New Burgess Hill secondary school information event

Northern Arc secondary school interior

Plans for a new secondary school in Burgess Hill go on display for the first time at an information event later this month.

West Sussex County Council is delivering the secondary school as part of the wider Burgess Hill Northern Arc development of 3,500 new homes led by Homes England.

Information event:
• Date: Wednesday 20 July 2022
• Time: 3.30pm until 7.30pm – open to all, no need to book
• Location: Mid Sussex Voluntary Action, The Cherry Tree Centre, Fairfields Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8QB

At the event you’ll be able to:
• Meet the County Council’s Project Team, who’ll talk through the plans
• See the plans on display
• Ask questions

Keep up to date on the progress of the scheme on the Burgess Hill Northern Arc secondary school project webpages.

Register your interest to be kept up to date on the scheme by emailing:

The secondary school is part of a new ‘all-through’ primary and secondary school for Northern Arc, which will be run by the University of Brighton Academy Trust.

The secondary school includes all the facilities recommended by the Department for Education for a school of this size, including a dedicated Special Support Centre, with strong sustainability credentials, in line with the West Sussex County Council Climate Change Strategy 2020-2030.

As a demonstration of this Council’s Climate Change Pledge, the building aims to achieve Passivhaus certification, reflecting ultra-low carbon emissions in operation, with an acute focus on energy efficiency, insulation, on-site energy generation and no use of fossil fuels in the running of the building. Further to this, the design minimises, as far as practicable, embodied carbon.

West Sussex County Council is preparing to submit a reserved matters planning application in August.

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