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 2019/2020 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

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, you are invited to our Virtual Open Afternoon on Thursday 15th October at 3.30pm. Please email Mrs Brown on  for a link to the zoom meeting.   

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: 


Oct - Nov 2020
Sep 3 - Dec 17
Autumn Term 2020
Oct 26 - 30
Autumn 2020 Half Term
Nov 2
Inset Day