"EXCELLENCE THROUGH FAITH AND LEARNING"
Sacred Heart School is situated in its own extensive grounds off Old London Road, just above the picturesque
Old Town of Hastings, and is the official primary school for the Parish of St, Mary Star-of-the-Sea, Hastings.
Formerly a private school for Secondary girls, the school changed in 1964 to a Voluntary Aided Primary School to
provide primary places for the Catholic families of the parish.
The building suffered problems in the late ‘80s when the hall subsided. This was replaced by a new wing comprising hall,
library and kitchen. The building has continued to be developed – the most recent improvement being the enlargement of the
staffroom and construction of a porch over the main entrance. The grounds are also being constantly improved.
The building adjoining the school was formerly a convent, but following the departure of the Sisters in early ‘80s, it fell
into disuse during the ‘90s but has now undergone a major refurbishment as private accommodation.
Many former teachers and pupils now have their own children and grandchildren attending the school and strong links
continue to be fostered within the Parish and local community.
The school has a single form entry (30 maximum) at age 4. During the last year we have received an Outstanding