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COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

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West Sussex primary schools are poorest performing in the south east

Primary schools in West Sussex are the lowest performing in the south east when it comes to children's basic education.

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VIDEO: Lancing transformed into Neverland for 'brilliant' show

Students at a Lancing school ‘pulled out all the stops’ to put on an ‘unforgettable’ show based on the story of Peter Pan.

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Some of the members of Durrington Infant and Junior School choir

School choir to be radio stars for Christmas

Children from all over the county have recorded Christmas carols for BBC Radio Sussex - including this bunch.

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West Sussex Education Awards

West Sussex Education Awards launched

Nominations have begun to roll in for the West Sussex Education Awards, which is organised by this newspaper and its sister titles.

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David Attenborough, penguins and unicorns in Steyning jailbreak!

A mass jailbreak saw penguins, Christmas elves, a group of unicorns and David Attenborough haring off into the Sussex countryside.

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Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

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Chosen students with the expedition leaders and supporting staff at Chatsmore Catholic High School

Students chosen for mountainous challenge

Ten students from Chatsmore Catholic High School in Worthing have been chosen for a mountainous challenge.

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Members of Future Adur Schools Team  meet Tim Loughton MP

Demand for school places in Adur set to rise, says parent group

A parent group is taking steps to tackle the ‘looming’ shortage of secondary school places in Adur.

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Kate Wilson quit her job as a teacher to launch pioneering projects for children with special educational needs. Picture: Liz Pearce

Pioneering Worthing teacher aiming to start a university

A writer who set up a pioneering class for children with special educational needs is now looking to set up a university.

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Our Lady of Sion School student Blaise Cloran with her project, Quicker More Efficient Method of Diagnosis for Hepatitis

Science projects win national prizes

Girls from Worthing have won top prizes in the British Science Association’s national Youth Grand Challenges competition.

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Lyndhurst Infant School in Worthing with the defibrillator presented by The Connor Saunders Foundation SUS-170412-104835001

Charity presents school with defibrillator

A Worthing school has been presented with a defibrillator following a visit from The Connor Saunders Foundation on Wednesday November 22.

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Student Union officers at Worthing College with Worthing West MP Sir Peter Bottomley and East Worthing and Shoreham MP Tim Loughton

‘It’s not all shouting at each other’ MPs tell students

Working behind the scenes to help residents is the real role of an MP, not just ‘shouting at each other on television’, college students have been told.

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Ofsted

Head confident school will 'bounce back'

A headteacher said she was confident her school would “rapidly bounce back” after being told to improve by Ofsted.

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Worthing mayor Alex Harman with, from left, Zane Cooledge, Luca Clark-Gutierrez, Melissa Cummins, Jessica Hurley, Francis de la Cruz, Lowri Powell, Elisabeth Martland and Jack Durham

Mayor pops in for non-uniform day

Worthing mayor Alex Harman visited Chatsmore Catholic High School on Thursday to support the school in its commitment to his three chosen charities.

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Ian Morley, group sales director at Procter & Gamble

Workshop explores ‘learning on the job’

Ian Morley heads-up one of the world’s largest sales teams in the world - yet went into industry with no higher education qualifications.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond

Frustration at school funding Budget snub

Headteachers and parents were left frustrated after their call for more basic funding for schools was ignored during last week’s Budget.

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West Sussex Education Awards

Education awards will celebrate local success

The best schools, pupils and teachers in the area will be in line for countywide recognition, courtesy of a new award scheme by this newspaper.

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Award winners, from left, Germaine Conroy, Mia Templeman, Katherine Davis  and Christopher Gibbons

Chatsmore celebrates students’ successes

Special awards were presented when 2017 leavers returned to their Goring school to collect their GCSE certificates.

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GALLERY: Children in Need

Children in Need has celebrated a record-breaking year, raising more than £50million during Friday night’s show on BBC1.
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