Category Archives: Schools and colleges

Parents urged to ditch the car during Walk to School week

Walk to School Week 2019PARENTS in East Sussex are being urged to play their part to reduce carbon emissions and cut congestion – by encouraging their child to walk to school.

East Sussex County Council is backing national Walk to School Week, which runs from May 20 to 24 2019 and promotes the environmental and health benefits of ditching the car for the school run. Continue reading

Schools can win crazy World Maths Day lesson at golf centre

Cllr Bob Standley

It’s back! Hastings Adventure Golf has launched its 2019 schools competition to celebrate World Maths Day.

Aimed at both primary and secondary schools, and with the support of East Sussex County Council’s lead member for education, the crazy golf complex is offering schools the chance to win a fully prepared practical maths lesson for an entire class at the crazy golf attraction.

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Urgent need for fair funding, council leaders tell Minister

Leaders from East Sussex have taken the case for fair funding right to the heart of Government.

Cllr Keith Glazier and Cllr David Elkin, leader and deputy leader of East Sussex County Council, met Liz Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury on Thursday (December 6), to explain the pressures the county and its people are under. Continue reading

Career support boosted by launch of East Sussex hub

A SCHEME to improve careers guidance and support for secondary school students across East Sussex has been officially launched.

The East Sussex Careers Hub will link all secondary schools, special schools and colleges with employers, support organisations and higher and further education providers. Continue reading