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If you would like your child to come to St Thomas'School please telephone

Mrs Nunn or Mrs Hollands in our office and they will let you know how to apply:-        

Telephone -  01797 226479

As a Church of England of England Aided school, the Governing Body is responsible for admissions (Admissions Authority).  Our policy sets out the process followed by the Governing Body in making decisions about admissions applications.

The Published Admission Number (PAN) for the school is 20.

Admission in the Reception Year is through the East Sussex Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme. All forms have to go to County Hall, details are on the web site link below.

For your information a copy of our Prospectus, Admissions & Waiting List Policies are below for you to read or download.

Appeals procedure for Reception Admissions September 2022

A panel of school governors will hear Appeals, the Governing Body co-ordinates with the local authority, East Sussex County Council Timetable to administer appeals - https://new.eastsussex.gov.uk/education-learning/schools/admissions/completed 

Parents who wish to lodge an appeal should contact the school office on 01797 226479 in the first instance.  The deadline for receipt of appeals for children starting Reception Year is 18th May 2022, appeals received by this deadline will be heard by 21st July 2022.

Appeals submitted after the above deadline will still be heard.  However, if your appeal is submitted late, your case may not be heard until after all appeals received on time have been dealt with.

Appeals may be heard face-to-face, via telephone or video conferencing or paper based, depending on current Government guidelines and/or personal preference.


"A warm welcome awaits you at St Thomas’.  Everyone here works hard to ensure that our school is a happy place where children can work well in an exciting and enjoyable way.  Please come and visit us and see for yourself."

Mrs Carol Gardiner - Head Teacher





 Please click here to go to the East Sussex County Council School Admissions web page.

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