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We are proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust



Welcome to Blackthorns Community Primary Academy! Guided by our core values of achieving ambitions, working together, delivering excellence, and nurturing potential, we are proudly part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust, a family of infant, primary, and secondary academies in Sussex. Together with the Trust, we are dedicated to creating a nurturing environment where every child can thrive. Our mission is to inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best.

Nestled in a charming village, our school boasts great facilities that provide the perfect setting for outstanding learning. With a small school feeling, our dedicated and hardworking staff are committed to ensuring every pupil experiences a fun and enriching journey of education.

At Blackthorns, we believe in nurturing the potential of each individual, fostering a sense of community, and creating a place where growth knows no bounds.

Join us on this educational journey, where we celebrate individuality, foster creativity, and create lifelong learners.


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