Statutory notice for the proposed change of age range at Punnetts Town Community Primary School

Closed 2 Jun 2023

Opened 5 May 2023


Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 19 (1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (as amended) and the School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013 that East Sussex County Council, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes BN7 1UE is proposing to make a prescribed alteration to Punnetts Town Community Primary School, Battle Road, Punnetts Town, East Sussex TN21 9DE by lowering its age range from 4-11 to 2-11 with effect from 1 September 2023. 

Punnetts Town Community Primary School is a Community School.

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 there will continue to be nursery provision to support the local area and offer high quality early education delivered by experienced and well-trained staff across the Early Years Foundation Stage.

East Sussex County Council will implement the proposal.

This notice is an extract of the complete proposal. The complete proposal can be viewed using the link below.  Alternatively, you can request a printed copy of the complete proposal from the address below. 

Within four weeks from the date of publication of this proposal, any person may object to, or make comment upon the proposal, by sending their representations to: Alison Jeffery, Director of Children’s Services (FAO: Jane Spice, Early Years Funding Manager) East Sussex County Council, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes BN7 1UE, or by emailing:


Alison Jeffery     

Director of Children’s Services,

East Sussex County Council

Date: 5 May 2023


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 proposal.


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