School admissions in September 2025

Find out about the West Sussex school admission arrangements for 2025-2026.

Community and voluntary controlled schools

The admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools for 2025 admissions and West Sussex’s coordinated scheme for 2025 are set.

These are explained in the documents below:

Academies, foundation and voluntary aided schools

Academies, foundation and voluntary aided schools have their own admission authorities, separate to the West Sussex Local Authority. They set their own admission arrangements which they must publish on their website by 15 March 2024.

Find links to schools' websites in the Directory of West Sussex schools and establishments.

Objections to admission arrangements

The Office of the Schools Adjudicator considers objections to an admission authority's arrangements.

If you, or your organisation, consider admission arrangements are unlawful or not in compliance with the School Admissions Code, you should contact the Schools Adjudicator.

Last updated:
7 May 2024
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