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New school application


Local media have been reporting the application by Schoolsworks Academy Trust to open a new academy in the housing developments north of Littlehampton. At this early stage it is simply an application and, in conjunction with the DfE and West Sussex County Council, there is still a lot of work to do. The current pressure on school places already means our school is expanding and the addition of well over 1000 new houses will mean a brand new school is needed by September 2018. Both River Beach and Rustington Primary Schools, already successful partners in the Schoolsworks Trust, will play leading roles in designing the new school, basing it on our currently very successful model. We’ll keep you posted with further updates…