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We are delighted that you are interested in applying for a place for your child. 

DCAT, as the admissions authority, is responsible for all admissions to the school.  These arrangements and admission criteria are reviewed annually.

The Governors’ admissions arrangements is available to download below.

Moving to our School

Do contact the school on 01243 783709 if you would like to enquire about a place or if you would like your child to be put on a waiting list.

Applying for a place

For the West Sussex online application process please go to

Admissions South, Bridge House, Floor 3, Barrington Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN12 4FP


You have the right to appeal against a decision not to offer your child a place at your preferred school and to place them on a waiting list.  Guidance about the appeals process can be found on the West Sussex website


Q.  Do I have to go to church or fill in a church form?

A.  No.  If we have a place then we will offer it to you.  Only if we are oversubscribed does being a “regular worshipper” affect your chances of getting a place and then a 'supplementary form' will have to be completed by you and your Priest/Christian Minister.

Q.  The Local Authority Admissions Office say that St Joseph's CE Junior School  may not have a place

A.  Please check with the school.  We can tell you if we have places or not.

Any other questions?  Please contact the school office.

St Joseph's

Welcome to St Joseph's Infant School and St Joseph's CE Junior School