Investigation reveals extent of knife crime in Sussex schools

Children as young as 12 have been caught carrying knives in Sussex schools, a Johnston Press investigation has revealed.

Hastings Adventure Playground, where the outdoor pre-school will be based. SUS-180219-134540001

Outdoor pre-school to open on adventure playground site

A Hastings pre-school rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted is set to branch into the great outdoors later this year.

Pupils reap the benefits of the Primary Stars scheme

Premier League providing free equipment to schools

Free football kit and equipment is being made available to primary schools, as the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme is open now.

Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Schools in Sussex have been warned of an increase in fraud reports where a criminal has pretended to be a head teacher.

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Double Ofsted joy for St Mary’s School

Staff and pupils at St Mary’s School and College are celebrating after it was found to be ‘Good’ across all areas following joint Ofsted inspections in January.

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Award will make huge difference to students from Pestalozzi charity

A local educational charity has won £1,000 in the Big Give Christmas Challenge Awards announced last week.

Rob Smith, head of operations at educational supplier KCS, and a member of the awards' judging panel

Call for nominations for English teachers in inaugural award event

Whether you’re applying for a job, giving instructions at work or even just asking for directions, the ability to communicate properly is essential.

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Wibbly wobbly walk in aid of St Michael’s Hospice

Four pupils from Guestling Bradshaw Primary School took on a three mile walk around Alexandra Park in wellies filled with jelly to raise funds for St Michael’s Hospice.

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St Leonards students learn new skills to help them resolve conflict

The St Leonards Academy has recently been at the centre of a new and exciting initiative to allow the students to explore their own problems, and pitch their own solutions to them.

Literacy leaders found out more about Buster's Book Club at a session held at New Horizons School

Schools join initiative to help their pupils become reading millionaires

Teachers have kick-started Buster’s Book Club this year with a bang – as more schools continue to sign up to the successful reading reward scheme.

Ofsted celebration at All Saints Junior Academy, Hastings.'Pupils pictured with L-R Christine Styles (Assistant Head), Katharine Hurd (Head Teacher) and Matt Schembri (Assistant Head). SUS-180702-120356001

Ofsted praise for ‘extremely caring’ school in new report

A Hastings school has cause to celebrate after winning praise from the education watchdog Ofsted.

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Student’s invited to MP’s London office after her Bexhill College visit

Home Secretary and Hastings MP Amber Rudd made a visit to Bexhill College last Friday to engage in a debate with students on a wide range of political issues

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Generous donation Rotary Club helps fund playground project

The Rotary Club of St Leonards-on-Sea has donated £400 to Glyne Gap School, in Bexhill, to help fund the school’s playground improvement project.

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College event encouraged people to speak openly about mental health

Sussex Coast College Hastings helped to raise awareness about mental health and national Time to Talk day last Thursday by hosting an event designed to get people talking about mental health.

Jude Birch will visit Google's HQ after winning a coding competition

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex student wins trip to Google HQ in coding competition

A 17-year-old from Sussex beat more than 3,500 students in a coding competition to win a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
Sussex Teacher of the Year 2018 launch at the Mercure Hotel, 149 Kings Road Brighton, Sussex. Picture Submitted by: Martin Apps

Calls for nominations for newly-qualified teachers

A teacher recruitment firm is encouraging nominations for newly-qualified teachers in the Sussex Teacher of the Year Awards – as it might well be a much-needed boost in a tough year.

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Pestalozzi to bring international flavour to Hastings half marathon

Are you planning to run the ever popular Hastings Half Marathon in March?

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New project helping people to reduce their food bills

A New project in Hastings is helping people reduce their household food costs whilst cooking up a storm!

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So close ... William Parker athletes come a close second

Ark William Parker students were runners up in the recent Hastings and Rother Sportshall Athletics competition held at St Leonards Academy.

Schools in Hastings are to receive a share of a multi-million pound fund, after the town was named as one of 12 'opportunity areas'

Hastings schools to receive share of multi-million pound 'opportunity area' fund

Schools in Hastings are to get a share of a multi-million pound funding scheme after being named as an ‘opportunity area’ in a new Government programme.

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