Ore Valley Campus is a ‘model of excellence’

Solar panels on the roof of the Ore Valley Campus of East Sussex College will save over £5,000 a year on energy costs. Hastings MP Amber Rudd is encouraging more schools and businesses to copy the example set by Ore Valley which at one stage this month was generating 76 per cent of its energy […]

Academy’s six-in-a-row Town Sports success

Students from The St Leonards Academy continued their recent Town Sports success by winning the overall competition for a sixth straight year – and they even managed to beat their own record for individual medals in the process. It was a day of impressive performances, with the Academy winning a total of 65 medals, comprising 26 […]

A shift in culture – building confidence in building careers

On its website Culture Shift says: ‘…we put creativity to work to create positive change’ and youngsters involved in its Creative Cafes get a chance to experience that at first hand. Hundreds of pupils from Hastings Academy, St Leonards Academy and the Ark Helenswood Academy have taken part in the Creative Cafe project, linking them […]

Limiting global warming – don’t put pension money in fossil fuel

Yesterday in Hastings town centre, local school children again joined thousands across the country to strike for the climate. Local people who grumble that they could do their bit by litter picking need to realise that while that is an honourable pursuit, we need much more radical action if we are to have any chance […]