Future Adur Schools Team

Future Adur Schools Team is a group of parents, representing over 500 local parents concerned about local school capacity meeting rising demand.

We campaign for safe and appropriate provision of school places, and better long-term planning.

We do this by raising awareness of the issue, sharing useful information, conducting research, and lobbying the powers that be to work together better with each other and parents.

The parents have worked hard to:
– conduct surveys on drift (propensity of those moving into the area to continue/start a family)
– identify school need arising from large developments
– understanding the WSCC process of expanding existing school or building new
– ascertaining developers contributions (106 monies) to education infrastructure
– seeking FOI’s to understand the education monies contributed from existing developments, and future council capacity plans.
– successfully sought the ring-fencing of funds for Swiss Gardens primary school, Shoreham
– shared our experiences across all media, assisting parents to lobby where needed

Latest Articles

Sir Robert Woodard Academy, A Parents View

Sir Robert Woodard Academy, A Parents View

Posted on 27th September 2018 by fast_admin

Silver linings at Sir Robert Woodard Academy by Sue Smith As we return to the school application process for our second child, I wanted to share the experience we had with our first child, in the hope that it may help others feel less anxious....

School Places @ Adur County Local Committee Meeting, 21st June

School Places @ Adur County Local Committee Meeting, 21st June

Posted on 15th June 2018 by fast_admin

On 7th June, FAST held an information meeting for parents about the massive increase in demand on Adur secondary places that is coming over the next few years. WSCC councillors and exec refused to come to our meeting, citing their belief...

BBC South cover FAST 7th June 2018 event

BBC South cover FAST 7th June 2018 event

Posted on 11th June 2018 by Alastair Reid

BBC South presenter Briony Leyland, spent the day with us talking to parents and decision makers, and filming our event. Watch the full evening bulletin by clicking below.

June 2018 Public Meet Presentation

June 2018 Public Meet Presentation

Posted on 11th June 2018 by fast_admin



Secondary School Shortage Spotlight – Public Meeting 7th June, 8pm Shoreham

Secondary School Shortage Spotlight – Public Meeting 7th June, 8pm Shoreham

Posted on 6th June 2018 by fast_admin

                    On Thursday 7th June at 8pm at Shoreham Community Centre – Future Adur School’s Team (FAST) will host a public meeting prepared by parents for parents. This...

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