Issue details

Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools in West Sussex from September 2022

The County Council has a statutory duty to consult on community and controlled school admission arrangements each year where there are proposed admission arrangement changes and once every seven years if there are no proposed changes.


A public consultation has been undertaken in relation to a range of proposed changes which would take effect in 2022 for schools in the Chichester, Horsham and Mid Sussex areas and the outcome of this is set out in section 3 of the report.


The proposed changes to school admission arrangements for 2022 are outlined in section 2 of the report.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/12/2020

Decision due: March 2021 by Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Lead member: Councillor Nigel Jupp

Contact: Ellie Evans, Head of Pupil Entitlement Email: Tel: 033022023582.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.



School staff and governors

Own admission authority schools

Diocesan Authorities 

Neighbouring Local Authorities.

District and Borough Councils

Parish Councils

Democratic Services Contact: Wendy Saunders Tel: 033 022 22553

Background3: Best Start in Life


Background papers

  • Consultation Document