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Music academy students reach national finals

A FOLK-rock ensemble made up of students at East Sussex Academy of Music have been invited to perform at the prestigious finals of the Music for Youth National Festival.

Pianjo & Co are one of a limited number of young musicians across the country to be invited to the event in Birmingham on Saturday, July 8, following intense regional competitive heats. Continue reading

National recognition for travel independence scheme

Travel trainer Nadia Giorgio and her student Bob James, who can now get to Plumpton College unaided following LIFT trainingAN INITIATIVE helping young people with disabilities travel independently to school, college or training has won national recognition.

The Learning Independence for Travel (LIFT) training programme was one of just seven schemes shortlisted for a ‘best service’ award at the GO Excellence in Public Service Awards 2017/18. Continue reading