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New school funding formula 'papering over cracks'

Headteachers have accused the government of "papering over the cracks" of the education cash crisis following the announcement of a new funding formula.
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Artist's impression of the converted Carmelite Convent in Hunston will look like. Mr Martyn confirmed the school will move there next September

Head responds to concerned parent considering removing children from Free School

Guy Martyn has moved to reassure parents with any concerns after he announced he is to leave as principal of Chichester Free School.

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Time to apply online for secondary school places

West Sussex families can go online to apply for a secondary school place for their child from today (Monday September 11).

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New Prebendal head Louise Salmond Smith

The Prebendal welcomes first female head teacher

The Prebendal School in Chichester has begun a new chapter in its history with the arrival of its new head teacher.

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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SATs figures rise but still fall short of average

West Sussex children have made big improvements in their Key Stage 2 SATs results – but have still fallen short of the national average.

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Guy Martyn is leaving for a new job as principal of an independent school in Essex from next term

Free school principal: ‘right time for new challenge’

Guy Martyn has spoken about the ‘exhilarating journey’ that has been creating Chichester Free School but says now is the ‘right time’ for him to leave his position as principal.

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Chichester Free School principal set to leave

Guy Martyn, the head of Chichester Free School, is leaving his position, the school has told parents on the first day of the new term.

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65% less sugar for West Sussex primary school meals

65% less sugar for West Sussex primary school meals

Children heading back to primary school this September will have on average 65% less sugar in their school meals than three years ago – a total of over 2kg per pupil per year.

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The Academy, Selsey to investigate special consideration for GCSE art results

The exams officer for The Academy, Selsey, has said she is unhappy with how exam boards have compensated GCSE art students for the effects of last year’s fire.

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Sax Flash Mob was performed in Chichester by CLAC students

Flash mob in Chichester

International students surprised shoppers with a flash mob performance in Chichester city centre.

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GCSEs: No comparison between old and new results

Comparing a school’s GCSE results used to be a simple affair – you just looked at the A*-C pass rates for each year.

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County council congratulations for GCSE students

West Sussex County Council has congratulated the county’s pupils who received their GCSE results today.

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GCSE results: Chichester high school jumping for joy

Chichester High School celebrated high pass rates as they opened their first set of results as a new combined school.

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Eva Morgan, 17, Emily Perry, 16 and Chloe McCulloch, 16, delighted with their results at the Free School.ks171008-1 SUS-170824-230428008

GCSE result: First grades at Chichester Free School

The first ever students to take their GCSEs at Chichester Free School are celebrating after achieving a 76 per cent pass rate for five good GCSEs including English and maths.

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GCSE results: The Regis results continue to rise

Students at The Regis are celebrating excellent GCSE results this year – notably in English and maths – building on ‘best ever’ A level results a week ago.

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Lily Winsor, Emily Curd, Erin Craig and Georgia Smyth. GCSE results 2017 The Academy Selsey.

GCSE results: Maths passes go up at The Academy Selsey

Students at The Academy, Selsey were happy and relieved as they picked up their GCSE results, with maths pass rates up on last year.

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Live blog: Exam success in West Sussex

Here we look at how West Sussex has done in this year’s GCSE exam results. Send in your congratulatory messages to karen.dunn@jpress.co.uk and we will endeavour to add them to this live blog.

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GCSE results: Big smiles at Bishop Luffa

Outstanding results greeted Bishop Luffa pupils as they received their GCSE envelopes this morning.

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Some A* and A grade students

GCSE results: Hard work pays off at Ormiston

Three brainy Ormiston Six Villages Academy students achieved the new top grade 9 results – the equivalent to A** – amongst their fantastic GCSE grades today.

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