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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Kia Trainor, director of CPRE Sussex, and her son Oliver

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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Kids pick up steam at workshops

Local primary school pupils were given the opportunity to learn a range of new skills thanks to a series of workshops held at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings.

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Call to fight Government on funding for East Sussex schools as ‘The Blob is at it again’

Almost half of East Sussex schools could see their funding cut by Government changes to the national formula.

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Perfecting packed lunches

Nutritionist Sue Crabtree gives Charlotte Harding some ideas for the perfect packed lunch.

Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

School funding campaign spreads to East Sussex, Essex and Cornwall

The Worth Less? campaign for fairer education funding is no longer just a West Sussex affair.

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UPDATE: Hastings primary school evacuated over ‘malicious bomb hoax’

Children and staff have been evacuated from a Hastings primary school after fake reports of a bomb this morning (Wednesday, March 8).

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St Leonards Academy maintains ‘good’ rating after Ofsted inspection

St Leonards Academy’s ‘good’ rating has been upheld by Ofsted following a short inspection on January 25.

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School praised for ‘fostering and embedding a spirit of togetherness’

Crowhurst Church of England Primary School is celebrating after a ‘good’ rating from education inspectors.

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