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Tangmere school temporarily closed

Tangmere Primary School is closed today due to heating issues.

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Sulaiman Wihba who fled war torn Syrian in a refrigerated lorry to the UK had just been awarded a place at Oxford after completing his studies at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh/Brighton Pictures) SUS-180115-095230001

COUNTY NEWS: Oxford place for refugee who fled war-torn Syria

A Syrian refugee living in Sussex is celebrating after being offered a place at Oxford, two years after arriving in the UK in a frozen chip van.

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One in three graduates in the South East say their degree is pointless

One in three graduates in the South East say gaining their degree has been pointless, new research shows.

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‘Serious concerns’ see school rated ‘inadequate’

A special school has been rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted amid some ‘serious concerns’ over safeguarding.

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WorthLess? campaign

Headteachers appeal to MPs over school funding formula

Headteachers have called on MPs to echo West Sussex County Council and declare the government’s school funding formula “not fit for purpose”.

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Ofsted praise for school taking ‘effective action’ to improve

Staff at Birdham Primary School have been praised by Ofsted for their commitment to raising standards.

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Primary school heating issue delays start of term

Seal Primary School in Selsey is to remain closed tomorrow due to a heating issue.

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Don’t miss the deadline for primary school places

Parents with children who are due to start primary school in September are being reminded that the deadline for applications for school is Monday January 15.

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Professor Clive Behagg, picture by Kate Shemilt in 2014. C140905-9

Former University of Chichester head in New Year Honours list

Clive Behagg, the former University of Chichester vice chancellor, is among those to be honoured in the new year.

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To round off a year of successful courses, 14 young people took on the tough challenge of completing FireBreak at Bognor Regis Fire Station

FireBreak graduates praised for enthusiasm

Students from a number of schools showed great enthusiasm in completing West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service’s FireBreak course.

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Cardinal Newman students on The Repair Shop with the school's nativity set

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex school's nativity set repaired on BBC show

A Sussex school appeared on the The Repair Shop's Christmas special, filmed at the Weald and Download Museum, after a plea to help bring some Christmas cheer by patching up the school’s nativity set.

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ACORN members following the successful negotiations

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

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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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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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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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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Central CE Academy was placed in special measures in July

Progress made at school placed in special measures

Ofsted has carried out its first monitoring inspection at Central CE Academy since the school was placed in special measures.

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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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The school has asked for a police presence after school

Bishop Luffa parents warned about indecent exposure incidents near school

Bishop Luffa School has warned parents and carers over two incidents of indecent exposure near the Chichester school.

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