Traffic information

Please be aware that St Helen’s Road will close to traffic from 7am on Monday, October 9 and is scheduled to reopen at 5pm on Friday, December 1. The closure will be in place 24 hours a day during this time, with a diversion in place via Elphinstone Road, The Ridge, Junction Road and Sedlescombe Road North in both directions. Further information can be found on the East Sussex Highways website.


Chaplaincy and Assemblies

The Academy assemblies are run weekly; they are linked to the themes of the week and are led by the Senior Leadership Team, Heads of House, Church Schools Co-ordinator and local Vicars.

Our Chaplains

This year the academy has introduced an incumbent programme of chaplains; these chaplains work in parishes in the local community.

We would like to introduce you to two of our Chaplains.

Father David Hill

Parish: St John the Evangelist - Upper St Leonards

Degree: Theology

Previous Jobs: Carpet salesman, barman, missionary in Africa, army chaplain, head of RE in a secondary school

Currently: Parish Priest


Luke Dean

Parish: St John’s Hollington, St Peter and St Paul

Degree: Surveying and Mapping Sciences

Previous Jobs: worked in an inspection department in space and defence, delivery driver, land and hydrographic surveyor, software engineer, systems analyst, survey trainee 

Currently: Vicar and Ark William Parker School Governor