Free creativity club for kids takes a different approach to being arty

A new, free after-school creativity club, launched last year, is inviting local primary school children to join them.

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Sussex Coast College merger has been completed

The merger between Sussex Coast College Hastings and Sussex Downs College has now been completed.

Dealing with exam stress

How to do deal with exam stress

Thousands of young people across Sussex are no doubt frantically revising ahead of sitting their GCSE or A-Level exams this summer.


When do parents in East Sussex find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in East Sussex will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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Author delights winning pupils with a reading from her adventure book

A magical mystery set under the sea entertained pupils at a Hastings primary school after they won Sussex’s second reading challenge of the year.

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Get a Grip school attendance campaign leads to ‘signs of improvement’

A controversial campaign to tackle poor school attendance in East Sussex has led to ‘early signs of improvement’, according to the county council.

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Multi-million pound economic contribution from University of Sussex

The University of Sussex adds £343 million a year to the economies of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex, says a new independent report.

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School celebrates well-loved John

Pupils and staff at Silverdale Primary Academy took part in a special fun Awareness Day last week to raised £304.50 for the Down Syndrome Awareness Association.


Katie Conner from 3D Recruit Education, with Buster Bug and pupils Luca Mason and Katie Bollington

Pandas are top of the reading table

Excited youngsters in St Leonards were definitely in the good books last week after being crowned the best readers in Sussex.


East Sussex teachers hold strike ballot

Teachers in East Sussex are being balloted on plans to take strike action next month.
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The write stuff Author visits Primary

Ninfield Primary School welcomed author Steve Clifford last week Steve has written a set of adventure books based on time travel and myths and legends

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Councillor leads school assembly on democracy

Hastings Borough Council councillor James Bacon visited Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School to lead an assembly on democracy and meet the School Council.

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Tenth anniversary of award sees students celebrating love of books

Students from schools in Hastings and Bexhill came together recently to celebrate a love of books and reading.

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Vinehall is excellent say inspectors

Vinehall School at Robertsbridge has been declared ‘excellent’ in all areas following a recent inspection.

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College appealing for local families able to host international students

Sussex Coast College Hastings is looking for local families to help host international students over the summer.

The Hastings Academy principal Stuart Smith celebrating the report with pupils from the school..

Ofsted praise 'rapidly improving' Hastings school

A Hastings secondary school has won praise from the education watchdog Ofsted for ‘rapidly improving’ in all aspects of school life.

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Sample bush tucker and help solve a crime at College Open Evening

Year 10 students from across Hastings Bexhill and rural Rother will have the opportunity to explore their college options during an Open Evening at Sussex Coast College Hastings later this month.


National Apprenticeship Week: 'It’s really exciting working individually or as part of a team to create stories'

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week we asked our apprentices to talk about their experiences.


National Apprenticeship Week: Creating unique opportunities for on-the-job training

This newspaper’s publisher Johnston Press is among the thousands of companies working with colleges and training providers to offer apprenticeships in a huge range of industries.


National Apprenticeship Week: 'Every day is a new challenge'

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week we asked our apprentices to talk about their experiences.
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