Sir Henry Fermor Church of England Primary School

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Sir Henry Fermor

Church of England Primary School

Tel: 01892 652405

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Welcome to Sir Henry Fermor CE Primary School!


How to join our school


Please visit our FAQ page and we may have answered your queries, if not please contact us 01892 652405 or


At Sir Henry Fermor CE Primary School we know how important it is for you to choose the right school for your child. We welcome visits and we look forward to welcoming you at any time to enable you to see teaching and learning - and experience the atmosphere of our school on a normal day. To book a visit to the school, please contact the school office on 01892 652405/ and an appointment for a tour with our Headteacher Mrs Strand will be booked for you.

Even after the Reception Year admissions deadline, you are very welcome to visit our school and we can guide you through making a late application.  


Tour of the School:

We offer a tour of the school every Tuesday from 11.00am.  If you would like to attend a tour please email the office and will will book a place for you. If you cannot make this time, please contact the office to book a time more convenient for you. 

Open Dates:

Thursday 14th October 1.30pm.

Thursday 14th October 6.00pm tour and talk.

Tuesday 9th November 1.30pm. 

Thursday 9th December 1.30pm.  

Thursday 9th December 6.00pm tour and talk.

Thursday 6th January 2022 1.30pm. 

These are different to our tours, as they will be an extended opportunity for you and your child to experience the Early Years Foundation Stage and be hands on with the activities on offer.  Full details can be found here. Please email the office to book one of these sessions as there are limited numbers.

EYFS Open Event Presentation

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If you didn't manage to make it to one of our Open Events, please watch the above presentation from the 6th January 2022.

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.


For further information please visit the website.


Parents should apply online for a place in Reception year at before the closing date.


For in-year places, you can apply directly to our school. We will then notify East Sussex Local Authority on your behalf.



If you have not been offered a place at Sir Henry Fermor School, the law entitles you to appeal against the decision to an Independent Appeal Panel. This panel is completely independent of the school and Local Authority. Appeals are now being held remotely via video link. The school will make suitable arrangements for any appellants without access to the necessary technology.


If you wish to appeal, please notify the Tenax Schools Trust (which is the Admissions Authority for the school) via and further details will be provided.


Please click here for more information.

If you have any admission queries please telephone the school on 01892 652405 and speak to Miss Nadine Barnden, our Admissions Officer, or email us at and we will be happy to help.