East Sussex schools and catchments

East Sussex County Council has 181 primary schools and 64 secondary schools. 12% of East Sussex's schools are private schools. 102 state schools in East Sussex follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 90 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in East Sussex

  1. Outstanding 24 schools
  2. Good 150 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 8 schools
  4. Inadequate 6 schools

Most popular state schools
in East Sussex in 2019

  1. Primary
  2. Secondary



Popularity is based on the number of first preference applications a school received compared to the number of places available, where we have this data. Where places available data isn't held, first preferences are compared to the number of offers made.

Visit East Sussex's website to find out more.

Also see East Sussex's Ofsted reports and school performance dashboard