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Upset over redundancy threat at primary school

A union has called on Brighton and Hove City Council to step in and prevent compulsory redundancies at Moulsecoomb Primary School.

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Mentors and mentees at The Girls' Network

Breaking barriers: Inspiring girls in our city to achieve

Women working as doctors, lawyers and entrepreneurs are being called upon to inspire and guide underprivileged girls in Brighton and Hove to follow their dreams.

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Code Girls

Code Girl: Getting girls into STEM careers

A 'Code Girls' day to inspire young women to pursue careers in tech was organised by Brighton and Hove Albion's charity last month.

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Sam - "If you dont get all your GCSEs you have nothing to worry about."

Mental health campaign tells teens not to stress over GCSEs

As teenagers head off for their first GCSE exams, one Sussex college has teamed up with the YMCA to launch the #NoStressSuccess campaign.
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Greater Brighton Metropolitan College

Plans for new creative and digital centre revealed

A city centre college is set to unveil its plans to build a ‘centre for creative and digital industries’.

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Richard Cairns, headmaster at Brighton College

Headmaster to ban plastic bottles in Brighton school

A Brighton headmaster said he will 'treat plastic bottles in school in the same way as cigarettes' – with a ban and sanctions if rules are broken.
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Soapbox scientists

Bringing science to the masses at Brighton beach

Exploding stars, wind-buffeted bees and medically-minded robots will be discussed when Soapbox Science comes to town next month.

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Olympic swimmer Mark Foster opened Windlesham House School's new sports complex SUS-180205-110120001

School’s new sports complex opened by Olympic swimmer

Windlesham House School’s new state-of-the art sports complex was recently opened by five-times Olympian Mark Foster.

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Hove Town Hall

Cash handed to oversubscribed secondary schools

A portion of the cash set to be spent on the now scrapped secondary free school proposal in the city will go towards placing the ‘misplaced 38’ into Dorothy Stringer and Varndean.

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Luke Lording

New headteacher for primary school

The new headteacher of a school in Mile Oak has 'the vision, energy and drive to take the school forward', governors said.
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The Premier League Enterprise programme

Using the power of football to inspire students

Students from four Sussex schools took part in an inspirational business enterprise day at the home of Brighton and Hove Albion last week (April 18).

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University of Sussex (Photograph: N Chadwick/Creative Commons Licence) SUS-170117-154510001

Sussex students demand compensation over strike

Students at the University of Sussex have launched legal action over lost teaching time after a 14-day strike by university staff.

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Dealing with exam stress

How to do deal with exam stress

Thousands of young people across Sussex are no doubt frantically revising ahead of sitting their GCSE or A-Level exams this summer.

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Cllr Daniel Chapman is the chair of the children's committee

Primary school allocations announced in Brighton and Hove

The city council said almost 90 per cent of children in Brighton and Hove were offered their first preference school for September.
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Children at Young Sussex Nursery Shoreham with the award certificate

National award for nursery group

Staff at Young Sussex are celebrating after the nursery group won a national award.

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When do parents in Brighton and Hove find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in Brighton and Hove will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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Hove Park School former student Kelly Romero (fourth from left) with sixth formers

Bringing back former students as positive role models

Alumni of Sussex state schools are being urged inspire and mentor students to boost their chances of getting into university.
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University of Sussex. Photo: Google Street Maps

Multi-million pound economic contribution from University of Sussex

The University of Sussex adds £343 million a year to the economies of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex, says a new independent report.

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Children brainstorming invention ideas at MakerClub (Photograph: Chris Quigley) SUS-180404-094329001

Creating bright futures for schoolchildren in a digital world

A Brighton tech club for kids is on a mission to provide every primary school in the city with an invention or design club to help train up the innovators of the future.

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Sir Rod Aldridge and Dylan Davies

School says goodbye to outgoing principal

Students and staff at Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) bid farewell to principal Dylan Davies last week, as he is set to take up a new position as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools.

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