Admissions

Please click here to see the
– Motcombe School Prospectus 2017-2018

Please click here to see the
– East Sussex Admissions Policy Booklet

Please click here to see the New Admission Priorities for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools in East Sussex 2017-2018 
New admission priorities for community and voluntary controlled schools in East Sussex 2017


In-Year from September 2016

Please apply online via East Sussex County Council.

Primary school applications for September 2017
The Closing date for primary school applications is 15 January 2017.

Starting school and compulsory school age
Children must start school at the beginning of the term which follows their fifth birthday. However, your child is allowed to start school full time at the beginning of the school year which follows their fourth birthday.

You may want your child to start at school part time which is allowed but you will have to arrange this with the head teacher once your place has been allocated.

When must my child attend school?
If your child turns five between:

1 September 2017 and 31 December 2017 – they are allowed to start school at the start of term one (full or part time) and must be attending full time at the start of term three.

1 January 2018 and 31 March 2018 – they are allowed to start school at the start of term one or term three (full or part time) and must be attending full time at the start of term five.

1 April and 31 August 2018 – they are allowed to start school, at the start of term one, term three or term five either full or part time.