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Applying for a place

For students currently in Years 7 to 11 that require a place during the school year, an in-year application must be made to East Sussex Council through their website. 

Apply for a place during the school year | East Sussex County Council

Please email Mrs Serena Rodd srodd@chaileyschool.org if you have any queries in relation to this process,


Transition from Year 6 into Year 7 for entry in September 2024:

Applications to move to secondary school from Year 6 must be submitted to East Sussex County Council and not direct to the School. These applications can be submitted online via the East Sussex County Council website by following this link:

East Sussex Admissions

or by downloading and printing a paper application form and posting it to School Admissions (the address is shown on the application form). 

Admissions information for entry into Year 7 in September 2024 will be available from September 2023.  The closing date for applications being submitted is 31st October 2023.

If you require any further information on Transition see our 'Welcome to Year 7' page /joining-us/welcome-to-year-7, or contact our Transitions Manager - Julia Downs at jdowns@chaileyschool.org 

For all admissions, East Sussex County Council is the admitting authority. Please contact ESCC for further information about admissions into any year group, including for information about appealing a place.