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Relocating to Sussex

There’s so much to explore in our area

Welcome to Sussex! If you are new to the area there are many interesting places to explore. Sussex has SO much history, vibrancy, a fantastic art scene and many sporting venues to discover.

We are very fortunate to be nestled in a glorious area here in Lindfield. Our village is very picturesque with lots of independent shops and pubs. The local area has fantastic transport links to Brighton and London and we have several national parks on our doorstep.

We have had many families join us who have relocated from London and further afield, we are proud of the support we are able to provide for families relocating.

From putting families in touch with local estate agents, to getting them involved in our family community to help them settle in.

Our local estate agents are:


If you’re relocating - we offer the following admissions process:

Main school children walking down the path away from Great Walstead School

Tour the school

We can do this on a Saturday if it’s more convenient for travel.

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Meet a family

Meet a local family to chat about the area and the school.

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Taster Days

Experience Taster Days for the children to get a feel for school life and meet their peers.

Hear from our Great Walstead families

What’s life like at our school? Find out from the people who know best – our wonderful pupils and their parents.


Located in Lindfield, West Sussex...

Handily, we're ideally located for excellent transport links. Only two miles from the mainline station of Haywards Heath, with its direct links to London Victoria, London Bridge and Brighton. 20 mins from East Grinstead train station. 30 mins from the M25. And 25 minutes from Gatwick airport.

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Get to know the local area

Brighton Palace Pier

Brighton Palace Pier

A charming seaside attraction with classic rides, arcade games, and stunning views.

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Wakehurst Place

Wakehurst Place

A botanical haven, with diverse gardens and woodlands.

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Haywards Heath railway station

Haywards Heath Railway Station

A vital transportation hub, it offers convenient access to London and Brighton.

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Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway

An historic steam railway in Sussex, providing a nostalgic railway experience.

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Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport

A global transportation hub near London which facilitates effortless worldwide travel.

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Ditchling Beacon

Ditchling Beacon

A scenic landmark in the South Downs, with breathtaking views, and invigorating hikes.

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Any questions?

Watch our current cohort of families and teachers share their experiences and answer some important questions.

Watch our FAQ videos

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