Welcome to Battle Abbey School

Upcoming Open Days

Senior Open Day Saturday 5th March 2022 10.30am – 12.30pm. Places strictly limited! Please book your place here 

Prep and Nursery Open Day Saturday March 12th 2022 10.00am – 12.00 noon. Please book your place by emailing the Prep School on prep@battleabbeyschool.com

Sixth Form Open Evening October 2022 TBC, 6.30pm – 8.00pm. Please pre-register for the Sixth Form Open Evening by emailing the School on registrar@battleabbeyschool.com

“Battle Abbey School, an independent School in East Sussex, is extraordinarily special. A glimpse through its enchanting gatehouse tells you that you are not only in a historically significant place, but also in a school that has an incomparable character. Battle Abbey’s ideal size, wonderful pastoral care, impressive facilities, continuity of education from Nursery to Sixth Form and holistic approach allied to its warm, good humoured and highly supportive working environment make for a very inclusive and unique educational establishment. The School manages to blend traditional values to new, innovative thinking in teaching and learning whilst still providing a wide range of extra-curricular activities and many opportunities to support and serve the local and wider community. It has a proven track record in many curriculum areas and has developed an enviable reputation for adding value academically in a mixed ability setting. Just under 50% of our Sixth Form leavers go on to Oxford, Cambridge or Russell Group Universities.

Battle Abbey’s ethos is highly distinctive and focuses on nurturing a close-knit family atmosphere, encouraging active participation from its students, promoting an international perspective through its boarders and encouraging self-respect, self-confidence and compassion for the needs of others. It is the sort of school where students settle very quickly and contribute willingly and positively whilst developing a genuine pride in their school and a real passion for their learning.

I very much hope that this website gives you at least a flavour of our School and I would urge you to come and visit us if you can and meet our engaging and talented students and staff”.

David Clark – BA, M Phil (Cantab) Battle Abbey School Headmaster

Watch an introduction to Battle Abbey School on the School’s YouTube channel

Watch our new School video on Battle Abbey School’s You Tube Channel

Watch Key Stage 3 pupils talk about life at Battle Abbey School

Take a 3D Tour of the Abbey

If you have any questions about our independent School in East Sussex please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Battle Abbey at a Glance Sept 2021

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our parents say

Battle Abbey School number one in Kent and Sussex!
Battle Abbey School is delighted to announce that, according to the latest Government produced league table reported on the BBC, Battle Abbey School is ranked as the top secondary school in East Sussex, West Sussex and Kent for pupil progress and achievement at A Level. In real terms, the figures indicate how much progress students who studied A Levels at schools and colleges made between completing their GCSEs and the end of their A Level studies, compared to similar students across England. Overall for the progress scores Battle Abbey School was ranked first in the whole of Sussex and Kent and came in at number 26th nationally out of nearly 4500 schools.

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“21st century education in a historic setting!”