Hastings named in multi-million pound education scheme

Hastings is to be named as one of 12 Opportunity Areas in a multimillion pound government scheme aimed at promoting social mobility.

Buckswood School pupils Olivia Streeton and Thomas Bolton were offered places at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Photo courtesy of Buckswood School SUS-170117-141103001

Hastings students celebrate Oxbridge universities offers

Two students from Hastings are celebrating after being offered places to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities.

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Chocolate sculpture will grace Sussex Coast College

Students from Sussex Coast College are set to enjoy a master class in chocolate from TV patisserie expert Martin Chiffers.

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Pupils come up with initiatives to help mental health charity Mind

Pupils from Hastings Academy took part in an amazing effort to raise £483.25 for mental health charity Mind.

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Preschool deemed outstanding in its first Ofsted inspection

A preschool in Hastings has been rated outstanding in its first inspection by Ofsted.

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Majority of children keen to have lessons on sex and relationships

Children believe they should have school lessons on sex and relationships, a new survey reveals today (Wednesday January 11)

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Rail strikes costing college ‘£500 a day’

Rail strikes are costing Sussex Coast College around £500 a day and having a damaging effect on students’ education, it is claimed.

The 33rd Hastings Half Marathon will take place on Sunday March 19.

Marathon effort to help provide free books for local kids in need

People keen to shed a few pounds after Christmas are being urged to Join the Hastings Half Marathon Dolly dash to raise cash for a local children’s book charity.

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Hastings college students gain experience at luxury five star hotel

Hospitality course students from Sussex Coast College Hastings gained vital experience by spending time at a five star South Lodge Hotel at Horsham.


Nursery sees its Ofsted rating rise again

A nursery has taken just five months to transform its Ofsted rating from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’.

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Unions: Hastings uni campus closure ‘educational vandalism’

Unions described the ‘devastating’ final decision to close Hastings’ university campus as ‘educational vandalism’.

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Parker Careers Fair looks to the future

Ark William Parker Academy hosted a careers event earlier this month designed to provide sixth form and Year 11 students with information about apprenticeships and Higher Education.

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Hastings university campus closure confirmed

The closure of Hastings’ university campus with the college taking on more higher education courses was confirmed on Friday (December 16).

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Sex education must be compulsory in schools

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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Schools fall short in tough new tests

Eleven primary schools in East Sussex failed to reach the expected standards following the summer's tough new tests.

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Government criticised over school funding

The government's approach to helping schools balance their budgets has been criticised.

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Knife ‘held to student’s throat’ at Hastings school

A student allegedly held a knife to another pupil’s throat at a school in Hastings yesterday (Monday, December 12).

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Sports For All races to top award

A sports programme, designed to open up a range of sports activities available those with learning difficulties has been recognised with an award at the Sussex Sports Awards.

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University of Brighton speaks out over rail timetable changes

The University of Brighton has today raised serious concerns regarding the potential impact of proposed timetabling changes to services on Southern Railways’ Coastway East services.

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School shakes off special measures to be rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

A primary school in Hastings has turned around an ‘inadequate’ rating to be deemed outstanding in all categories by Ofsted.

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