Rudd announces cash boost for town’s schools

Schools in Hastings will benefit from a £450,000 cash boost as part of Opportunity Area funding coming to Hastings and Rye. Today MP Amber Rudd will visit schools across her constituency following the announcement that Hastings will receive £450,000 to boost attendance. Ms Rudd said: “People in Hastings and Rye should know I will always fight for […]

Kids drive home road safety message to careless parking parents

Children from Hastings employed their artistic flair to raise awareness of parking issues outside schools. Youngsters from four schools in the town produced pictures of their classmates which have been used on banners urging parents to park responsibly when they drop off and pick up their children. The banners, which bear the slogan ‘Don’t stop […]

No excuse for missing school – campaign highlights crack down on poor attendance

THE latest phase of a hard-hitting campaign aimed at driving up school attendance rates in East Sussex has been launched. The ‘Get A Grip’ campaign uses radio and bus shelter advertising and social media to highlight the detrimental impact of any absence from school on children’s education. The third phase of the East Sussex County […]