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COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

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Staff and children at Robsack Wood Primary Academy's nursery celebrated an 'outstanding' rating. SUS-171213-115105001

‘Outstanding’ rating across the board for Hastings nursery

A Hastings nursery has been rated ‘outstanding’ in all areas after an Ofsted inspection.

Education
Get a Grip - East Sussex County Council campaign SUS-170409-144420001

More parents fined as part of controversial Get a Grip campaign

Parents in East Sussex have been hit with fines and costs of more than £17,000 as a crackdown on poor school attendance continues under the controversial Get a Grip campaign.

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Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Education
County councillor Carolyn Lambert, Seaford mum Ella Lewis, and Kelly-Marie Blundell a Lib Dem parliamentary candidate outside County Hall on T uesday

Parents ‘offended too easily’ by Get a Grip school campaign

Defence of the controversial Get a Grip campaign to improve school attendance levels in East Sussex has been labelled ‘shocking’ by parents.

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Student Miriam sets the style in national hairdressing competition hairdressing

A hairdressing student from Sussex Coast College Hastings recently finished third at a national hairdressing competition in Birmingham.

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Head of school Miss Amanda Jagot (left) and assistant head teacher Mrs Caroline Higgins (right) with Saxon Mount pupils

School has ‘rapidly improved’ since joining trust, Ofsted says

A special school has been rated ‘good’ with aspects of ‘outstanding’ in its first Ofsted inspection since opening as an academy.

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Opposition to Get A Grip campaign, Seaford SUS-170911-084406008

‘Get a Grip’ petition to be debated

A petition signed by more than 10,000 people which labelled a campaign to improve school attendance in East Sussex ‘insulting and condescending’ is set to be debated.

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Dazzling boats Castledown pupils enjoy an art class on beach

Pupils from Ark Castledown academy were invited by local artist Jaye Ho, to sketch and design their very own Dazzle Ships on Hastings beach.

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Scores of people protested against the closure of University of Brighton's Hastings campus. SUS-160514-140503001

University staff to strike over compulsory redundancies

University staff are set to go on strike this week over compulsory redundancies.

Education
Books for kids
project gets a
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Books for kids project gets a boost thanks to runners

Local book-gifting charity Imagine Nation has launched its second project thanks to funds raised by Hastings half marathon runners earlier this year.

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Young chef’s stir it up at Rotary competition

Aspiring young chef’s from throughout the region whipped up a storm, competing for a place in the Senlac Rotary Club’s Young Chef 2017 competition.

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Mingyur Paldon

Help give the gift of education this Christmas

Local charity Pestalozzi is appealing for help to raise thousands of pounds to enable it to continue it’s work by taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017.

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Road Safety Awareness Drama SUS-171120-131348001

Hard hitting drama helps to raise road safety awareness

Year 10 students at Ark William Parker Academy had their awareness raised when they watched ‘The Passenger’ a powerful and thought-provoking performance about road safety.

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College Open Evening SUS-171120-093758001

Over 1,000 people attend to see what Sussex Coast College offers

Sussex Coast College Hastings welcomed prospective students to the college last Thursday evening to get a taste of college life.

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The winning schools of the ‘crazy’ maths class opportunity at Hastings Adventure Golf have been announced.

The winning schools of the ‘crazy’ maths class opportunity at Hastings Adventure Golf have been announced.

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Headteachers off to Downing Street

Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
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Robsack remembers School creates amazing Poppy Day art display

Eve Martin, Vice Chair of Hastings and St Leonards Royal British Legion joined pupils at Robsack Primary for a recent assembly.

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Philip Hammond

Heads to appeal to Chancellor for cash

Headteachers from 25 counties will be heading to Downing Street to appeal to the Chancellor to put more money into the education system.

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Youth visit to Parliament

Youth visit to Parliament

Members of Hastings Youth Council (HYC) met Justine Greening, Secretary of State for Education at the Department for Education in London on Wednesday, November 1.

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