School Life

School Day

Monday to Thursday:  08:50am - 15:00pm

Friday: 08:50am - 14:30pm


All students will be expected to wear full school uniform. The uniform is as follows:

  • Navy Blue Polo Shirt (NH logo)
  • Navy Blue Jumper/Sweatshirt (NH logo)
  • Black Trousers/Skirt
  • Black Shoes

Our uniform provider is If you have any questions/concerns about the uniform please contact us on the main school number 01323 619000 (option 4).

School Meals

We have school meals provided by Chartwells. We are a nut-free school and ask students not to bring nuts/nut products into school.


We use +Pay via ParentMail – an online payment service which allows you to pay for school items quickly and easily on your smartphone, tablet or computer, via the My Ed App.

My Ed is a free parent App that gives you a multitude of communication and information features to stay in touch with what is going on at school. The app gives you direct access to your child's attendance, absence records, and much, much more. You will also see that we update and change the information in the app as the school year moves along. The My Ed app is available for both Apple iOS and Android devices and can be found using the links below: Step 1- Go to your App Store Step 2- Search for My Ed Step 3- Download the free App Or, you can click on these links to go directly to your App Store: Apple iOS App Store or Google Android App

Once you have installed and opened My Ed, search for New Horizons school and follow the simple instructions to identify yourself. To access +Pay, within MyEd App, click on ‘My Students’ tab > Payments icon and follow the instructions to successfully connect to your child(ren).

Make Payments Using the MyEd App (



If your require support with transport to and from school please contact the East Sussex County Council Admissions and Transport team on...

 Email: Admissions and Transport team
Phone: 0300 330 9472 (10am to 3pm)


Term Dates

For academy term dates please find our 2023-2024 calendar below.


Please note there is a change of INSET Day Dates. The INSET on Monday 11th March will now be Monday the 22nd of April 2024


Page Downloads Date  
School calendar 2023-2024 11th Jul 2023 Download
NHS Forest School Handbook 18th Mar 2021 Download