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.

Dealing with exam stress

How to do deal with exam stress

Thousands of young people across Sussex are no doubt frantically revising ahead of sitting their GCSE or A-Level exams this summer.


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.

The wind-powered vehicle being put to the test at Shoreham Port, in the shadow of the wind turbines

University engineers road-test prototype

A wind-powered vehicle developed by degree students at Sussex University has been road-tested at Shoreham Port.

The annual Eggstravaganza at Clapham and Patching CE Primary School

Eggstravaganza Pupils’ efforts impress

Children at Clapham and Patching CE Primary School pulled out all the stops for the annual Eggstravaganza.


When do parents in West Sussex find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in West Sussex will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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.

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.
Novelist Alex Preston meets Sompting Abbotts' principal Patricia Sinclair again after 25 years

School welcomes famous former student for classes

Year-seven and year-eight pupils enjoyed a creative writing masterclass from award-winning writer Alex Preston.

University of Sussex. Photo: Google Street Maps

Multi-million pound economic contribution from University of Sussex

The University of Sussex adds £343 million a year to the economies of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex, says a new independent report.

Year-11 students at Our Lady of Sion Senior School celebrating their Sport Relief efforts

Sport, science and history brought to life

Students at Our Lady of Sion Senior School have run the Sport Relief Mile during their games lessons.

Extra funding has been awarded to help even more school children learn how to cycle safely on today's roads. Picture: West Sussex County Council

More funds to ensure children are cycling safely

Extra funding has been awarded to help even more West Sussex school children learn how to cycle safely on today’s roads.

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.

Children at Goring Primary School have been helping plant trees to improve their Forest School site

Pupils plant trees they requested to improve Forest School site

Children at Goring Primary School have been helping plant trees to improve their Forest School site.


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.
Pupils at St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Worthing learnt all about modes of transport through time

Transport through time School is grateful as learning is brought to life

As part of a project into the history of transport and how it has changed over time, children from St Mary’s Catholic Primary School got the chance to see one of the world’s oldest cars – a 115-year-old steam powered automobile – in action.


Thousands of children in West Sussex persistenly absent from secondary schools

More than 5,000 children were persistently absent from West Sussex’s secondary schools last year, each missing at least 19 days of teaching, figures from the Department for Education show.

Chloe Nisbet enjoyed her week at Shoreham Port

Work experience week at the port

A high school student spent four days last week doing work experience at Shoreham Port.

Alison Lapper running an art workshop

Pupils inspired by determination to overcome disability

Lancing Prep Worthing pupils met professional artist Alison Lapper, who talked about overcoming the challenges of her disability.

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