School News

Dear Parent,   I am writing to you because you have a child who is due to move into Year 10 in September 2017 and to bring to your attention other opportunities for education starting in Y10 available in the local area, of which you may not...

Dear Parents/Carers You may be aware of the campaign that Headteachers in other counties, such as West Sussex have launched, in order to protest at the lack of school funding and the effect on our children and young people. Headteachers and governors in East Sussex have...

World Book Day Hundreds of books were collected to support Oxfam's response to the 'refugee crisis' on World Book Day at St Richard's. Pupil, Natalia Szelest, said, 'I think this is a great chance to support Oxfam for the ‘refugee crisis.’ We really enjoyed all our...

Time to Dance St Richard’s Catholic College took part in the annual Time to Dance festival at the White Rock Theatre on Wednesday, 8th February. The Dance Company, under the direction of dance teacher Mrs Becky Knight, performed two pieces 'suffrage' based on the suffragette movement...

Southern Railway – Updated Strike Information 7th March 2017 RMT strike Monday 13 March: Southern aims to run most services Southern Railway will be aiming to run most of its services to the normal timetable during the RMT’s latest strike next Monday, 13 March. During the union's...

The Local Authority is currently responsible for setting school term and holiday dates for all Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools.  In the case of Foundation, Voluntary Aided Schools and Academies, Governing Bodies are responsible for setting their own term dates. East Sussex County Council is consulting...

Fairtrade Fortnight begins today (Monday, 27th February). Please see attached the range of activities and events taking place in school to support Fairtrade. Fairtrade Fortnight Events  ...

Southern Railway – Updated Strike Information 20th February 2017 RMT strike action We regret that the RMT union has announced strike action by its conductor members on Wednesday 22 February. Southern Railway will run as full a timetable as it can, but encourages passengers to check a...

Special activities to mark the Chinese New Year was led by pupils from the Mandarin Club in the linkway on Monday, 30th January at lunchtime. In RE, on Thursday, 2nd February, the Year 11s had a speaker in from the Gatwick Detainee Centre. She talked...