The Safe Space programme aims to promote the safe spaces outside schools and highlights why parents and carers should not park on zig zag ‘keep clear’ road markings or on double yellow lines.
East Sussex County Council is supporting the roll-out of an innovative reading scheme to help improve the reading skills of pupils in three primary schools in Hastings, Eastbourne and Newhaven.
Sixty 5- to 7-year-olds at Ore Village, Oakwood and Harbour primary schools are now receiving weekly online reading sessions as part of the UK-wide TutorMate programme, which is run by the charity Innovations for Learning UK.
Of the 5,634 applications received by East Sussex County Council, almost 96 per cent of children have been given a place at one of their three preferred secondary schools, with 87.6 per cent securing their first preference. Continue reading
East Sussex County Council approved a £453 million budget for 2022/23 for the day-to-day provision of services and £753 million for capital investment, which includes a commitment to spend an additional £6 million to help combat climate change and £31 million to maintain and improve roads and pavements over the next decade. Continue reading