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East Sussex County Council arrange admissions to the school at age 4+ and you can apply for a school place online.  You can apply from the September before your child is due to start school. You can also ask the office for more information or get an admission form. 

There is a set of priorities that decide who gets a place. These include looked after children, siblings and how close you live to the school.

For full details see the how school places are offered in East Sussex schools guide.

Changing schools during the school year 

To apply for a place at Sandown school in the middle of the school year, ask the office for a paper form or apply during the school year online

School appeals

You have the right to appeal against a decision on school allocation. See Considering making a school appeal? for helpful advice, information and deadlines.