The proposed expansion of primary and secondary schools in West Sussex from September 2017

Closed 21 Dec 2016

Opened 23 Nov 2016

Results expected 31 Mar 2017

Feedback expected 31 Mar 2017



Numbers of children have been rising across West Sussex for several years.  The consultation document below summarises proposals for primary and secondary schools across West Sussex to expand to cater for existing or future demand.

We would like to know whether there is support or not for proposals to expand existing schools and any comments, concerns, advice or views on how this might be implemented.

We will be holding a number of drop-in sessions for people who would like to come along and discuss proposals in person.  Details are as follows:-


Tuesday 29 November 2016, 3.30pm  - 6.30pm

Blackwell Primary School, Blackwell Farm Road, East Grinstead RH19 3JL

Tuesday 6 December 2016, 2.30pm - 6.30pm

Bourne Community College, Park Road, Southbourne PO10 8PJ

Tuesday 13 December 2016, 3.15pm - 7pm

The Angmering School, Station Road, Angmering BN16 4HH


Why We Are Consulting

To raise awareness and seek feedback from the community on proposals to provide additional school places at a number of existing schools in West Sussex.  Below is the consultation document which is also attached below the 'on line survey'...

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What Happens Next

Consultation closed on 21 December 2016.  Results have been forwarded to each individual school governing body for further consideration.

West Sussex County Council is in the process of considering the responses from governing bodies and consultees and will feedback to stakeholders when these have been fully considered.  This is likely to be by the end of March 2017.


  • Adur District
  • Angmering
  • Arun District
  • Chichester West
  • East Grinstead Town
  • Funtington


  • Teachers
  • Pupils
  • Schools
  • Headteachers
  • District/Borough Councils
  • Parish Councils
  • Town Councils
  • Elected Members/Councillors
  • Service Users
  • Families
  • Parents


  • Education
  • Learning
  • Schools
  • Schools Admissions
  • Families
  • Children & Young People
  • School Transport