New Worthing academy appoints headteacher

The Argus:

11:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

The new Bohunt Academy school in Worthing, set to open in the town next year, has appointed a headteacher.

Student alcohol scheme ‘working’

The Argus:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A PILOT project to deter students from drinking excessive amounts of alcohol is working well, an MP has said.

Man tries to lure school boy, 12, into car and other students have been targeted too

The Argus:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PARENTS have been warned to be on their guard after a stranger tried to lure a 12-year-old schoolboy into his car.

Parking loophole allows parent to avoid fines by pulling up on a green

The Argus:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

PARENTS on the school run are escaping penalty tickets by pulling up on a nearby park.

Pupils learning to reed it right

The Argus:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN are learning a quirky musical instrument ahead of a popular festival.

Youngsters from Sussex schools go on a trip to remember to the battlefields of the Western Front

The Argus:

4:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

AS part of the centenary commemorations of the First World War, the government has pledged to take two children from every state secondary school to visit the battlefields of the Western Front over the next six years. Reporter Ben James joined 18 youngsters from Sussex schools on a trip to remember.

England’s most thrifty students study in Brighton

The Argus:

6:00am Monday 13th October 2014

STUDENTS in Brighton are among the most penny-pinching in the country – spending more on travel than alcohol – a new survey shows.

Council action plan to beat the bullies

The Argus:

2:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

A YEAR on from the launch of a special report into the city’s schools amid “serious concerns” over children expecting to be bullied, Brighton and Hove City Council chiefs will discuss the findings. GARETH DAVIES reports on the recommendations made by scrutiny panel on Bullying in Schools ahead of the children and young people committee’s meeting today.

Council plan to beat the bullies: Key report findings

The Argus:

2:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

Some of the key findings from the report

Volunteers dig in for school revamp

The Argus:

6:00am Monday 13th October 2014

STUDENTS and volunteers got their hands dirty as a school received a makeover.

Thousands of students pack Churchill Square Shopping Centre to take advantage of discounts

The Argus:

9:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

Students flooded Churchill Square shopping centre to take advantage of 20% discounts.

Brighton University scientist helps fight Ebola

The Argus:

7:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

SCIENTISTS from Brighton University have joined forces with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Paedophile was teacher in Sussex for 20 years

The Argus: argus button

6:00am Monday 6th October 2014

A TEACHER who fled to Britain after hypnotising a pupil to perform a sex act on him taught in Sussex for the last two decades.

Primary school introduces gender neutral toilets to tackle transphobia

The Argus:

6:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

A PRIMARY school has introduced single sex toilets to tackle transphobia.

University moves up world ranking

The Argus:

8:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

The University of Sussex is now 14th in the UK, 43rd in Europe and 111th in the world, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

City College students meet war hero

The Argus:

3:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

COLLEGE students met a war hero and heard about his experiences.

Walk by the sea as easy as ABC

The Argus:

7:31am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A GROUP of schoolchildren swapped their ABCs for a walk by the sea as part of an educational activity day.

Hove Park headteacher recommends governors to vote against academy status

The Argus:

2:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

The headteacher of a school which was set to become an academy has now called on governors to oppose the move.

Fate of school is uncertain as vote nears

The Argus:

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

After months of speculation a decision will finally be made today on whether a school will remain under council control or become an academy. GARETH DAVIES reports on the turbulence that has surrounded Hove Park School following the announcement in March and the mood ahead of the all-important vote being taken by governors tonight.

Full statement from Hove Park headteacher Derek Trimmer released to teachers today

The Argus:

2:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Full statement from Derek Trimmer released to Hove Park teachers today:

Elm tree scuppers Brighton College development plans

The Argus:

6:23pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A sole elm tree has uprooted a prestigious college’s £10 million regeneration plans.

Headteacher calls for an overhaul of exam board procedures

The Argus:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A HEADTEACHER has called for an overhaul of exam board procedures after one student had her A-level grade changed from a U to an A.

School say it will be "business as usual" while investigation into controversial headteacher James Fox is carried out

The Argus:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A headteacher has taken leave of absence as an investigation into student registrations is carried out.

Student body backs sharia loans move

The Argus: argus button

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE body representing Muslim students at the city’s two universities has welcomed government plans to introduce sharia law-compliant student loans.

Head must quit school he saved because he's not Roman Catholic

The Argus:

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A headteacher drafted in to save a failing school cannot stay permanently because he is not a Roman Catholic.

Hellingly U16s make it to the final

The Argus:

12:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

HELLINGLY Cricket Club’s Under-16s are on their way to the County Ground at Hove following their win over Brighton and Hove in the Champions League T20 Play Off.

St James U10s are champions as they remain unbeaten

The Argus:

12:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

ST James Montefiore Under-10s cricket team sparkled at the Dick Roberts Memorial Festival to be crowned as champions.

