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.

Special school rated inadequate by Ofsted

An independent school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs has been rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted.

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.

West Sussex County Council

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).

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.

West Sussex SATs

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.

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.

Chris Button travelled the length of the country by public transport to raise awareness of accessibility issues

Accessible transport challenge was ‘huge’

Adventurous Chris Button has travelled the length of the country by public transport to raise awareness of accessibility issues.

Stephen Woodburn, Cat Vizor and Disney Rowlatt-Harrod from childrens charity Esteem accept the �250 donation from Taylor Wimpey South Thames

Developer helps young people build confidence

Young people will be able to climb, thanks to a developer building in Shoreham.

Peter Basset, one of the early members, cutting the decorated anniversary cakes

Arun Valley U3A celebrates 25th anniversary

The 25th anniversary of Arun Valley U3A was celebrated at the annual garden party, held near Petworth, in a member’s garden.

Shoreham Beach Primary School's own Race for Life

PICTURES: Race for Life on Shoreham Beach

Organisers of a school Race for Life could not believe the staggering result.

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.


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.

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.


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.

Some of the best performers celebrating their results

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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