Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School Rottingdean, Brighton

Our school community is a place where we work together to answer God’s call to be a community of faith in Rottingdean, Brighton.

Please do not hesitate to contact the office as there are times when our classes are not full to capacity.  We welcome applications from all members of the community.

We currently have a vacancy for a Foundation Governor.  Please click here for more information.

Live, Love, Learn

Welcome to Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School Rottingdean, Brighton

Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School Rottingdean Logo

Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School is located in the historic and beautiful village of Rottingdean on the outskirts of Brighton.  We offer places for children aged 5-11 for Primary School education and pride ourselves in providing children with education and social skills, while ensuring their emotional needs are continually met.

In our recent parent survey, 100% of respondents said that

  • their child is happy at the school
  • their child feels safe at the school
  • their child is taught well at the school
  • the school is a welcoming place to visit
  • the school has a good reputation in the local community

Here are some comments from parents about our school:

“The school has an excellent reputation for care, education and discipline” – “Great reputation with excellent teachers led by a great Headmaster and Catholic faith values” – “The great sense of community is one of the things I value most, it contributes greatly to my child’s all round development.” – “Good or very good teaching staff” – “I value the family spirit, the church links, the Reception teacher’s incredible teaching, the Headteacher’s leadership, how much the parents are encouraged to get involved (workshops, craft days etc)” – “Good behaviour, fantastic teaching, wonderful staff” – “It is a very nurturing school, and every child is encouraged to fulfil their potential.” – “I value the way the children are nurtured, cared for and  believed in by the teachers and all staff” – “I value the strong sense of community, good leadership, teachers and nice peers.”

Our small classes allow each pupil to be given the care and support that they need which reflects in our Ofsted reports. View our most recent report rated as Good here:


Learning inside and outside of

The Classroom

As part of the children’s development we offer residential trips in Year 5 to Sayers Croft and Year 6 to Blackland’s Farm.

Teaching children literacy and maths are important, but we also understand that working together is a big part of the skills needed for life after education. At Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School we promote teamwork and the helping of others.

School Trip at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School Rottingdean

Pupils working at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School Rottingdean

Sports Captains at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School Rottingdean

P.E. and After School Clubs

Physical Development

Sports Day at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School Rottingdean

Our purpose is to live, love and learn as a school community in partnership with home, parishes and the wider world. We help and nourish the children’s mental and physical development with:

The children learn how to work as a team and individually during their Physical Education, providing necessary skills for post-education life.

Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School

British Values Statement

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School is a Catholic School which seeks to live out the values of Jesus Christ.

As a Catholic school we are fully committed to the values contained within the Gospels. As modern British values have evolved from a time when we were historically Christian, our Gospel values and British values are fundamentally linked and interwoven.  In 2011, the government defined British Values as democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs. 

We proudly promote these same values through our curriculum as a Catholic school as represented in our mission statement. This recognises every pupil is unique and created in the image of God. (Genesis 1:27) Our framework for understanding British Values draws on the example of Jesus and his welcome and inclusion of all, which is the basis of Catholic Social Teaching.

School Office

Contact Us

If you would like to find out more to enroll your child or if you have a general query please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School, The Green, Rottingdean, BN2 7HA.

Tel: 01273 306980
Fax: 01273 308809
Email: [email protected]

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children and we expect all staff, parents and carers to share this commitment.

Healthy Schools Brighton and Hove
The Basic Skills Agency

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