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The Local Governing Committee is the Admissions Authority for St Mary's Catholic Primary School.  Administration for admissions as part of the normal admissions round is carried out by West Sussex County Council Admissions team. 

To apply for a school place outside of the normal Admissions round please telephone or email Mrs Shelton (Office Manager and Clerk to the Local Governing Committee) at the school, providing your child/ren's name/s, date/s of birth and, if appropriate, a copy of the Baptism certificate/s or other documentary evidence of your child/ren's religion.

Click here to read the Statement regarding Admission of Children Outside their Normal Age Group

Click here to read the Statement regarding Deferred Entry

Children with Special Educational Needs/Disabilities: Children with a Statement or EHCP naming St Mary's Catholic Primary School will automatically be admitted, under section 324 of the Education Act 1996.

Our Overscription Criteria is included in the Admissions Policy applying at the time of admission.


The new School Admissions Appeal Code became effective for appeals lodged on or after 1 February 2012.

There is a requirement to publish the appeal timetable on the school's website. Please access our appeal timetable by clicking here.

Our Admission Policies can be downloaded using the links below.  Please ensure that you download the appropriate document.


Contact Us

St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Cobden Road
West Sussex
BN11 4BD
Telephone: 01903 234115
Fax: 01903 215034