Monthly Archives: February 2015

Newhaven school works with others to boost early years achievements

Harbour PrimaryA NEWHAVEN school celebrating improvements in its early years results is heading up a hub to help raise standards across the town.

Harbour Primary and Nursery School is celebrating success after the latest figures showed 63 per cent of pupils achieved a good level of development at the end of their reception year– the national average is 60 per cent. Continue reading

New project to keep war heroes’ memory alive

Recording Remembrance – Ernest Saunders, from Hailsham, died aged 31 in May 1917 and is buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, in northern France. His name is recorded on three memorials in Hailsham – on the town’s main First World War memorial, in High Street, and in plaques at the former Council Boys School and Parish Church. He is pictured with his wife, Elizabeth. (Pic copyright: David Dyer)PEOPLE whose relatives died in the two world wars are being asked to take part in a project aimed at bringing Sussex war memorials to life.

Recording Remembrance gives people the chance to create a permanent online record of war heroes’ lives by adding details and photographs of those whose names are engraved on memorials across the area. Continue reading