Statutory Info


Chantry Community Primary School Admissions Statement

East Sussex Children’s Services Authority (CSA) makes arrangements for the admission of children to Chantry Community Primary School.

Chantry Community Primary School is a fully inclusive school and we welcome children from all backgrounds and abilities.

Chantry Community Primary School follows the law on the restriction of class sizes for Foundation Stage and Key Stage One and Key Stage Two; this allows us a maximum of 30 children in each class.


For all admission information and a detailed guide to the application process please go to:

A hard copy of the admissions booklet and application form can be obtained from the School Admissions Team, Children’s Services Department, PO Box 4, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1SG, Tel: 0300 330 9472


Reception Admissions

Chantry will admit a maximum of 30 children to the Reception class each year.

Applications are made directly to East Sussex County Council (ESCC) via the website 

  The deadlines for the 2020-2021 academic year admissions round are:

  • Admissions information available: September 2021.
  • Closing date for applications: 15th January 2022.
  • Allocation decisions sent out: 15th April 2022.
  • Appeal hearings: June and July 2022
  • Induction days: Summer term 2022.


Please click the link to access East Sussex County Council Website for school admissions