All admissions enquiries should be directed to the Local Authority (West Sussex County Council) in the first instance, using the contact details below.

Year 7 Admissions for September 2018 (Transition from Primary School)

Deadline for application for secondary school places is: Midnight - 31 October 2017

Parent/Carers will be notified by the Local Authority (West Sussex County Council) on Thursday 1 March 2018 if their child/children have been successful in gaining a place in Year 7 at Tanbridge House School for September 2018 admission. 

Please note that applications for Appeals and Waiting Lists are dealt with by the Local Authority (WSCC).

Parents/Carers who have been notified of gaining a place at Tanbridge House will then be sent a Welcome Pack during the w/c 12 March 2018. We ask that the enclosed THS Admission Form is returned to school by 20 March 2018.

All children who are successful in gaining a place in Year 7 at Tanbridge House will be invited to attend an Induction Day on Monday 5 July 2018.

Further Information

Please refer to the West Sussex County Council (WSCC) Information for Parents Booklet (PDF) when applying for your Year 7 place. This includes oversubsciption criteria (p24) and the Horsham Community Designated Area Map (p25).

The WSCC webpage on Applying for Secondary School Places contains a great deal of useful information in addition.

For more information about Tanbridge House School please take a look at our Prospectus and Information Booklet and our Welcome Booklet for new parents.

Local Authority Contact Details:West Sussex County Council Pupil Admissions Office

County Hall North

Chartway, Horsham

RH12 1XH

Tel:  0330 222 4888



In Year Admissions

Admission enquiries and applications for school places outside the primary school transfer process should be directed in the first instance to the Local Authority (WSCC).  This includes queries regarding Appeals, Waiting Lists and Catchment Areas. Contact details can be found above.

Please see the WSCC webpage on Moving Schools for more information.


Useful Links:

Horsham Designated Area Map Horsham - North/South map