RSPCA Wild Things project gets cash boost

The RSPCA’s Wild Things project, Hasting has received funding from the Careers and Enterprise Company.

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Pupils enjoy a hi-tech experience

Students from Years 7-10 at Ark William Parker had a unique interactive learning experience when the GSUS Live unit took up residence for 4 days at the academy.

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Students celebrate personal and academic achievements at Awards Night

Students and staff came together at Sussex Coast College Hastings last Wednesday evening to celebrate a year of academic and personal achievements.


PICTURE GALLERY: Sussex Teacher of the Year Awards 2018

The cream of the county’s educational talent gathered in Brighton on Wednesday (June 13) for the Sussex Teacher of the Year Awards.

A group of Pestalozzi student working with VR professional Jim Byford at a previous Creative Caf�

Funding granted to Creative Cafés

Funding for 12 Creative Cafés for schools and colleges in Hastings has been revealed.

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MP Amber Rudd praises the work of Glyne Gap School during visit

Amber Rudd MP visited Glyne Gap School on Friday 25 May, and was given a tour of the school and its fantastic new playground.

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Hands on experience of First Aid

Students at Ark William Parker Academy received hands on experience of how to deal with medical emergencies, held as part of a series of activities aimed at benefitting and enriching life-skills outside the normal curriculum.

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College students hold charity event to support breast cancer charity

Level 4 Beauty Therapy students at Sussex Coast College Hastings raised over £900 for Breast Cancer Now during a fundraising event last month.

Children are pictured with Darren Vallier (headteacher) and Jan Maclaine (associate headteacher)

School celebrates first ‘good’ rating in its history

Ore Village Primary Academy is celebrating the first ‘good’ Ofsted rating in its history.

Alan Thomas and many other musicians at Eastbourne Bandstand protesting about the cuts to East Sussex Music Service (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Have your say on plans to cut East Sussex Music Service

A public consultation on proposals to reduce the role of the county’s music service has been launched.

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Funding to improve outcomes for disadvantaged children

The University of Brighton Academies Trust has secured funding for a project to improve language and literacy outcomes for disadvantaged children in the Early Years Foundation stage in Hastings schools.

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Hastings Pier to host architecture degree show and festival

Hastings Pier is launching its extended summer opening hours by hosting the University of Brighton School of Architecture and Design’s annual graduate show.

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Pupils get their kicks at Ore school

Pupils at Ore Village Primary Academy swopped exercise books for kickboxing and a host of other activities when the school held a Breakout Afternoon last week.


Be part of the big picture and help students to realise their potential

Supporters of the Pestalozzi International Village Trust are being offered the opportunity to become part of a special photographic mosaic as the Sussex-based charity celebrates the achievements of its former students.

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Teachers welcomed to Downing Street

A teacher from Hastings was invited to Number 10 Downing Street on Monday (May 21) to meet with the Prime Minister and Education Secretary.

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Art students win coveted places

Two BA (Hons) Fine Art students from University Centre Hastings have been offered places at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London.

L-R: Deputy mayor James Bacon, Hastings mayor Nigel Sinden, Amber Rudd MP, 'Marianne North', Teri Sayers-Cooper from Creative Force, Scared Heart headteacher Mr Hellett, and Sacred Heart pupils (front)

Project launched with exhibition

A project aiming to raise awareness of an inspirational Victorian explorer, artist and botanist was launched with an exhibition at a Hastings primary school last week.

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Funding to extend mental health services for students

The Secretary of State for Education visited Hastings to hear how the town has benefited after being announced as one of 12 Opportunity Areas in the UK.

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Sussex Coast College set to teach new T Levels

Sussex Coast College is one of ten colleges in the South East set to teach the new T Levels.

Ark Helenswood Academy. Photo courtesy of Google Maps

Hastings school celebrates improved Ofsted rating

A Hastings academy is celebrating after Ofsted judged it to be ‘good’ in its latest inspection – an improvement from its previous rating.

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