Starting School – September 2022

Was your child born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018? If so they are eligible to start school in September 2022.

The application process for children due to start school in September 2022 begins on Monday 4 October 2021.

  • Apply online at www.westsussex.gov.uk/admissions
  • Applications can be made and will be considered as on time, between 4 October 2021 and 15 January 2022
  • Special rules apply for house movers until 11 February 2022
  • Further information for parents is available on our website now
  • Staff are available to support on 03330 142 903

Free internet access to apply online is available at all:

  • West Sussex libraries
  • Children and Family Centres

It is very important that you apply before the closing date of Saturday 15 January 2022. If your application is received after the closing date of Saturday 15 January 2022 your chance of securing a place at one of your preferred schools could be seriously affected.

Applications received after the closing date of Saturday 15 January 2022 are late applications and will only be considered after all those that were received on time.
It is your responsibility as a parent to ensure that your application is received by The Pupil Admission Team on time.