Our Lady of Lourdes,
Rottingdean and St. Patrick's, Woodingdean
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The Parish is served by two schools.
Primary school children (ages 4-11) attend Our Lady of Lourdes School in Rottingdean.
Secondary school children (ages 11+) attend Cardinal Newman school in Hove.
Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School
Our Lady of Lourdes School was opened in 1969 to cater for children in the Rottingdean area who would otherwise have had to travel to Brighton to attend a Catholic school. At present it has just over two hundred mainly Catholic children aged between four and eleven years of age who come from Rottingdean, Woodingdean, Ovingdean, Saltdean, Telscombe Cliffs and Peacehaven. The School is located opposite the Green in Rottingdean, Brighton.
You can reach the Our Lady of Lourdes School website at
Cardinal Newman Secondary School
Cardinal Newman Catholic is much larger than most other schools. It takes boys and girls from a wide area of Brighton and Hove. About three quarters are Roman Catholic, and the rest are from other Christian backgrounds. The school is a Voluntary Aided Comprehensive with an age range of 11 to 18 with approximately 1990 students.
Cardinal Newman School,
The Upper Drive,
East Sussex BN3 6ND
Telephone : 01273 558551
Fax : 01273 508778
You can reach the Cardinal Newman School website at