West Sussex schools and catchments

West Sussex County Council has 280 primary schools and 86 secondary schools. 12% of West Sussex's schools are private schools. 166 state schools in West Sussex follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 121 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in West Sussex

  1. Outstanding 29 schools
  2. Good 215 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 34 schools
  4. Inadequate 4 schools

Most popular state schools
in West 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 West Sussex's website to find out more.

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