Trust ‘delighted’ after academy’s rated ‘good’

Hollington Primary Academy has maintained its ‘good’ Ofsted rating following a short inspection last month.

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Primary academy celebrates good Ofsted

Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy in Hastings is today celebrating its Ofsted report, which has graded the primary school as ‘good’ with outstanding features.

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Independent school is rated ‘inadequate’

An independent school has blamed ‘paperwork’ for a damning Ofsted report which saw its rating drop from ‘good’ to ‘inadequate’.

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Academy trusts plan to merge

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is hoping to merge with the Hastings Academies Trust.

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Work underway on new £200,000 university centre

Plans have been unveiled for the new £200,000 university centre which is due to open at Sussex Coast College later this year.

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Students learn top author’s secrets

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

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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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Academy nationally recognised for impressive results progress

The St Leonards Academy has been nationally recognised for its exceptional 2016 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).

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Parents fear changes to school day will leave pupils ‘burnt out’

Schoolchildren will be ‘burnt out’ if plans for a new extended school day are approved, claim parents.

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Youngsters worried about Trump and environment

The environment and Donald Trump are among the main issues which concern children, according to a new survey.

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Plans for new Hastings free school approved

Plans for new Hastings free school approved

Plans for a parent-led special school to provide more than 50 places for young people in Hastings have been approved by the Department of Education.

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Does your school have the ‘E Factor’?

Countryside campaigners are worried schools and colleges will miss out on the chance to win a new environmental award.

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COUNTY NEWS: Pupils asked to bring in their own loo roll to school

A cash-strapped Sussex primary school is asking pupils to bring in their own loo rolls.

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First discussion on what ‘Opportunity Area’ status means for Hastings

The first discussion on what ‘Opportunity Area’ status means for Hastings and St Leonards was held recently.

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Pupils meet X Factor stars

Pupils and staff from St Mary’s school and college in Wrestwood Road Bexhill had an amazing trip recently when they met the stars from the X Factor.

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Buying a Tesco carrier bag could help to improve a Hastings school

Sandown Primary School has been shortlisted as one of the local community causes to benefit from the Tesco Bags of Help scheme.

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Ben’s fighting spirit leads to award for Outstanding Young Person

A 14-year-old with a fighting spirit has been chosen as this month’s Outstanding Young Person of the Month Award winner.


Teachers helping in Sierra Leone

Eight teachers from Hastings schools gave up their February break to teach in the classrooms of their partner schools in Sierra Leone.

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Local school children to star in magical opera

Local school children will play a key role when Opera South East bring Mozart’s The Magic Flute to the White Rock Theatre next month.

And accompanied children aged under 16 will be able to watch the performance for free.

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Academy boys boldly support the annual International Women’s Day

Male students from Ark William Parker Academy showed their support for the ladies during International Women’s Day (March 8).

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