Welcome to The Cavendish School

Headteacher’s welcome

A successful school is built on the relationships that are built between staff, students and parents and I believe this is a real strength of the school. Hopefully the website will give you a feeling of who we are as a school.
Kind Regards
Peter Marchant


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Children can join our Pre-School from the age of two years.


Please click on the link to view our prospectus.

Primary Phase Parent’s Evening

Cavendish Primary and Pre-School parent/pupils are invited to Parents Evening on Tuesday 23rd May from 3:00pm - 4:00pm and Thursday 25th May from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Parents can visit class teachers in the primary hall to find out how well their child is doing. Please...
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PTA Quiz Night

On Friday 19th May Cavendish School PTA are running a Quiz night in the Primary Phase Hall from 7:00pm onwards.
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Vernissage-A Night of Art

Dear Parents, You are cordially invited to the event “Vernissage – A Night of Art” in support of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), the charity that saves lives at sea. The event is being held by four University of Brighton postgraduate International...
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DofE Practice Expedition

On Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May, pupils from Cavendish School who are participating in the Duke of Edinburgh Award have a practice expedition in Alfriston. Over the weekend, each team will have to navigate themselves around the South Downs National Park with only...
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2016 GCSE Success. Our best results ever.


of students achieved A*-C in both English and Maths.


of students achieved the prestigious English Baccalaureate.


of students achieved 5A*-C including English and Maths.


of all grades were A or A*.


of students made 3 Levels of Progress in English. The best result in Eastbourne.


of subjects exceeded national rates of progress by more than 5%.


of students made 3 Levels of Progress in Maths.


of subjects exceeded national A*- C pass grades by more than 5%.

At Cavendish School, the staff and governors are delighted to congratulate all Year 11 students for achieving another set of excellent results. 70% of our students achieved A*-C in both English & Maths which represents our best ever result for this measure and is an 11% improvement on last year. Please look at our Exams Results page for more details.