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Applications for primary and junior school are now open. You must apply by:

  • Primary and junior schools – 15 January 2022

The closing date for applying for secondary school was 31 October 2021.

If you did not apply on time you will need to make a late application urgently. We consider late applications after on time applications.

When to apply and important dates
A list of all the important dates from application to starting school.
Decide where to apply
Search for and find out about the schools you're interested in.
Apply for secondary school
For places starting in September 2022. Applications close on 31 October 2021.
Apply for primary school
For places starting in September 2022. Applications close on 15 January 2022.
Move from infant to junior school
For places starting in September 2022. Applications close on 15 January 2022.
Apply during the school year
How and when to apply if you are changing schools.
What happens if you apply late
Find out what to do if you've missed the deadline to apply.
What happens after you have applied
Find out what happens after you apply and what to do once you have your offer.
How school places are decided
Find out how school places are allocated in East Sussex.
Secondary school admissions
Find the 2022 admissions number and other information for each secondary school
Primary school admissions
Find the 2022 admissions number and other information for each infant, primary and junior school.
Detailed application guidance
How to apply for a school place in East Sussex. Read our guides before you apply online for a place.