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School pays tribute to teenager killed at Barns Green level crossing

The headteacher of Tanbridge House School has paid tribute to a "kind, generous and caring" teenager, who died at the Barns Green level crossing at the weekend.

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Council wins appeal to transfer schools cash

West Sussex County Council is to transfer £2.2m of school funding to its high needs budget, despite opposition from headteachers.

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Headmaster Dominic Oliver with the seven students offered places to study at Oxford and Cambridge

Lancing students gain Oxbridge offers

Seven talented Lancing College students have secured highly-coveted offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge.

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Jude Birch will visit Google's HQ after winning a coding competition

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex student wins trip to Google HQ in coding competition

A 17-year-old from Sussex beat more than 3,500 students in a coding competition to win a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
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Funeral co-ordinator Clare Taylor presents the tablet computers at Sompting Village Primary School

Funeral directors supports school

Three tablet computers worth almost £1,000 have been donated to Sompting Village Primary School.

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GALLERY: Be Your Best Rock Challenge and J Rock

Performances by students in the 2018 Be Your Best Rock Challenge and J Rock have been praised for their positive impact on young people.

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Headteacher’s delight at Ofsted report

A headteacher said he and his team were ‘delighted’ after receiving an improved rating from Ofsted.
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Over 16s to be charged more for school transport

Over 16s who travel to school in transport organised by West Sussex County Council will have to pay more from September.

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Headteachers campaigning in Downing Street

‘Fed up’ schools bill Treasury for £191m

West Sussex headteachers have billed the Treasury to the tune of £191,470,280.

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Investigation reveals extent of knife crime in Sussex schools

Children as young as 12 have been caught carrying knives in Sussex schools, a Johnston Press investigation has revealed.

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PICTURES: Bridging the intergenerational gap

Schoolchildren have helped to bridge the intergenerational gap with music and song.

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Sarah James Short and Shaun Miskelly from SRWA have received offers to study at Oxford University

Pride as Lancing students overcome challenges to win top university offers

A Lancing school has seen two of its students receive offers to study at Oxford university for the first time.

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Schools do well in new GCSE tables

West Sussex schools have performed well in the new GCSE league tables.
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Tamara Pearson, senior teacher curriculum at Our Lady of Sion Junior School, with East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton at the Houses of Parliament

Teacher awarded ambassador role

Outstanding work from a Worthing teacher has earned her gold status on the UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador programme.

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Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Transport costs to increase for around 300 students

Around 300 sixth form and college students will see an increase in their school transport costs.

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Laine Bolton, 19, from Leconfield Road, Lancing, with one of the recovered paintings and GCSE projects. Picture: Kate Shemilt

College ‘apologises unreservedly’ for destroying ex-student’s art work

Worthing College has ‘apologised unreservedly’ to a former art student whose work was binned.

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Fancy being a teacher? County organises recruitment fairs

West Sussex County Council has organised two school recruitment fairs.

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Teacher Shanshan Nai and head teacher Adam Whitehead with Ying Zheng, Fang Zhou and Ying Fu from the Confucius Institute at Southampton University. Pictures: Derek Martin DM1811228a

School celebrates links with China

Chinese partners have welcomed the opening of the Confucius Classroom at Bohunt School Worthing.

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Durrington High School earned an impressive fifth place in the 2017 Rock Challenge Southern Premier Final

Young performers are ready to rock

Students aged seven to 18 are busy finalising their routines ahead of the performance challenge of their lives.

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Pupils from St Mary's Catholic Primary School deliver the gifts to Worthing Churches Homeless Projects

Children put school motto into practice

Pupils have been learning it is better to give than to receive.

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