Ark celebrates its success – Castledown is one of the nation’s most improved primaries

Staff, pupils and parents are celebrating another year of success at all three Ark Primary Schools in Hastings. Pupils at Ark Castledown Primary Academy, who joined the Ark network in September 2017, are particularly proud of their achievements this year as they celebrate being in the top one per cent of the most improved schools in the... Continue Reading →


Boost your career by becoming a school governor

THE CAREER-boosting benefits of becoming a school governor are being highlighted in a new recruitment campaign. East Sussex County Council is hoping its ‘I’m a Governor’ campaign will encourage professional people to consider signing up for the voluntary role in which they can gain useful experience. “There are so many benefits to becoming a school... Continue Reading →

Funding boost for local mental health services

Education secretary Damian Hinds has been in Hastings during Mental Health Awareness Week pledging a £600,000 annual investment in the town to beef up mental health services. The money will come from the Opportunity Area programme. Hastings is one of 12 'Opportunity Areas' identified as social mobility ‘coldspots’ which are receiving a share of £72million... Continue Reading →

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