ST THOMAS A BECKET CATHOLIC INFANT SCHOOL
St Thomas a Becket is a Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Infant School for boys and girls aged 4 + to 7. Being the only Catholic School in the Eastbourne area, children travel in from Hailsham, Pevensey, Polegate and Langney. It has about 180 pupils on roll and the children are taught in single age group classes. The school is of the semi-open plan type. The agreed admission number is 60.
Both the Infant and Junior School share the same site. These buildings were erected in 1973 and 1974 respectively to replace St Joseph’s R.C. Primary School in Whitley Road, Eastbourne.
St Thomas a Becket Catholic Nursery is a private Nursery, which was founded in 1999 and is situated on the school site. It is considered to be the foundation to the school.