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Caps off to apprentice graduates at countywide event

THE COMMITMENT and effort of more than 50 apprentices was celebrated at an East Sussex graduation ceremony – the first of its kind in the county.

The event, organised by the Sussex Council of Training Providers, marked the importance of apprenticeships to the local economy and the contributions of apprentices, local businesses and educators. Continue reading

East Sussex celebrates rise in GCSE achievement

East Sussex students were celebrating GCSE success today with improved results across the county.

Average grades were up on 2018 across the full range of headline measures. And there was a particularly strong performance in English and Maths where the proportion of students getting higher grades (9-4) rose from 62 per cent last year to 64 per cent this year. Continue reading

Team work creates new garden space for respite service

A NEW garden has been designed to promote wellbeing for guests who will be staying at a respite service for adults with learning disabilities.

Created using recycled or locally-sourced material, the garden at Grangemead Respite Service, in Hailsham, has undergone a complete renovation over the past 12 months and is now ready for respite guests and visitors to enjoy. Continue reading