Choosing a school for your is one of the most important decisions you will make on behalf of your child(ren). The Catholic Diocese of Arundel & Brighton has wonderful state-funded Catholic primary and secondary schools. Please click on the link below for more information.

Catholic Diocese of Arundel & Brighton – Choosing a Catholic Primary School in Sussex

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.

If you would like to find out more about our school, our admissions criteria, the application process or simply have questions about our school in general, please get in touch.

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 2020-21

Guidance for Parents and Carers

Admissions 2021-2022

Admissions Policy 2021-22

Supplementary Information Form 2021-2022

Guidance for Parents and Carers 2021 – 2022

Admissions 2022-2023

Admissions Policy 2022-23

Supplementary Information Form 2022 – 2023

Guidance for Parents and Carers 2022 – 2023

Visits from prospective parents are always welcome, please contact Mrs. Brown, Business Manager, to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. For more information about our school, our Early Years virtual tour can be found on the Home page.

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: