Statutory Notice for the proposed change of age range at Cradle Hill Community Primary School

Closed 11 Nov 2021

Opened 15 Oct 2021


Notice is hereby given that East Sussex County Council, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes BN7 1UE is proposing to make an alteration to Cradle Hill Community Primary School, Lexden Rd, Seaford BN25 3BA, by lowering its age range from 4-11 to 2-11 with effect from 1 April 2022. 

Cradle Hill Community Primary School is a local authority maintained community school.

The governing board of Cradle Hill Community Primary School wishes to lower the school’s age range from 4-11 to 2-11 to provide nursery provision on the school site. The aim of the proposal is to integrate, fully, nursery provision into the Early Years Foundation Stage within the school. The governing board wishes to ensure that the school supports the local area by offering high quality early education delivered by experienced and well-trained staff across the Early Years Foundation Stage.  The aim is to build on the work already done by the school to secure good outcomes for all children in the future.

East Sussex County Council will implement the proposal.

The notice is an extract from the complete proposal which is available to download in the 'Related' section at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively, you can request a printed copy of the complete proposal from the address below or by emailing

Within four weeks from the date of publication of this proposal, any person may object to, or comment on the proposal, by sending their representations to: Alison Jeffery, Director of Children’s Services (FAO: Gary Langford, Place Planning Manager) East Sussex County Council, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1UE or by emailing:


Alison Jeffery
Director of Children’s Services
East Sussex County Council
Date: 15 October 2021



Explanatory Notes

East Sussex County Council will determine the statutory proposal within 2 months of the end of the representation period.  If the Council fails to determine the proposal within this time, it will pass all relevant material to the Schools Adjudicator who will determine the poposal.


  • Lewes


  • Anybody with an interest


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