The admissions policy of Rusper Primary School is common to all community primary schools in West Sussex. This policy is outlined in a booklet entitled Information for Parents – Starting School, which is published by the Local Authority and made available to all parents of children eligible to start school.

All requests for places, including those for children with disabilities, should be directed to:

West Sussex Admissions Team

Telephone: 03330 142903


Further details relating to admissions can be found on the West Sussex County Council website and the link below gives details of the admissions criteria.

Priority for admission is given to children living within the designated area, but consideration will also be given to children outside the designated area if there is sufficient accommodation within the school. The current admission number is 15.


Open mornings for prospective new parents for admission in September 2021

We will be scheduling open mornings during the Autumn Term to enable prospective new parents to look around the school before applying for school places for Sep 2021. Please call the office if you would like to book a place.