Statutory notice for the proposed expansion of Willingdon Community School

Closed 22 Dec 2017

Opened 24 Nov 2017


Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 19 (1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 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 enlarge Willingdon Community School, Broad Road, Lower Willingdon, Eastbourne, BN20 9QX, by 1 September 2020 to provide an additional 200 secondary school places.

Willingdon Community School has a Published Admission Number (PAN) of 200 and a permanent capacity of 1,000 places.  The proposed capacity following expansion would be 1,200 places with a PAN of 240.  The current number on roll at the school is approximately 1,003.

East Sussex County Council will implement the proposals.

This notice is an extract of the complete proposal. A copy of the complete proposal is available to download below.

Alternatively you can request a printed copy of the complete proposal from the address below or telephone 01323 466886. 

Within four weeks from the date of publication of these proposals, any person may object to, or make comment upon the proposals, by sending their representations to:  Stuart Gallimore, Director of Children’s Services (FAO: Gary Langford, Place Planning Manager), East Sussex County Council, 4th Floor St Mark’s House, 14 Upperton Road, Eastbourne BN21 1EP, or by emailing:



Stuart Gallimore
Director of Children’s Services
East Sussex County Council

Date: 24 November 2017


Explanatory Notes

East Sussex County Council aims to determine the Statutory Notice in January 2018.  If the Council fails to determine the Notice within two months of the end of the representation period it will pass all relevant material to the Schools Adjudicator who will determine the Notice.


  • Eastbourne


  • Community groups or organisations
  • Voluntary groups or organisations
  • Faith groups or organisations
  • Residents of East Sussex
  • Children
  • Councillors, MP's, MEPS
  • Anybody with an interest
  • Parents, carers or guardians


  • Schools and school admissions