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Hundreds of kids beat the streets as scheme gets off to running start

Beat the Street – East Sussex’s giant walking and cycling initiative – has got off to a running start with residents travelling more than four times the circumference of the UK in less than one week.

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Pupils create a sea of colour and music to celebrate work of Hastings Thrives

Hastings’ promenade was a sea of colour last Friday (June 16) as hundreds of schoolchildren joined the inspiring Sky Parade.

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Talented art students transform Hastings Council meeting rooms

Illustration students from Sussex Coast College have been working on a project with Hastings Borough Council to give their newly refurbished meeting rooms some character.

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Queens Speech 'raises more questions than answers' for schools

The Queen's Speech raised "more questions than answers" about school funding, according to one headteacher.
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Headteachers call for action over school funding

The government has been called on to respond “quickly and effectively” to ongoing concerns about school funding.

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Prestigious teaching award for primary academy principal

The principal of Ark Blacklands Primary Academy has won a prestigious Silver Pearson Teaching Award.

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Huge pot of cash to improve kids’ health

Schools in East Sussex will receive extra funding to develop an ambitious scheme aimed at improving children’s physical and mental health.

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Children enjoy Read and Play day on Pier

A scheme to bring the wonderful world of words to pre-school tots received a boost on Saturday when a Read and Play Day was staged on Hastings Pier.

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Students give solid support to Jez

Students at Ark William Parker proved they are in tune with the national picture when they voted overwhelmingly in favour of Jeremy Corbyn in a mock general election on June 8.

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Walk to school week a success

Do you remember walking to school?

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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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