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

Local Authority Contact Details:
West Sussex County Council Pupil Admissions Office, County Hall North, Chartway, Horsham, RH12 1XH 

Tel:  0330 222 4888
Email:  admissions.north@westsussex.gov.uk 

Year 7 Admissions for September 2022 (Transition from Primary School)

Deadline for application for secondary school places is:  Midnight - 31 October 2021

Parent/Carers will be notified by the Local Authority (West Sussex County Council) on Tuesday 1 March 2022 if their child/children have been successful in gaining a place in Year 7 at Tanbridge House School for September 2022 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. We ask that all THS Admission Forms are returned to school by no later than Friday 18 March 2022.

All children who are successful in gaining a place in Year 7 at Tanbridge House will be invited to attend our Induction Day on 6 July 2022.

For any Transition enquiries please email transitions@ths.uk.net

Further Information

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 our Welcome Booklet for new parents.

For any School Admission enquiries please email schooladmissions@ths.uk.net

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.


Summary of Admission Processes

Application process   

How parents can apply through their local authority

Selection criteria 

Over-subscription criteria 

School’s admissions number (PAN) – 300

Admissions arrangements for disabled students