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Mrs Sarah Timlin


The school was inspected by OFSTED on Wednesday 4th May 2016.  Please find the report below. 


Hankham Primary School OFSTED Report.pdf


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I wish you a very warm welcome to Hankham Primary School's website. 

Hankham Primary School is situated in a delightful rural setting close to Eastbourne and Hailsham.  The school caters for children aged 4 to 11 years of age and currently has 146 pupils on roll. It was opened in 1879 and throughout its long history the school has preserved the best traditions of a small village primary school whilst providing a carefully planned curriculum essential to the ever-changing needs of today's children.

Hankham Primary School consists of five mixed year group classes. As well as five classrooms, the school has a large purpose-built hall and a good-sized library. The school also has a playground, a large playing field, an enclosed pond area and clear views of the South Downs.  Moreover, the Foundation Stage classroom leads out onto a stimulating outdoor learning area. 

If you are interested in Hankham Primary School for your child, I would be very happy to show you around so you can see the school in action.  Please contact Mrs Sue Ripley in the school office to arrange your visit.  

Contact us

Hankham Primary School

Hankham Road,


East Sussex   BN24 5AY

Tel: 01323 763265


Headteacher: Mrs S. Timlin

Business Manager: Mrs Sue Ripley

Chair of Governors: Mrs C. Couch

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator: Mrs K. Maskell

Designated Teacher for looked after children: Mrs K. Maskell

Designated Child Protection teachers: Mrs A. Bassett & Mrs K. Maskell