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Anger as parents claim students 'forced' to wear school-issue coats

Parents have expressed their anger after claiming a Brighton school said its students couldn't wear their own winter coat to school.
Education
Students vote to go on a rent strike

University students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University of Sussex students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are 'high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation'.
Politics
The autumn half term gives Brighton and Hove families an extra week off in October

Views sought on two-week October half term

Brighton and Hove City Council is seeking the views of residents after its first two-week autumn half term.
Education

School campaigners release song to oppose reduction in pupils

An infant school has released a song in protest of the council’s proposal to halve its intake.
Education
Students take part in the Time for Dementia programme

University project on dementia wins health award

A programme to help university students understand dementia has won praise at two national healthcare awards.
Health
Hannah Moss and Georgia Nicholas from Footsteps Day Nursery and Paul Nash from the Department for Transport

Nursery school children put their best foot forward to win sustainable travel award

A nursery in Portslade has won special status for cutting the number of children travelling to nursery by car.

Education
Protestors at the University of Brighton earlier in the year. Picture: Mark Tovey SUS-170325-174405001

Further University of Brighton strikes called off

Strikes planned by University of Brighton staff over compulsory redundances have been called off today (Friday, December 1).

News
Students from Longhill High School and business guide from Focus Group

Mentoring event inspires Brighton students

Business leaders came together to get involved in inspirational activities designed to improve the life chances of young people at the American Express Community Stadium yesterday (November 29).

Education
Balfour Primary School

Shock Ofsted for popular Brighton school

A Brighton primary school has been downgraded to ‘requires improvement’ by education watchdog Ofsted.

Education
Shakespeare4Kidz at Brighton College Prep School

Budding bards take on Shakespeare at Brighton school

It was a case of murder most foul, with poisoned swords, ghostly visions and drowned noblewomen aplenty when Brighton schoolchildren took part in a Shakespeare workshop this week.

Education
Protest against the closure of University of Brighton's Hastings campus. SUS-160514-140821001

Brighton University staff to strike over compulsory redundancies

University staff are set to go on strike this week over compulsory redundancies.

News
'We Love Hertford' lanterns

'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.
Education
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).

Education
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.

Education
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.

Education
Headteachers off to Downing Street

Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
News
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.

Education
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.

News
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).

Education
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.

Education
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