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Oakwood Primary Academy

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 


The local County Council makes arrangements for the admission of children to our school in the Reception year (4+ year olds). 


For places starting in September 2024. Information will be available by 12 September. Applications will open on that date and close on 15 January 2024.


Please use this link to support your application for a school place in 2024-2025 - https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/education-learning/schools/admissions/detailed-guidance?print=true

The admissions booklet can be viewed in any East Sussex school or library or requested from


Admissions and Transport Team
County Hall,
St Anne’s Crescent,
East Sussex BN7 1UE
Call us on 0300 330 9472


Offices are open Monday 8.30am to 5pm, Tuesday to Friday 10am to 3pm.

For more information please visit East Sussex School Admissions


The following links are helpful guides in relation to school admissions


Starting school for the first time (4+)


Admissions Rules


Oakwood Primary Academy participates in the Local Authority’s In-Year coordinated admissions scheme. If you wish to apply for a place at our school outside the normal point of entry (ie not for Reception class), please follow these links to the council’s website: https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/education-learning/schools/admissions/apply-in-year 

Please find details of how to appeal, including the appeals timetable, on the ESCC website: https://apps.eastsussex.gov.uk/educationandlearning/schools/findingaschool/appeals/form/intro4 


School Appeals timetable – September 2024 intake


Should you wish to make an appeal for your child's school place for September 2024, please be aware that appeals must be received by Wednesday 15th May 2024.


Primary appeals

Decisions released

Tuesday 16 April 2024

Deadline for submitting appeals

Wednesday 15 May 2024

Appeals to be heard

Throughout June until Thursday 18 July 2024

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