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Youngsters worried about Trump and environment

The environment and Donald Trump are among the main issues which concern children, according to a new survey.

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Primary school allocations revealed in Brighton and Hove

Primary school allocations revealed in Brighton and Hove

Around 90 per cent of children in Brighton and Hove were offered their first choice primary school this year, the city council said.

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The show took a 'Burtonesque' theme

MET students channel Edward Scissorhands at hair dressing showcase

Students at the newly-formed MET College got creative at its Hair and Make Up Show.

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Jump Start nursery at Moulsecoomb was rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted SUS-171204-165424001

Brighton nursery judged ‘outstanding’

A council-run nursery in Moulsecoomb has been rated ‘outstanding’ in all areas by education watchdog Ofsted for the first time.

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Penny Dodds and the robotic seal pup

‘Therapeutic benefits’ of robotic seal explored by university

A robotic baby seal is being used by health experts at the University of Brighton to bring ‘therapeutic benefits’ to people with dementia and learning difficulties.

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James Villiers and apprentice Piero Grossi at The Ginger Dog Restaurant (Photograph: Sam Stephenson) SUS-170304-155152001

Video: High flyers back college campaign

Oscar winners, entrepreneurs and TV stars are backing a campaign to get young people in Brighton and West Sussex to think about their futures; and they are all former students of the newly-formed MET college.

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Osborne trainee site manager Janet Osei-Berchie, showing students from the Greater Brighton Metropolitan College round Sussexs new �9m Construction and Trades Training Centre. (students, from left: Caius Scott Hughes, Nicky Chingoma, Alfie Barker) (Photograph: METfutures/Bosie Vincent) SUS-170304-155218001

‘Super college’ to train the next generation of Sussex workers

A new ‘super college’ serving Sussex is set to fill the skills gap in the labour market ahead of Brexit.

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Left to right Leo Harvey, 5, his dad Nick Harvey, 45, and Felix Harvey, 8 outside St John's Primary School in Crowborough. Photo from SWNS SUS-170331-140552001

COUNTY NEWS: Pupils asked to bring in their own loo roll to school

A cash-strapped Sussex primary school is asking pupils to bring in their own loo rolls.

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Liam Rosenior (Picture by Phil Westlake/PW Sporting Photography)

Video: Albion ace helps Brighton children with numeracy

Primary school students learning English and maths at the Amex stadium were given a boost with a special video message from Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club star Liam Rosenior.

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Footsteps Nursery celebrate Modeshift STARS award SUS-170327-163006001

Hove nursery is one step ahead when it comes to sustainable travel

Children, parents, carers and staff from Footsteps Nursery are celebrating, after being recognised for their efforts in encouraging walking and cycling around the city.

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Save Our Schools campaigners in Brighton and Hove

‘Save Our Schools’ campaign to hold launch event in Brighton and Hove

A group of Brighton parents are protesting the government’s £3 billion cuts to education with the ‘Save Our Schools’ project.

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Principal Simon Charleton and learner Tara Wilkinson

Principal’s plans to boost college

A new principal says he will give monthly updates on plans to improve his college after inspectors criticised teaching and management.

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Headteachers Richard Bradford (Dorothy Stringer School), Ashley Harrold (Blatchington Mill School)  and Rob Reed (Hove Park School)

Headteachers speak out over ‘bleak’ school funding plans

Brighton and Hove headteachers have written to the city’s MPs over ‘mounting fears’ on the future of school funding.

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John Weeks who will take over as Brighton College Pre Prep Headmaster (Photograph: Liz Finlayson/Vervate) SUS-170321-144759001

Brighton College prep school welcomes new headmaster

An award-winning headteacher is to take the helm at Brighton College Prep School, where he first started his teaching career.

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Children at Fairlight Primary School are helping to tackle food waste

Students help to tackle food waste in Brighton and Hove

A food waste detective team has been asking school children what they like about their school dinners with the aim of reducing food waste.

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The panel at the Sallis Benney Theatre

Parents’ call to save our schools

Parents, teachers, activists and educational experts gathered together on Tuesday evening to slam government cuts to schools in Brighton and Hove.

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The Strings Festival SUS-170313-150025001

Event for talented young musicians in Brighton and Hove

A new string festival for young musicians was held in the city at the weekend, with another event being held this Saturday (March 18).

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Backpack and lunch box sets, �27.98, Becky & Lolo, www.beckyandlolo.co.uk

Perfecting packed lunches

Nutritionist Sue Crabtree gives Charlotte Harding some ideas for the perfect packed lunch.

Lifestyle
Worth Less? campaign for fairer funding

School funding campaign spreads to East Sussex, Essex and Cornwall

The Worth Less? campaign for fairer education funding is no longer just a West Sussex affair.

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University of Sussex (Photograph: N Chadwick/Creative Commons Licence) SUS-170117-154510001

Sussex University top in worldwide rankings for development studies

The University of Sussex is the best place to study development studies in the world, beating Havard, Oxford and Cambridge to the top spot.

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