Parents to protest against planning application

The Argus: Parents and pupils pictured outside the school

12:30pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

PARENTS will rally at a council meeting in hope of expanding their children’s school - instead of seeing developers build a block of flats next to its playground.

Pupils take to the stage for Fame

The Argus: Pupils take to the stage for Fame

11:08am Wednesday 18th June 2014

PUPILS are set to put on a show bursting with dance and song in their production of Fame.

Students' top STEM awards

The Argus: argus button

11:30am Tuesday 17th June 2014

ENGINEERING students who developed a water-saving shower and an energy-efficient generator have been recognised at a national competition.

Protesters take to the streets for college

The Argus: Protesters take to the streets

2:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

CAMPAIGNERS took to the streets to demonstrate against college cuts.

Primary school places crisis revealed

The Argus: Fewer Brighton and Hove parents get primary school place of choice

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

The majority of Brighton and Hove’s primary schools are drastically oversubscribed, new figures have revealed.

Boarding school gets damning inspection report

The Argus: Lewes boarding school gets damning inspection report (Pic: Google Streetview)

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A private school formerly rated as outstanding has now been deemed “inadequate” following an “emergency” visit by inspectors.

College future 'bright' despite financial trouble

The Argus: College future 'bright' despite financial trouble

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

City College Brighton and Hove chiefs are confident of a bright future despite concerns about current financial difficulties.

Failed free school cost taxpayer millions of pounds

The Argus: Sussex free school 'must close', Department for Education says

7:30am Friday 4th April 2014

A failed free school closing today has cost taxpayers more than £3 million.

School one step closer to becoming academy

The Argus: Hove Park School

6:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

One of the country's most improved schools has taken a step closer to academy status after governors voted in favour of the move.

Every Brighton and Hove school to be hit by teacher strike

The Argus: Every Brighton and Hove school to be hit by teacher strike (stock pic)

9:03am Friday 21st March 2014

UPDATE: More than 30,000 pupils will be affected by next Wednesday’s teachers’ strike which is expected to close every school in Brighton and Hove.

All Brighton and Hove children given chosen or catchment area schools

The Argus: Varndean School

9:31am Wednesday 12th March 2014

Every child starting secondary school in Brighton and Hove in September will go to one of their top three preferences or a school within their catchment area.

College seeks £1.5m cuts but do not anticipate courses closing

The Argus: City College

2:10pm Thursday 6th March 2014

A college is aiming to make savings of £1.5 million as it sets out its ambition to become number one in the county.

High school musical’s a first-class revival as Hove Park School puts on Grease

The Argus: High school musical’s a first-class revival as Hove Park School puts on Grease

12:00pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Greased lightning came to a school in Hove as a drama team put on a production of the iconic 1970s musical.

Lancing school placed in special measures after damning Ofsted report

The Argus: Globe Primary School in Lancing placed in special measures after damning Ofsted report (Pic: Google)

12:20pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

A school in Lancing has been put into special measures by Ofsted.

New plans for bilingual free school in Hove Park revealed

The Argus: New plans for bilingual free school in Hove Park revealed

10:50am Friday 28th February 2014

New plans to move a bilingual free school from Falmer to a site next to Hove Park in have been revealed.

Argus launches Youth In Action Education Awards

The Argus: Argus launches Youth In Action Education Awards

10:00am Wednesday 26th February 2014

The Argus is hosting an exciting new awards ceremony for the county’s youngsters this summer.

Littlehampton Academy put into special measures after being rated 'inadequate'

The Argus: Littlehampton Academy put into special measures after being rated 'inadequate'

2:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

An underperforming academy has been placed in special measures by Ofsted – just weeks after the school’s principal resigned.

Changes to Worthing schooling system step closer as £30m grant secured

The Argus: Special report: What now for our children over division on issue of free schools?

5:00am Saturday 8th February 2014

Multi-million pound changes to a town’s schooling system are one step closer.

Teachers set to strike, NUT announce

The Argus: Teaching unions vote for national strike

9:57am Friday 7th February 2014

Teachers in England and Wales are to strike on March 26 in a long-running dispute over pay, pensions and conditions, the National Union of Teachers announced today.

Schools’ bid for expansion gets approval

The Argus: Schools’ bid for expansion gets approval

4:02pm Thursday 6th February 2014

Hundreds more students will be enrolled at two schools after plans to expand were approved.

Record-breaking number of children off to Oxbridge from BHASVIC in Hove

The Argus: Record-breaking number of children off to Oxbridge from Bhasvic in Hove

4:00am Friday 31st January 2014

A college is celebrating a record-breaking year for the number of students who have gained a place at the country’s most prestigious universities.

Best GCSEs in years celebrated in Sussex

The Argus: GCSE results day 2013

12:00pm Friday 24th January 2014

Secondary schools across Sussex are celebrating their best GCSE results in years.

Sussex schools GCSE results in tables

The Argus: Sussex teachers hit out at new GCSE rules

12:00pm Friday 24th January 2014

Sussex schools were celebrating their best GCSE results in years.

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