'Hands off Hertford' was the message at Hollingdean lantern parade

A spectacular lantern parade through the streets lit up Hollingdean last week – and tributes to Hertford Infant School could be seen on the march.
Train to Teach event

Brighton event for aspiring teachers

The teachers of the future are urged to attend the Train to Teach roadshow at the University of Brighton on Wednesday (November 22).

Amelie and Sophie made a plea on the campaign group's Facebook page

West Hove families rally against changes to school catchments

Parents in West Hove have been collecting signatures for a petition to fight against controversial catchment area changes.

The proposed changes to secondary school catchment areas from 2019 to 2021

Parents threaten legal action over school catchment changes

A legal challenge could be launched against the council over controversial changes to school catchment areas.

Headteachers off to Downing Street

Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
Hove Park students celebrate winning funding for a new outdoor gym

Hove school wins funding for outdoor gym

A new outdoor gym will be installed at a Hove school, after it scooped a £25,000 national award.

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.

Parents and children protested outside the town hall before the Full Council meeting

'Hands off Hertford' campaigners tell councillors

Residents are rallying round an 'under-threat' Brighton school, with a 1,600-strong petition presented to councillors on Thursday evening (November 2).

Aisha Rahman Fry

Campaigning children off to Parliament

Twelve Brighton & Hove youngsters are heading to the Houses of Parliament to talk to their MPs about school funding.

Laura Rafferty, Ini Umotong and Chris Hughton with a student at the event

Albion help to 'show racism the red card'

Brighton and Hove Albion teamed up with an anti-racism campaign, welcoming eight local primary schools to an educational day at the American Express Community Stadium.
Middle Street School headteacher Julie Aldous with found of artrepublic Lawrence Alkin

Peter Blake raffle raises thousands for Brighton school

A raffle to win a box set of limited edition Sir Peter Blake prints has raised £2,290 for Middle Street School.

The meeting at Hertford Infant School

Cuts to school numbers proposed in 'most deprived areas of the city'

An 'outstanding' school could see its entry numbers halved if council plans go ahead.

Sussex students sought to compete in UK's largest rocket competition

Sussex students encouraged to compete in UK’s largest rocket competition

Top students aged 11 to 18 in Sussex are being called upon to reach for the stars and compete in the UK’s largest youth rocket competition.

School catchment area proposals for 2019

Further meetings planned for school catchment consultation

Two more public meetings have been arranged over new proposals for school admissions arrangements in Brighton and Hove.

Virtual reality on Brighton beach

Schoolchildren transported from Brighton to Brazil with virtual reality

Year One students from Moulsecoomb, Bevendean and Hollindean took a trip to from Brighton beach for a virtual reality lesson on Wednesday (October 11).

(l-r) Richard Bradford (Dorothy Stringer School), Ashley Harrold (Blatchington Mill School) , Rob Reed (Aldridge Education), William Deighan (Varndean School)

‘We don’t need a new school,’ say city’s headteachers

Secondary school headteachers in Brighton and Hove have penned a joint letter, telling the council a new secondary school isn’t needed in the city.

Students will work in the industry alongside study

University wins funding for apprenticeship degrees in construction

The University of Brighton has been awarded £119,823 to develop and launch new degree apprenticeships in construction management and the built environment.

Piers the Meerkat with children at St Joseph's for Walk to School Month

Take part in 'Walk to School' month, with congas and treasure hunts

More than 10,000 children and their families are expected to take part in Brighton and Hove’s Walk to School month.

Clay the boxer dog with students from Cardinal Newman

Therapy dog is a hit with students and staff at Hove school

A Hove secondary school has brought a new staff member on board - Clay the boxer dog.


Education still falling foul of ‘postcode lottery funding’, say heads

Parents have been warned their children’s education will still be subject to a “postcode funding lottery” despite the £1.3bn pumped into education by the government.

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