East Sussex Children’s Services Authority (CSA) makes arrangements for the admission of children to Castledown Primary School.

Castledown will admit a maximum of 60 children in 2 classes to the Foundation Stage classes each year.

  • A detailed description of admission arrangements is online at
  • A hard copy of the admissions booklet and application form can be obtained from the School Admissions Team, Children’s Services Department, PO Box 4, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1SG, Tel: 01273 481310.

Please click the link to access East Sussex County Council Website for school admissions.

You are welcome to contact us to find out if we have places in year groups your child is in.

Nursery Admissions

Our admissions to Nursery are administered by us. Please phone or email us through the Contact Page. Places go early, please register your child with us as they can start at 2, although we have only a few places for 2 year olds.