteacher Diane South with some of the children at Lyndhurst Infant School

Ofsted praise for Lyndhurst Infant School

A headteacher’s “strong, dynamic leadership” has been praised by Ofsted following a short inspection.

Education

Video: Celebrating joys and successes of West Sussex education

The joys and successes of students, their teachers and schools have been celebrated at a new awards ceremony.
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Phillip Potter, head of Oak Grove School

Special school head warns of £220k budget short fall

The head of Oak Grove College has predicted the special school will have a £220,000 budget shortfall in the next financial year.

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WSCC

West Sussex parents fined over term-time holidays

West Sussex parents have paid more than £250,000 in fines for taking their children on holiday during term time.

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