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Students showcase their creations at end of year show

The newly-formed Brighton Metropolitan College (Met) will celebrate the end of the academic year with a showcase of students' work.
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Queens Speech 'raises more questions than answers' for schools

The Queen's Speech raised "more questions than answers" about school funding, according to one headteacher.
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Headteachers call for action over school funding

The government has been called on to respond “quickly and effectively” to ongoing concerns about school funding.

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University opens its doors for community day

Residents across Brighton and Hove to a day of events and activities, as the University of Sussex throws open its doors for its first-ever Sussex Community Festival.

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Katie Price backs the plans by Patcham High

Ex-student Katie Price backs school's plans for new sports hall

Patcham High's designs for a new sports hall and 4G pitch have been backed by one of its famous former pupils.

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PACA celebrated a 'good' rating by Ofsted last year (Photograph: James Pike/jimpix.com)

Two academies in Brighton and Hove consult on staff cuts

The academy trust running two secondary schools in Brighton and Hove is to consult with staff over job cuts.

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Parents, children and teachers gathered to protest cuts to school funding last week, at rallied organised by Save Our Schools

Union to consider action over school funding cuts

A union is to consult its members in Brighton schools over whether to take industrial action in the face of cuts to education funding.

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Protesters gathered at The Level in Brighton to voice their anger at cuts to education budgets

Mass protests against education cuts

School communities across Brighton and Hove took part in a mass protest against education cuts on Friday.

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Brighton boy wins 500 books for school

A Brighton school boy has won a Sussex writing competition, and won 500 books for his school library.

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Professor Michael Davies, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Sussex, current student resident Vita Obeng and David Swarbrick, managing director of Balfour Beatty, break the ground to officially mark the start of construction work on a new student village

Work begins on new student village

A ground-breaking ceremony marked the start of work to triple the amount of student housing at the University of Sussex East Slope site.
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Children cooking up ways to take part in Walk to School Week

Children from two city nurseries have been cooking up some tasty treats to celebrate Walking and Wheeling Week.

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Academy trusts plan to merge

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is hoping to merge with the Hastings Academies Trust.

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Children highlighting the 20mph area to drivers (Photograph: Stephen Lawrence)

Schoolchildren urge drivers to stick to 20mph in Brighton and Hove

Children from St Bernadette’s School in Brighton have been encouraging drivers to slow down and stick to 20mph limits in the city.
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‘We can’t just stand by and watch this happen’: Brighton and Hove schools to protest over funding

Dozens of schools across Brighton and Hove will be unfurling banners to hammer home the seriousness of the education funding crisis.

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Headteachers from 14 counties issue education warning

Thousands of jobs are being cut and poor funding has left schools at crisis point.

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Students from BACA discussing hopes and aspirations for the future

Sussex students benefit from mentoring scheme

Students from eight secondary schools took part in a one-day conference aiming to inspire young people to think about their careers.

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Brighton’s Professor C Gull lands in the USA

A University of Brighton programme for children with Professor C Gull as its mascot has been adopted in the USA.

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Youngsters are concerned about the potential extinction of the panda

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

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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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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