Admissions - the basics

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DfE Guidance on temporary changes: attendance recording for educational settings whilst closed due to the coronavirus 

We have put together key information and resources for schools to help maintain provision during the COVID-19 situation.

+++ Please see latest information on the primary and junior allocation process in Phase transfer information +++

2. Phase transfers

The Admissions Team co-ordinates school places for East Sussex children and will notify parents of the outcome.

Own admission authority schools have a role to play by ranking applications against their own admissions criteria.

Look out for VSB articles containing specific information about the annual transfer exercises.

Admissions for 2021-22

Key dates for primary/junior admissions
opening date for applications – 12 September 2020
closing date for applications – 15 January 2021
National allocation date – 16 April 2021


Key dates for secondary admissions
opening date for applications – 12 September 2020
closing date for applications – 31 October 2020
National allocation date – 2 March 2021
 

Read more in the Co-ordinated admissions schemes

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