Patcham High School’s ‘sporting dream’ comes true

A Brighton school’s plans for a new sports hall, artificial football pitch and floodlit netball courts have been approved.

University of Sussex

Claims of alleged ‘racism’ at university’s research unit

Three unions raised concerns over alleged racism and equalities in the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU).

A computer generated image of the Patcham High School sports plans.

Decision due on new sports hall and pitch for Brighton secondary school

New state-of-the-art sports facilities could be coming to Patcham High School.

Jim Glover, High Sheriff of Surrey, Freya and Max, 11, from St Mark's CE School, Brighton (Photograph: Southern News & Pictures)

From farm to fork, schoolchildren learn where our food comes from

Schoolchildren from Brighton and Hove visited the South of England Showground in Ardingly to learn about farming and agriculture.

The 30-hours entitlement began last autumn

30 hours free childcare scheme proves popular in Brighton and Hove

As the school term ends, figures from the Department of Education show that thousands of parents in Brighton and Hove have used the Government-funded 30 hours a week of free childcare during its first year.

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Pictures: Big Camp Out at Hove Park School

Year 7s at Hove Park took part in a camp out at the school with obstacle courses and fire making on Friday (July 6).

Free University Brighton

Study a degree – for free

I first heard of the Free University of Brighton a couple of years ago when I went to Arianne Shahvisi’s lecture on Feminism, Gender and Sexuality at the Brighthelm Centre. It was fascinating and free to attend.

None of Brighton and Hove’s 10 secondary schools is ‘outstanding’

None of Brighton and Hove’s 10 secondary schools is ‘outstanding’

None of Brighton and Hove’s ten secondary schools is ‘outstanding’, writes Local Democracy Reporter Sarah Booker-Lewis.

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Teachers set to strike over pay

Strikes are being held at schools across Sussex as a dispute over pay rages on.

Brackenbury Primary School, Locks Hill, Portslade, from Google Streetview

Portslade school ‘determined’ to improve

The headteacher of a Portslade primary school rated ‘requires improvement’ by Ofsted said she was determined to make changes inspectors had called for.

Mijke van der Zee, Dr Rebecca Jones and Dr Josephine Paris of the University of Sussex and 500 Women Scientists.

Bringing together women in science

Two University of Sussex researchers want to bring together women scientists in Brighton and Hove in a new campaigning support group.

Tarnerland Nursery is outstanding

Nursery school maintains 'outstanding' rating

A Brighton nursery school is celebrating after achieving the top Ofsted rating 'in this climate of decreasing funding and increasing costs'.

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‘Speak out over school cuts’: Campaigners’ plea to teachers

A parent-led campaign fighting cuts to school funding has launched a city-wide call out to teachers and parents to share their stories on ‘the true cost of underfunding’.

Students enjoying the great outdoors in North Wales

All Year 7s at one Brighton school attended school trip thanks to £10k donation

A £10,000 donation meant all Year 7 students at Dorothy Stringer were able to make a school trip to North Wales.


PICTURE GALLERY: Sussex Teacher of the Year Awards 2018

The cream of the county’s educational talent gathered in Brighton on Wednesday (June 13) for the Sussex Teacher of the Year Awards.

Phoebe Kirk (left) and Alice Reeves (right) with their Truth and Tails books at Waterstones, Brighton (Photograph:Adam Onishi)

Children’s books promote self-acceptance and inclusion

Gender, disability, fitting in and self worth are all themes which are addressed in four children’s books by a Brighton author.

Student Matthew Tuck with Adam Vincent-Garland, senior interactive and product development executive at Aardman

Remote control toy wins praise for University of Sussex student

Student Matthew Tuck, from Worthing, received awards in a toy design pitch to an executive from Aardman studios.

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Brighton teacher gets an MBE

A schoolteacher from Brighton has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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Lancing researcher awarded MBE

A Lancing based university researcher has been awarded an MBE in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours for his services to youth work and education.

An artist's impression of the new building at BHASVIC as seen from Old Shoreham Road. Image from HNW Architects

New teaching building approved for sixth form college

More classroom space is coming to BHASVIC as a new four-storey block is approved by planners.

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