Schools propping up budgets using cash for disadvantaged kids

Headteachers have been propping up their budgets using money intended to help disadvantaged children, a survey has revealed.

Rachel Davy-Thomas with her silver medal

Silver medal joy for Southwick girl

Five-year-old Rachel Davy-Thomas has won a silver medal in a regional martial arts competition.


Schools could be quids in with energy offer

West Sussex schools could get a cash boost by encouraging parents, carers and staff to switch to a council-backed energy supplier.
Winning Holbrook pupils with Christ's Hospital students SUS-180514-165922001

Maths challenge equals a win for Holbrook pupils

Pupils from Holbrook Primary School, Horsham, won the maths challenge for Year 4 pupils hosted by Christ’s Hospital, the home of the Royal Mathematical School, last Thursday.

GB triathlete Sarah Fiddaman with Farlington pupils SUS-180514-163805001

Girls inspired by triathlete

Farlington School was pleased to welcome local GB triathlete, Sarah Fiddaman, to give a Vive Lecture to students.

Sam - "If you dont get all your GCSEs you have nothing to worry about."

Mental health campaign tells teens not to stress over GCSEs

As teenagers head off for their first GCSE exams, one Sussex college has teamed up with the YMCA to launch the #NoStressSuccess campaign.
The pre-prep children helped create giant words of appreciation, written in books

Book winners have a way with words

Early years children from Sompting Abbotts found the perfect way to say thank you for a bumper collection of books donated to the school.

West Sussex County Council

Have your say on Post-16 school transport

A consultation has been launched into West Sussex County Council's Post-16 Transport Policy, which will see around 300 sixth form and college students pay more to get to school.
Busy Bees children enjoying themselves with Augusta Court residents. All pictures Kate Shemilt ks180122-7

VIDEO: Nursery children ‘love’ their care home visits

A nursery school and a care home have joined forces and the result is something magical.

Hawthorns Primary School's Pupil Opinion Group with project leaders and Southern staff at Durrington Railway Station

Artworks launch new rail partnership with school

A new partnership between Hawthorns Primary School and Durrington Railway Station has been officially launched.

Head teacher Rebecca Jackson with pupils showing the emojis they made after a visit to St Barnabas House

Head teacher inspires pupils by taking on trek challenge

Head teacher Rebecca Jackson has set herself a challenge with the hope of inspiring her pupils to try to achieve their dreams.


Number of home schooled pupils in West Sussex rises

The number of home schooled pupils in West Sussex has risen sharply.

Oliver Faragher is Deputy Member of the Youth Parliament for East Arun, Adur and Worthing

Oliver set to take a seat in Youth Parliament

Shoreham College student Oliver Faragher is looking forward to his first meeting as a Deputy Member of the Youth Parliament.

Lucia Bonaldi's close-up of sixth former Oli Blackmore won best student photograph

Tough Runner total announced

Shoreham Academy achieved a final total of £6,406.24 from its annual Tough Runner event.

Olympic swimmer Mark Foster opened Windlesham House School's new sports complex SUS-180205-110120001

School’s new sports complex opened by Olympic swimmer

Windlesham House School’s new state-of-the art sports complex was recently opened by five-times Olympian Mark Foster.


PICTURES: Young Enterprise joint area finals

Students from Worthing and Chichester have been crowned area champions in this year's Young Enterprise competition.

New head of school at Rustington Community Primary

Rustington Community Primary School has welcomed a new head of school to its senior leadership team.


County News: Headteacher quits over 'broken' education system

A West Sussex headteacher has resigned, citing the "impossibly stressful" pressures of the job coupled with a lack of funding.

Jo Kelly

Headteacher quits over pressures and funding

The head of Glebe Primary School, in Southwick, has resigned, citing the "impossibly stressful" pressures of the job coupled with the lack of funding.

Handcross Park School have been shortlisted for the Early Years'Setting of the Year award SUS-180430-155743001

School is shortlisted for award

The most outstanding individuals and institutions that the state and independent sector has to offer have been recognised in the shortlist for the 2018 TES Schools Awards.

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