The Governing Body, as the admissions authority, is responsible for admissions to St Mary’s Catholic Primary School.

The school’s Published Admissions Number (PAN) for 2020/2021 is 45.  Admissions arrangements are reviewed annually, and updated policies and criteria can be found on this page.  Alternatively, paper copies can be arranged via the school office.

West Sussex County Council School Admissions

West Sussex County Council guidance on how to apply for a school place or move schools within West Sussex can be accessed here.

Admissions 2020-2021

Admissions Policy 2020 – 2021

Supplementary Information Form 2020-2021

Guidance for Parents and Carers

Admissions Policy 2021-2022

Supplementary Information Form 2021-2022

Guidance for Parents and Carers 2021 – 2022

Visits from prospective parents are always welcome, please contact Mrs. Brown, Business Manager, to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.  If your child is due to start school in Reception Class September 2021 please click on the Starting School 2021 tab above for a virtual tour of the school.  If you have any questions, please call the school office on 01243 822287.

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit to the school please contact Mrs. Brown by telephone on 01243 822287 or by email: 


Jan - Feb 2021
Jan 4 - Apr 1
Spring Term 2021
Feb 12
Inset Day
Feb 15 - 19
Spring Half Term 2021