Category: schools

Official school closure notification: Monday 8 February 2021 – Grove Park School, Crowborough

Please note, only emails which include a unique school code are legitimate school closure emails. School: Grove Park School, CrowboroughUnique school code: 7021Partly closed: Monday 8 February 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: SECONDARY PHASE ONLY – Due to a reported positive case of Covid-19 within the secondary phase – this […]

Strikes likely in Peacehaven Schools as East Sussex County Council refused to delay Academy consultation during lockdown.

National Education Union members have been left with no choice but to start industrial action ballots at Peacehaven Heights and Telscombe Cliffs schools as the governing bodies imposed by East Sussex County Council refused to agree to hold off on consultation during the lockdown. The schools normal governing bodies were […]

Change to official school closure: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021 – The Causeway School, Eastbourne

School: The Causeway School, EastbourneUnique school code: 4009Partly closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Update 27 January, 10.37am: School is now open to Critical Key workers and Vulnerable children from Monday 25th January 2021 For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk […]

Brighton and Hove MPs Show Support for Early Years Settings in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove MPs Peter Kyle, Caroline Lucas and Lloyd Russell-Moyle joined Early Years professionals, this week, at a virtual meeting to discuss mounting concerns over safety and financial security across the sector.   There were representatives from leaders and staff in NEU, UNISON, GMB and NAHT, across maintained nursery schools, […]

Change to official school closure: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021 – Christ Church C.E. Primary And Nursery Academy, St Leonards-on-sea

School: Christ Church C.E. Primary And Nursery Academy, St Leonards-on-seaUnique school code: 3350Partly closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: All schools are affected by the Government advice to partly close. Please check the local arrangements with your school.Update 13 January, 10.24am: Nursery […]

Change to official school closure: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021 – Holy Cross Church Of England Primary School, Uckfield

There have been changes to the following school closure: School: Holy Cross Church Of England Primary School, UckfieldUnique school code: 3335Closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: All schools are affected by the Government advice to partly close. Please check the local arrangements […]

Change to official school closure: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021 – All Saints And St Richards Church Of England Primary School, Old Heathfield

There have been changes to the above school closure: Unique school code: 3327Partly closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: All schools are affected by the Government advice to partly close. Please check the local arrangements with your school.Update 10 January, 1.24pm: Unfortunately, […]

List of emergency school closures

Confirmed closed or partly closed today Alfriston SchoolPartly Closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsOpen for the children of critical workers and vulnerable children only. All Saints And St Richards Church Of England Primary School, Old HeathfieldPartly Closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsDue to staff shortages the school is temporarily closed. Key worker and vulnerable children are […]

Green Party Councillor Johnny Denis backs teachers’ urgent call to close schools and move learning online

Support comes as Green-led Brighton & Hove City Council advises primary schools to move to remote learning until Monday 18 January Councillor Johnny Denis urges East Sussex County Council to protect our NHS and close primary schools immediately Councillor Johnny Denis, Green Party Lewes District Councillor, Parliamentary Spokesperson and Cabinet […]

School closures

Many schools are closed or limited opening to-day, January 4th 2021. The following in Eastbourne:- Tomas a Beckt Catholic Primary / Tollgate Community Junior School / St Andrews C of E Infant School / Parkland Junior School / Stafford Junior School / Langney Primary Academy Also others:- Wivelsfield Primary Academy […]

Change to official school closure: Monday 4 January 2021 – Robertsbridge Community College

School: Robertsbridge Community CollegeUnique school code: 4035Closed: Monday 4 January 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: The College will be only be open for students in Year 11, those of Key Workers, those with an EHCP or vulnerable students from Monday 4 January. Online learning will be provided for students working […]

Official school closure notification: Monday 4 January 2021 – Grove Park School, Crowborough

