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Find out how to apply to our school.

Albourne Church of England Primary School is an academy within the Hurst Education Trust.  As such the Trust is the Admission Authority responsible for all decisions in connection with admitting pupils.  The Trust delegates the responsibility for admissions to the Governing Body of the school.  Our admission arrangements are explained in our Admissions Policy.

Every year our admission number (PAN) for Reception is 30

West Sussex operates a coordinated admission scheme for primary schools.

Our admissions policy can be found here.

Applications for Reception September 2024

Please note that for children who are eligible to start school in September 2024, parents/carers should apply online for a school place for their child.

For full details and to apply online, please visit  School places - West Sussex County Council

Admissions open on 2nd October 2023

The closing date for applications is 11.59 p.m. 15th January 2024

If you need to complete a paper application form, please contact the West Sussex Pupil Admissions Team: 


Applications received after the closing date are considered late and dealt with after all those received on time.


Open Day visits
We hold open sessions for parents to visit our school to find out more about us. This is an ideal opportunity to help you decide on the right school for your child. Details of these events are listed below. Please reserve your space at an Open Day by calling the School Office on 01273 832003.

Next Open Days:

Wednesday 4 October 2023 - 9.30am

Tuesday 10 October 2023 - 1.30pm

Monday 6 November 2023 - 10.30am


Our new prospectus brochure for 2023-24 will be available to download from this page soon.

Key information downloads

For all key information and school policy documents, please follow the link to our Policies page.

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