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Brighton children learn about ‘safety by the sea’ with RNLI

Children at a Kemp Town school learned about the work of lifeboat charity the RNLI last week.

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James as a toddler with Kim at Ruth's graduation

Proud parents recreate graduation photo two decades on

It was a picture perfect moment as Kim Morris picked up his son for his graduation photograph – 22 years after being snapped holding him as a toddler at mum’s graduation.

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Praise and Oladapo Akinlotan

A proud graduation day for students from University of Brighton

Praise Akinlotan gave her dad a congratulatory cuddle at his graduation during University of Brighton awards ceremony yesterday (Thursday February 9).

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Artist sketch of one of the new labs in the proposed Life Sciences building (Photograph: Brick Visual)

New science building at university gets the go ahead

A new state-of-the-art Life Sciences building at the University of Sussex has been given the thumbs up by city planners.

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Sir Ian McKellan at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh / Brighton Pictures) SUS-170802-111749001

Brighton school gets visit from gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen

National treasure Sir Ian McKellen dropped into Brighton College to talk to youngsters about fighting homophobia.

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Play futsal and study a BTEC with Albion in the Community

Combine football and study with the Albion

Teenagers are being given the opportunity to play competitive football or futsal for Brighton and Hove Albion’s official charity while studying towards a BTEC qualification.

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Ashley Harrold, headteacher of Blatchington Mill School

School day could start one hour later at Hove school

Blatchington Mill School is set to consult its students, staff and parents on starting the school day one hour later than usual.

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The new school catchment area plan for Brighton and Hove SUS-160914-093026001

‘One choice is no choice’ say Brighton parents over catchment areas

The council has been asked to reconsider its secondary school catchment areas to give parents a real choice.

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Rob Reed (centre), with other headteachers part of a teaching alliance

Hove headteacher takes on top job at local academy trust

The headteacher of Hove Park School is to step down and take on a top role at academy trust Aldridge Education.

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Waps (Photograph: T Pennell) SUS-170124-171747001

Wasps ruled by market forces according to Sussex scientists

Wasps have trading partners and compete for the ‘best trade deals’ – according to scientists from the University of Sussex.

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All three winning pupils will also receive a digital camera

Schools’ chance to win up to £500 worth of eSafe vouchers

JSPC Computer Services has partnered with eSafe Education to offer schools in Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire the chance to win up to £500 worth of eSafe vouchers with the launch of its Internet Safety poster competition, supported by this paper.

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Sport and Adventure Education with Plumpton College;

PLUMPTON COLLEGE: Navigating my way to success

I have always been sporty, and wanted to continue from school into 6th form for my A levels in chemistry, biology, geology and PE.

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Allison Smith released photographs of her injuries SUS-170118-115247001

University apologises after ‘inadequate’ response to domestic violence case

The new vice-chancellor of the University of Sussex has apologised to a former student over the institution’s handling of a domestic violence case involving a senior lecturer.

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BACA students celebrate their good Ofsted report (Photograph: Simon Dack/Vervate) SUS-171201-143729001

BACA’s Ofsted success gives Brighton and Hove a boost

Brighton and Hove City Council said schools in the city now beat the national average for ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ schools.

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BACA has been rated 'good' by Ofsted (Photograph: Simon Dack / Vervate)

Brighton school celebrates improved Ofsted rating

Staff and students at the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) are celebrating an improved rating from the education watchdog.

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Majority of children keen to have lessons on sex and relationships

Children believe they should have school lessons on sex and relationships, a new survey reveals today (Wednesday January 11)

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Infant school pupils (iStock)

Admissions deadline approaches for Brighton and Hove primary schools

Parents in Brighton and Hove must get their primary school applications to the city council by Sunday, January 15.

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Improvements planned for Brighton and Hove’s young children with special needs

Councillors in Brighton and Hove are being asked to approve proposals aimed at improving educational opportunities for the small number of very young children with the most severe and complex special educational needs in the city.

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SATS test results drop in Brighton and Hove

SATS test results drop in Brighton and Hove

The number of primary school children in Brighton and Hove making good progress in reading, writing and maths has dropped during the last 12 months, after the government changed its tests.

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Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory for all secondary school pupils

Sex education must be compulsory in schools

Ministers are looking into making sex and relationships education compulsory in all schools, in a move that would see pupils learning about online pornography, sexting and the issue of sexual consent.

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