All pre-school hands to the paint brushes!

Paint rollers, paint brushes and an awful lot of paint were the order of the day when a pre-school was given a colourful makeover.
Sir Nicholas Soames MP

MPs appeal for changes to new school funding formula

West Sussex MPs have warned schools will lose hundreds of thousands of pounds if changes to the new education funding formula are not made.

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Worth Less? campaign

Lucky 13? School funding fight engulfs southern counties

Heads at 3,000 schools, responsible for more than 1.2million children, have thrown their weight behind West Sussex’s fight for fairer education funding.
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Last chance for parents in West Sussex to ‘protect our children’s education’ by completing funding survey

Parents of schoolchildren in West Sussex have been urged to complete a survey to help ‘protect our children’s education’ and invest in their future.

DM17313061a.jpg. School allocation complaint. Kate Broadbridge and daughter Elizabeth, 10, from West Wittering. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-170317-190937008

Chichester mum speaks out over school places

A West Wittering mum has spoken out against a ‘ridiculous’ school allocation system after her daughter missed out on all three choices for secondary education.

The challenge was a fantastic opportunity to find new and emerging talent in cyber security

Girls demonstrate cyber security skills

Girls from Ormiston Six Villages Academy have taken part in a national cyber security challenge.

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Army day delights pupils

Children traded their school uniforms for army fatigues and camouflage paint when they visited a military base.

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Expansion of Chichester district schools agreed

Expansion of schools in the Chichester district has been agreed by the county council.


VIDEO: Visit helps open up eyes to diversity

The wonderful charity JustDifferent was delighted to welcome a group of young children to its Walberton office on Monday.

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Perfecting packed lunches

Nutritionist Sue Crabtree gives Charlotte Harding some ideas for the perfect packed lunch.

Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

School funding campaign spreads to East Sussex, Essex and Cornwall

The Worth Less? campaign for fairer education funding is no longer just a West Sussex affair.

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Theatre Inc. members on stage taking the applause

Theatre Inc. celebrate ‘Oscar’ win with stunning performance

Talented Chichester College students celebrated winning an education ‘Oscar’ by showcasing their skills and hosting an evening of song and dance.


PICTURES: West Sussex apprentice graduation 2017

The achievements of higher and advanced apprentices were celebrated at the second West Sussex apprentice graduation ceremony on Tuesday.

Chancellor Philip Hammond

Heads blast £320m for free schools and grammars as ‘little short of disgraceful’

Headteachers have blasted as “little short of disgraceful” the government’s allocation of £320million for free schools and grammar schools.

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West Sussex given millions for children with special needs

West Sussex will be given more than £3million to create more school places for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Celebrating the achievements of more than 100 higher and advanced apprentices at Chichester Cathedral last year

Guinness World Record attempt in National Apprenticeship Week

During National Apprenticeship Week, from today until Friday, The Big Assembly will attempt to set a Guinness World Record.

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Aaron Gumbrell is a fine example of how apprenticeships can be life-changing

Celebrating apprentices’ success

Aaron Gumbrell is a fine example of how apprenticeships can be life-changing.

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World of Books chief executive Stephen Boobyer

Novel new competition launches on World Book Day

Sussex primary school children could win a share of 5,000 books for their school, in a new competition launching today on World Book Day.

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Worth Less? campaign for fairer school funding

Concern over ‘ridiculously technical’ education funding survey

An online survey allowing people to comment on the future of school funding has been branded “ridiculously technical”.

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Plaistow and Kirdford Primary School pupils are ready for their World Maths Day challenge

Restaurant and school join forces for World Maths Day

Menus from a local restaurant have helped primary school children with the sums.

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