X-Calibre scholars sessions

Year Nine pupils from Coastal Schools Partnership schools are taking part in six workshops during the course of the year run by Dr Steve Hobbs. The group is called X-Calibre Scholars, and Dr Hobbs has been very impressed by the willingness of these pupils to engage in these intellectual sessions. Having looked at making connections in … Read more

Festival of Creativity & the Environment

On Thursday 16th November 2024, Over 100 young people from across our partnership came together with key members of the Environment Agency, The local authority and members of the House of Lords select committee plus other leading environmentalists to spend a day looking at the effects of global warming and coastal erosion, the event was … Read more

Arts-based degrees

On Friday 28th April, Dylan and his team from East Sussex College visited Eastbourne College to deliver a series of interactive sessions, where both CSP and College pupils could learn about a range of arts related degrees. These included fashion, illustration, interior design, graphic design, architecture, and more. It was a great opportunity for all … Read more

Emerging Exhibition at the Birley Centre

In collaboration with the Costal Schools Partnership programme, Bexhill Academy Art Department were lucky enough to be invited to exhibit our artwork created firstly for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations back in June 2022. The Emerging exhibition, an Art installation based on environmental themes. Sadly due to unforeseen weather over the Platinum Jubilee weekend the event … Read more

Coastal Defence interactive workshop, December 2022

Pupils and colleagues from CSP schools took part in a workshop organised by the Environment Agency, when the pupils were give the opportunity to work with specialists designing the £100 million shore defence scheme from Pevensey to Eastbourne, and created their own ideas for this programme. Our thanks to Lou Parker and her team from … Read more

CPD, Adapting teaching strategies for SEND pupils, November 2022

Colleagues from CSP schools met to share good practice and ideas about how to adapt teaching strategies to best support SEND pupils in the classroom. Further joint CPD sessions will follow, and the next will focus on providing effective feedback. Please contact Oliver Marlow for more details

Raising aspiration about applying to university, November 2022

Former Eastbourne Academy and Eastbourne College pupil Sandra Fuhrmann spoke on zoom with Year 10 pupils from a number of CSP schools, describing her journey to studying Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge University. She answered pupils’ questions, and urged them all to consider university themselves.

Environment Symposium, Sept 2022

On one extraordinary day in September CSP schools took part in a range of events linked to giving CSP pupils and teachers a voice on local and national environmental issues. We welcomed Sir Tim Smit back from the Eden Project, and Baroness Kate Parminter, chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Environment … Read more

GCSE Homework Club

As a member of the Coastal Schools Partnership (CSP) we’re delighted to announce that a weekly maths homework club run by Eastbourne College Year 12 mentors for a local secondary school has led to some very pleasing GCSE results. Of the 27 Year 11 pupils from Willingdon Community School who received 1:1 support from our … Read more

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