School: Grove Park School, CrowboroughUnique school code: 7021Closed: Monday 4 January 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: As per Government advice, school will be closed to pupils to enable staff to consider whether Grove Park can facilitate mass testing for pupils and staff. The school will also be updating specific arrangements […]

Official school closure notification: Friday 18 December 2020 – Peacehaven Community School

School: Peacehaven Community SchoolUnique school code: 4000Partly closed: Friday 18 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: School remains open for years 7,8 and 11. Years 9 and 10 should not attend school but complete their learning online. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk […]

Change to official school closure: Friday 18 December 2020 – The Eastbourne Academy

There have been changes to the following school closure: School: The Eastbourne AcademyPartly closed: Friday 18 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Early ClosureUpdate 16 December, 3.15pm: Closed to Y10 only For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone – 0345 60 80 192.

Official school closure notification: Friday 18 December 2020 – St Thomas A Becket Catholic Primary School, Eastbourne

School: St Thomas A Becket Catholic Primary School, EastbourneClosed: Friday 18 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: INSET Day following government guidance For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone – 0345 60 80 192.

Change to official school closure: Friday 18 December 2020 – The Lindfield School, Eastbourne

School: The Lindfield School, EastbourneClosed: Friday 18 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information:Update 15 December, 4.15pm: The planned Inset day on the 4th January is now cancelled and the 18th December will replace the 4th January as the Inset day. The School will now be open on the 4th January […]

Official school closure notification: Friday 18 December 2020 – St Catherine’s College, Eastbourne

School: St Catherine’s College, EastbournePartly closed: Friday 18 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: From Wednesday 16 December 2020 to Friday 18 December 2020 (inclusive), we will remain open as usual for Year 7 and 11 students only. Students in Years 8 and 10 will be required to work from […]

Official school closure notification: Thursday 17 December 2020 – St Catherine’s College, Eastbourne

School: St Catherine’s College, EastbournePartly closed: Thursday 17 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: From Wednesday 16 December 2020 to Friday 18 December 2020 (inclusive), we will remain open as usual for Year 7 and 11 students only. Students in Years 8 and 10 will be required to work from […]

Official school closure notification: Wednesday 16 December 2020 – Grove Park School, Crowborough

School: Grove Park School, CrowboroughUnique school code: 7021Partly closed: Wednesday 16 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Secondary Phase Closed from Wednesday 16th December due to Covid-19 local arrangements. Primary and 6th form phases remain open For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone […]

Official school closure notification: Wednesday 16 December 2020 – St Catherine’s College, Eastbourne

School: St Catherine’s College, EastbournePartly closed: Wednesday 16 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: From tomorrow, Wednesday 16 December 2020 to Friday 18 December 2020 (inclusive), we will remain open as usual for Year 7 and 11 students only. Students in Years 8 and 10 will be required to work […]

Official school closure notification: Wednesday 16 December 2020 – Rotherfield Primary School

School: Rotherfield Primary SchoolPartly closed: Wednesday 16 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Our year 3 class are now isolating until Monday 21st December. Work will be set via SeeSaw For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone – 0345 60 80 192.

Official school closure notification: Monday 14 December 2020 – Churchwood Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-sea

School: Churchwood Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-seaUnique school code: 2148Closed: Monday 14 December 2020 until further notice as belowReason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Churchwood Primary Academy will reopen on Tuesday 5th January 2021. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone – 0345 60 80 […]

Official school closure notification: Friday 11 December 2020 – St Leonards Church Of England Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-sea

School: St Leonards Church Of England Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-seaUnique school code: 2017Partly closed: Friday 11 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Academy is closed on Friday 11th December for all children except for key worker children who need to book in on the App . Work will be placed […]

Official school closure notification: Thursday 10 December 2020 – The Baird Primary Academy, Hastings

This is an official school closure notification School: The Baird Primary Academy, HastingsUnique school code: 2011Partly closed: Thursday 10 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: They are closing for all pupils except those from keyworker families. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone […]

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 […]