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West Sussex MPs call for fair schools funding

20 March 2017

West Sussex MPs have called on the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, to amend the proposed new National Funding Formula to ensure a minimum level of funding for the County’s schools. 


MP asks County Council to evidence Rydon decision

1 March 2016

Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has written to West Sussex County Council to ask them to show the evidence behind their decision to dismiss the possibility of Rydon Community School becoming a full 11-16 school.


MP urges fair funding for West Sussex schools

11 November 2015

Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has urged the Government to review the funding formula for West Sussex schools, saying that the case for change was “a basic issue of fairness.”


MP joins St Lawrence School celebration

9 June 2015

Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert attended a blessing of new buildings at St Lawrence CE School in Hurstpierpoint by the Bishop of Chichester on Thursday (4 June).


Pledge to increase pre-school childcare welcomed

28 April 2015

Nick Herbert has welcomed the Conservative Party’s manifesto pledge to increase free childcare provision for working families. 


MP meets boarders at Steyning Grammar School

10 October 2014

Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert visited Steyning Grammar School to meet boarding students on Tuesday (7 October).


MP's question time at St Lawrence School

4 November 2013

Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert faced 'question time' at St Lawrence Primary School in Hurstpierpoint last week.


Nick Herbert visits local primary school in Angmering

4 October 2010
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert paid a visit to St Margaret’s Primary School in Angmering on Friday (1 October) to meet the pupils and staff.


Nick Herbert visits Steyning Grammar School

19 July 2010
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert paid a visit to Steyning Grammar School on Friday (16 July) to meet the students, staff and governors.


MP visits local primary school in Hurstpierpoint

21 June 2010
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert paid a visit to St Lawrence Primary School in Hurstpierpoint on Friday 11 June to meet the pupils and staff.


MP visits school with a "real buzz"

1 June 2010
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert paid a visit to Aldingbourne Primary School on Friday (28 May) to meet the pupils and staff.


Nick Herbert delivers petition on home schooling to Parliament

10 December 2009
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has presented a petition to Parliament on behalf of constituents opposed to measures that will make it harder for parents to educate their children at home.


Nick Herbert praises electric car race at Goodwood

26 October 2009
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has praised a local event which has seen young people from across the country competing in a race with electric cars they had designed and built themselves.


Nick Herbert visits local agricultural college

6 October 2009
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has paid a visit to Chichester College’s Brinsbury Campus near Pulborough to see the role it is playing in supporting the rural economy.


Nick Herbert visits Hurstpierpoint College

24 May 2009
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has paid a visit to Hurstpierpoint College to meet staff and take a look around the school.


MP quizzed by pupils at Arundel Primary School

11 May 2009
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert paid a visit to Arundel Primary School on Friday morning (8 May) to meet pupils and staff at the school.


Nick Herbert goes to school to celebrate 'Red Nose Day'

17 March 2009
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert joined pupils, staff and governors at St Mary’s Primary School in Pulborough on Friday afternoon (13 March) to celebrate Red Nose Day.


Council to provide extra places at Hassocks Infant School

12 March 2009
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has welcomed the decision of West Sussex County Council to provide a temporary classroom at Hassocks Infant School to alleviate the shortage of places for local children.


Nick Herbert visits Midhurst Rother College

9 March 2009
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert paid a visit to Midhurst Rother College on Friday afternoon (6 March) where he met the academy’s newly appointed Principal, Dr Joe Vitagliano.


Shortage of places in village schools

3 March 2009
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has taken up the cases of dozens of parents in Mid Sussex who cannot get their children into local village schools.


Nick Herbert visits Upper Beeding Primary School

1 December 2008
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert paid a visit to Upper Beeding Primary School on Friday morning (28 November) to meet pupils and staff at the school.


Nick Herbert visits Rydon Community College

24 November 2008
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert has paid a visit to Rydon Community College in Storrington to meet pupils, staff and governors at the school.


Football trophies presented to local school

17 November 2008
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert presented trophies to two school football teams on Friday morning (14 November) during a visit to St Peter’s Primary School in Henfield.


Nick Herbert presents computer equipment to local schools

10 November 2008
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert was at the Tesco supermarket in Pulborough on Friday morning (7 November) to present new computer equipment to pupils from schools in Pulborough and Coldwaltham.


Nick Herbert quizzed by students at The Angmering School

21 July 2008
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert paid a visit to The Angmering School on Friday afternoon (18 July) to talk to students about a range of political issues.


Nick Herbert opens extension to local day nursery

31 March 2008
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert opened a new extension to the Little Foxes Day Nursery in Steyning on Friday afternoon (28 March).


Nick Herbert visits Yapton School

27 November 2007
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert dropped in to see pupils, staff and governors at Yapton Church of England Primary School on Friday afternoon.


Nick Herbert supports day for adults with learning disabilities

17 July 2007
Arundel & South Downs MP Nick Herbert attended a special day for adults with learning difficulties at Rydon Community College in Storrington on Saturday (14 July) to see the courses on offer for them.


Nick Herbert opposes cuts in subsidy for church school transport

12 March 2007
Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert has urged County Council leaders to “think long and hard” before deciding to cut the subsidy for transport to church schools in West Sussex.


Local schoolchildren visit Downing Street

7 November 2006
Three West Sussex schoolchildren were VIP visitors to Number 10 Downing Street last week where they had tea with Cherie Blair.


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Joint Statement on Nursery Provision in Arundel

31 March 2008


A-Levels

25 October 2007


Steyning Grammar School Sixth Form's "Reflections Assembly"

10 May 2007


"I pledge to work hard for everyone in the constituency, to stand up for local people, and to be a strong voice at Westminster for your concerns"