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School Admissions

East Sussex County Council handle transfers from Infant to Junior School at age 7+. You apply for a school place online.

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 the East Sussex schools guide.

Changing schools during the school year 

To apply for a place at West Rise junior school in the middle of the school year, ask the school 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.