How the school system works

Find out about education in the UK, different types of school, the national curriculum and key learning stages.

School term and holiday dates

Check the term dates and holiday dates for community schools in the city, maintained by the council.

Starting infant, junior or primary school

When to apply for a school place, how to apply and important dates when applying.

Find schools near you

Where to get contact information for schools in your local area and what they offer.

Apply for a school place

How to apply for a place at junior, infant, primary or a secondary school in Brighton & Hove.