Sackville School

West Sussex, United Kingdom

Location: West Sussex, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Sackville School

Sackville School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form, situated in East Grinstead, West Sussex. There are approximately 1,670 students at the school between 11-18 years. 

Sackville School was founded in 1857 and has been on its current site since 1964. 


Julian Grant  

Values and vision 

Sackville School offers all students the skills and knowledge to achieve their full potential and succeed in a modern and ever changing society. The  school encourages students to demonstrate kindness and good behaviour at all times and has a strong partnership with parents. It wants everyone to work together to give children the best possible chance of success, with the motto: “Together we achieve”. The school was awarded Unicef’s Rights Respecting Award and  students get involved in extra-curricular activities - ranging from sports clubs to community projects, at a local, national and international level.


“The behaviour of pupils is good. In the great majority of lessons, students’ behaviour is exemplary and they work very sensibly in pairs or groups and study hard. The good curriculum offers all students the chance to succeed with adapted subject options for low attainers and some students with special educational needs. Visits to a Forest School are very successful for those who find mainstream lessons difficult. Others benefit from extra time spent on English and mathematics or, in Year 10, a work-related programme. The latter reflects the school’s strong promotion of equality of opportunity and its firm anti-discrimination stance”.       

View Sackville School’s latest Ofsted report 

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Address: Lewes Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1342 410140
What people say about us

Thank you so much for your unwavering encouragement and support for my daughter over the past 7 years. It has been genuinely outstanding. I cannot speak highly enough of Sackville School.

- Parent

Sackville has created an ethos that allows every child to be valued

- Ofsted 2019

Students are very well mannered, good-humoured and very welcoming. They are loyal to, and proud of, their school

- Ofsted 2019

Leaders are commited to every pupil having a successful and happy experience of education

- Ofsted 2019

Teachers go above and beyond on a regular basis

- Ofsted 2019
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