Category: schools

Chaos reigns at Peacehaven Heights Primary School as IEB Chair resigns and County Council announces they will seek to privatise the school

IEB Chair resigns and IEB announces its support for academisation within 24 hours of each other Yesterday Jon Taylor, chair of the Peacehaven Heights Primary School Interim Executive Board (IEB), wrote to Peacehaven Height’s parents informing them of his intention to step down from his role. Still contemplating the significance […]

Unanimous vote to oppose academisation of Peacehaven Heights Primary School by Peacehaven Town Council

This week (29/9/2020)  Peacehaven Town Council gave unanimous backing to a motion to support the campaign to prevent the academisation of Peacehaven Heights. The motion commits the Town Council to writing to the decision makers at East Sussex County Council, namely: Councillor Bob Standley – Lead Member for Education and […]

NEU and Hands Off Peacehaven Schools – Two thirds of school staff likely to leave if school becomes an academy

Extent of staff opposition to academisation of Peacehaven primary school revealed at public meeting At Monday’s (21/9/2020) public meeting arranged by ‘Hands Off Peacehaven Schools’ to discuss the future of embattled primaries Peacehaven Heights and Telscombe Cliffs, representatives of the National Education Union revealed that a survey, completed by 80% […]

Joint Press Release – National Education Union and Hands Off Peacehaven Schools

We need to come together and make our voices heard”– Angry parents re-launch campaign to save Peacehaven primaries from academisation Parents of Peacehaven Heights and Telscombe Cliffs primary schools in East Sussex have re-launched their campaign to save the schools from academisation. This follows the replacement of the governing bodies […]

Efforts of school community praised

STAFF at schools across East Sussex have been praised for their efforts which have enabled more than 11,000 additional pupils to return to the classroom. With restrictions slowly lifting, thousands of children have been able to return with the vast majority of the county’s schools now open. Cllr Bob Standley, […]

Seaford Head School to benefit from upgraded facilities to improve the education of children

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed the announcement that Seaford Head School will benefit from funding to improve school facilities. Seaford Head School has been allocated a share of the £434 million investment, which is set to be used for a boiler replacement project and temporary building replacements. This funding will ensure […]

Peacehaven Community School

The news from Peacehaven Community School is that travellers had camped on the school field over the Bank Holiday weekend and the whole school site needs and inspection and deep clean. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone – 0345 60 80 192.

Education in and Beyond Lockdown

On Monday 4th May, 280 teachers, parents, support staff, heads and governors in Brighton and Hove took part in a webinar hosted by the National Education Union. The lively discussion was led by five guest panellists: Caroline Lucas MP, Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP, Dr Mary Bousted Joint General Secretary of the NEU, […]

Burwash Church Of England Primary School

Update 14 April, 8.19am: School is open today for children of Keyworkers Closed:Friday 8 May 2020 Reason:HolidayEarly May bank holiday (VE day) Closed:Monday 25 May 2020 to Friday 29 May 2020 Reason:Holiday Closed:Thursday 23 July 2020 to Monday 31 August 2020 Reason:Holiday Closed:Tuesday 1 September 2020 to Wednesday 2 September 2020 Reason:Holiday Closed:Thursday 3 September 2020 Reason:Inset day Subject to Covid – 19 […]

Change to official school closure: Monday 23 March 2020 to Thursday 30 April 2020 – Holy Cross Church of England Primary School Uckfield

Update 25 March, 8.50am: The school had been partly closed and was open for 2 key worker pupils on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th March 2020. The circumstances of these 2 pupils’ families changed and school provision was no longer required. Therefore with no children in school, Holy Cross has […]

Local School Updates

We have received updates on local school situations:- Burwash Church Of England Primary School Update 25 March, 7.11am: School closed today as no children of Keyworkers need care provided today Holy Cross Church Of England Primary School, Uckfield Update 25 March, 8.50am:The school had been partly closed and was open […]

Change to official school closure: Monday 23 March 2020 to Thursday 30 April 2020 – Burwash Church of England Primary School

Partly closed: Monday 23 March 2020 to Thursday 30 April 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsUpdate 23 March, 12.16pm: The school will be closed to most children. Only children of Keyworker parents should attend by prior arrangement with the school For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email […]