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Opening of garden at Grove Park School

A ribbon-cutting and tree planting ceremony was held at Grove Park Special School on Friday afternoon to mark the official opening of their garden project.

Crowborough students write letters to Ukraine families & organise bake sale

Students at Beacon Academy in Crowborough have put pen to paper to offer kind words to Ukrainian citizens seeking refuge in Poland.
Nusrat Ghani MP avisiting Ashdown Primary School in Crowborough

MP visits Crowborough primary school

Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, recently visited Year 5 students at Ashdown Primary School in Crowborough to speak to them about the workings of Parliament and answer their questions.

Sussex school Librarian of the Year

A member of support staff at Beacon Academy in Crowborough has won two Sussex Teacher of the Year Awards.

Beacon Academy in Crowborough launches student newspaper

Students at Beacon Academy in Crowborough have launched the first edition of a new monthly student newspaper The Beacon Bugle.
Photo of Hookstead day centre and Register Office on Goldsmith Avenue in Crowborough

Changes at learning disability day centres could be permanent

Changes to services at four East Sussex learning disability day centres, including the one in Crowborough, made during the pandemic could be confirmed as permanent.
BookStart new baby pack available at East Sussex libraries

Free baby books available at Crowborough library

Families with children under 12 months, born during the pandemic, are being encouraged to collect free baby books from Crowborough Library.
Will Bayley MBE Paralympian Table Tennis and students at the Beacon Academy virtual Honours Evening

Paralympian joins Beacon Academy for Honours Evening

Paralympian and former pupil, Will Bayley, joined Beacon Academy as guest speaker to celebrate the achievements of students at the school’s virtual Honours Evening.
Anna Robinson Headteacher Beacon Academy Nus Ghani Wealden MP

MP congratulates Beacon Academy on £1.3million to upgrade facilities

The MP for Wealden visited Beacon Academy in Crowborough today to congratulate the school on being successful with two applications to the Government's Condition Improvement Fund.

School closures amid concerns of Covid transmission

In the Crowborough area, St Mary's, Fermor and High Hurstwood primary schools are closed to all or some year groups because of concernes about the transmission of Covid-19.