‘Awesome’ woodland walk created at Funtington school

An overgrown area at Funtington Primary School has been turned into a lovely woodland walk for the children.

Children from Wisborough Green School created a 3D mural with the help of artist Ellie Bond

Young artists create 3D mural

Talented youngsters have brought a rather boring blank wall to life by creating an impressive 3D mural.

School told to improve by Ofsted

Rumboldswhyke Infants’ School has been told to improve by Ofsted.
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Police near the scene of the explosion in Manchester last night. SWNS

Chichester candidates debate cancelled after Manchester bomb attack

A debate involving Chichester’s parliamentary candidates which was due to take place at the college today has been cancelled after last night’s Manchester bomb attack.

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Schools and youth groups can design a flag for the Loxwood Joust

Your chance to design a flag for joust

Schools and youth groups are being invited to design their own flag to be hung at this year’s Loxwood Joust, happening on August 5&6 and 12&13.

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Save Our Schools West Sussex campaigners met with councillors at County Hall

School funding campaigners head for County Hall

Schools campaigners and politicians were of one mind when they met at County Hall to share the message ‘save our schools’.

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Staff and children from Chichester Free School

VIDEO: Watch stunning footage of Chichester Free School taking shape

Chichester Free School has released incredible footage of the work progressing to convert the old Carmelite Convent into its new home.

Exams can mean stress for many students

Top tips for West Sussex students facing exam stress

Help is on hand for young people in West Sussex facing exam stress.

British writer and former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman with students. Picture: Steve Robards SR1709853

Students learn top author’s secrets

Worthing High School was thrilled to welcome former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman yesterday.

The staff and children of Aldingbourne School

Ofsted success for school which brings ‘kind of magic’ to education

A school described as “a magical little haven” certainly weaved its spell on a team of Ofsted inspectors.


School told to improve by Ofsted

Efforts to “arrest the decline” at Lancastrian Infants have been praised by Ofsted – but the school has still been told to improve.
Head teacher Dean Clegg receives the defibrillator from Darran Saunders and daughter Courtney Saunders-Jones. Picture: Kate Shemilt ks170853-1

Thorney Island school is heart safe

Thorney Island Primary is the latest school to receive a defibrillator from The Connor Saunders Foundation.

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Worth Less? campaign logo

Headteachers from 14 counties issue education warning

Thousands of jobs are being cut and poor funding has left schools at crisis point.

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Student Katie Sheat applies eye make up to a member of staff at Fishbourne Roman Palace

Roman makeover with the help of students

Chichester College students have been helping staff and volunteers at Fishbourne Roman Palace to step back in time.

Jade Reidy, human resources and customer relations manager at South Link, left, presents a Samsung Galaxy tablet to Chichester High School student Joss Edwards, watched by Vickie Smith, head of sixth form

Head boy wins transport firm’s award for going the extra mile

Chichester High School head boy Joss Edwards has won an award for going the extra mile.

Head teacher Alison Bardsley led the Sidlesham Primary School team at Tough Mudder

School supports family in need

Teachers from Sidlesham Primary School have plunged into a muddy challenge to help a family in need.

Staff and children from Chichester Free School

Free school to take over ex Bartons site while convent work continues

Chichester Free School plans to move all its primary age children into a disused school site while waiting for its permanent home to be completed.

Chatsmore Catholic High School was entering Rock Challenge for the first time

Rock Challenge finalists praised

Strong messages were sent out by students in the Rock Challenge Southern Open Final A at Portsmouth Guildhall.

The new academic building on the Chichester campus, which holds classrooms, space for dance and theatre performances and a large cinema

New £6.8m cinema, classrooms and dance space unveiled at the University of Chichester

A new multimillion-pound academic building providing ultramodern classrooms for thousands of students has been unveiled at the University of Chichester.

Professor Clive Behagg retires as University of Chichester vice-chancellor and chief executive after seven years

University vice-chancellor retires

“It’s Official – We’re a University City!” announced the Chichester Observer’s front page headline on July 7, 2005.

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