Chyngton Primary School - Schools

Millberg Road
East Sussex
BN25 3ST

phone 01323 893281


Chyngton is a happy, thriving and high achieving school located in the east of Seaford, near to Friston Forest and the Seven Sisters Country Park.

We believe that all children should have access to a stimulating and creative curriculum within a warm and positive environment in which confidence and self esteem can flourish. We try hard to enable every child to do their best and to feel proud of themselves and their achievements.

We are fortunate to have very good teaching and learning resources and an attractive school building. Outside resources include a large playground, a school field surrounded by large trees, two adventure play areas, games courts and a swimming pool

Our school has an artsmarkGOLD award in recognition of creative and expressive work and an Activemark award for the quality of physical activity and school sport. Chyngton is the only East Sussex school with a NAACE mark for the outstanding quality of ICT work.
In 2002, the school received a School Achievement Award to recognise the excellent achievements of the pupils.

We welcome visits to the school - just phone the school office for an appointment.

Comments from the most recent Ofsted Inspection Report:-
Chyngton is a very good school. The leadership provided by the headteacher, key staff, and the governing body, is outstanding. This together with the high quality of teaching provided, and excellent climate for learning, ensures most pupils learn very well and make good progress in all aspects of their education. The school is very effective and provides good value for money.
What the school does well
* Very good teaching reflects high expectations and provides lively, interesting lessons.
* Great effort is made by the senior management and staff of the school to use all available information about pupils' achievements to help them improve.
* Relationships between teachers and pupils are very good and contribute to children's enjoyment of learning, their hard work, and most very good behaviour.
* Pupils' personal development is very good and they have very good attitudes to learning. This makes a powerful contribution to the good progress they make.
* The school makes very good provision for pupils' social, cultural and more education.

-All lessons observed during the inspection were satisfactory or better with 48% being judged very good or excellent.
-Pupils learning was judged to be at a satisfactory level in all the lessons seen, and in more than 80% was judged to be good or very good. Overall, pupils learn very well.

How well the school cares for its pupils; this is a strength of the school. The staff take great care to know their pupil's strengths and weaknesses, to ensure they are happy, and to make the best progress they can.


Other towns in the area
Bexhill-on-Sea, Eastbourne, Lewes, Newhaven, Peacehaven and Seaford.
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Seaford's Weather
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