Statutory notice for the proposed specialist facility at Denton Community Primary School

Closed 18 May 2023

Opened 21 Apr 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 establish Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision in a designated specialist facility on the site of Denton Community Primary School, Acacia Road, Newhaven, BN9 0QJ, with effect from 1 September 2023.

Denton Community Primary School is a one form entry primary school with a Published Admission Number (PAN) of 30 and capacity for 210 pupils.  It is proposed that the specialist facility would accommodate up to eight pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

East Sussex County Council will implement the proposals.

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: Gary Langford, Senior Manager, School Organisation and Admissions), 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: 21 April 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.


  • Lewes


  • Anybody with an interest


  • Schools and school admissions