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Our Values


Our current pupil admission numbers (PAN) for Year 7 is 300 students per year. We realise that demand for places at Shoreham Academy is high and we want to respond to local need, recognising our belief that the best school a student can attend is the one they can walk to. 

To find out more about how to apply for a school place at Shoreham Academy please Contact West Sussex Admissions: https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/education-children-and-families/schools-and-colleges/school-places/

Admissions for places at Shoreham Academy for prospective students joining years 7 - 11 are co-ordinated by the West Sussex Admissions Department. For information on how to apply please see the West Sussex County Council website.

The deadline for applying for Year 7 places at Shoreham Academy for September 2025 is October 31st 2024 (11.59pm). All enquiries should be directed to the Admissions Department who can be contacted on 0845 075 1007 or by email at admissions.south@westsussex.gov.uk Our Year 5/6 Open Evening is on Thursday 26th September 2024. For details on our Open Evening and Open mornings Click Here 


Secondary School place offers for this academic year were sent by WSCC on Friday 1 March 2024


Prospective Sixth Form students and their parents for September 2025 are invited to attend an open evening on (Thurs 7th Nov 2024) at 6.00 pm. Applications to join the Sixth Form should be sent direct to Shoreham Academy and can be submitted at any time during the academic year.

Our open evenings give prospective students and parents the opportunity to meet the Principal and find out what Shoreham Academy can offer them. Parents seeking a place for their child during the academic year are warmly encouraged to contact the school to arrange a guided tour.

There are 300 available places in all lower school years. All places at the Academy are free and open to children of all abilities and from all backgrounds. The prospectuses for both Shoreham Academy and Shoreham Academy Sixth Form, which give further information, can be downloaded via the links on this page

School catchment areas can and do overlap and it does not preclude anyone from applying for any school. Please see admissions criteria on West Sussex admissions page for how places are allocated.


Appeals for school places at Shoreham Academy

These are managed by West Sussex County Council and details can be found here:

Make an admissions appeal - West Sussex County Council


Further Information

Shoreham Academy Admissions Policy for September 2025 Admissions 

Shoreham Academy Admissions Policy for September 2024 Admissions

Shoreham Academy Catchment Area Map

Shoreham Academy Prospectus

WSCC Pupil Admissions Team Leaflet