What is it like in Lancing?
Today, the main shopping centre is South Lancing, the smaller, older shops being south of the railway, while north of the railway in North Road there are shopping parades offering a selection of independent and national retailers.
Lancing Beach Green is a large public space with direct access to the beach. A number of events take place on the Green throughout the year and it's a great place to watch the many kitesurfers that gather and enjoy the ideal conditions for their sport.
Football League club Brighton and Hove Albion train at Mash Barn Lane, Lancing. Some of Albion's fixtures in the Premier League Under 21 competition are played here. Nearby are situated semi-professional Worthing FC who play in the Isthmian League Division 1 South.
There are also three primary schools. Seaside Primary (formerly Freshbrook First School and Thornberry Middle School) is on Freshbrook Road and The Globe Primary (formerly The Willows First School and Oakfield Middle School) is on Irene Avenue. These two schools were formed in 2008-9 when each of the previous middle schools joined with the nearest of the first schools in Lancing. North Lancing Primary School has always been a first and middle school.
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Applications made after the closing date cannot be considered until all on time applications have been processed. This may mean it is not possible to offer a child a place at a local school.
Shoreham Airport, the oldest licensed airfield in the UK, opened in 1911 is in the parish.
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Lancing was visited by Oscar Wilde in the 1890s when he stayed at nearby Worthing. The working title for his masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest was Lady Lancing. Wilde's friend and lover, the poet Lord Alfred Douglas lived in nearby Brighton and died while staying at Monk's Farmhouse mentioned above. Lancing was also visited by another poet, Algernon Charles Swinburne, who stayed at The Terrace in the 1880s.
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Students may choose to study a subject instead of the daily Sports & Activities (6 hrs per week). Subjects available: Economics, English Literature, International Relations, Management, Maths GCSE. Each subject running for 3 hours per week. Supplements are payable.
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Much of the land which is residential was formerly taken up by family-run market gardening businesses growing fruit or flowers for the Brighton Market or Covent Garden in London. The largest businesses were Sparks who grew fruit such as tomatoes and Young's which produced carnations. Chrysanthemums were grown by Frank Lisher on land south of The Finches, in a house that he had built. Nash's fruit growers produced grapes under huge glass cloches that could be rolled into place on a rail track.
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Many well-known figures attended Lancing College, including novelists Tom Sharpe and Evelyn Waugh, lyricist Tim Rice and singer Peter Pears.
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Two clubs play, Lancing Lads Official and Lancing Manor Cricket Club who play at the ground at the junction of the A27 and East Grinstead Lane.
Academies take place instead of the regular afternoon Sports & Activities.
Research Projects get students involved in their own learning, allowing them to choose a project that interests them which they will research, plan, implement and evaluate, working as part of a team.
Lancing, situated between Worthing, Shoreham-by-Sea, the South Downs National Park and the sea, has a long history dating back to the Stone Age. It is reportedly the largest village in England with a population of over 19,000.
There is a full programme of lessons, sports, activities, social events and excursions, all of which are mandatory and included in the fee. See our Excursion Schedule.
The next blood doning session is on Thursday 29 September at Lancing Parish Halls.
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Saturday excursions are a full day trip and include a cultural, touristic or recreational visit to London or another place of interest such as British Museum, Buckingham Palace, London Dungeon, London Eye, London Zoo, Madam Tussauds, National Gallery, Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Thorpe Park, Tower of London or Westminster Abbey.
The fully-inclusive course fee is £1,075 per week.
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The village was a popular seaside resort in the mid-19th century, gaining favour from the gentry of the time for its secluded atmosphere. Summer tourist hallmarks are the traditional guest houses on the A259 coast road, as well as beach chair hire and ice cream businesses.
Sussex B.S. have a 'free flying display of Birds of Prey in the Jubilee Hall commencing at 7-30pm
The Academies Programme is suitable for beginners and students of low or intermediate ability.
There are 22½ hours of lessons per week (4½ hours per day) including English Skills, Enrichment and Research Project. Maximum 14 students per class. Weekly progress checks to monitor students' performance.
Welcome to Lancing Parish Council's website. Lancing is the largest village in the country, and we are always happy to welcome new residents, visitors and holidaymakers. Situated on the south coast between Brighton and Worthing, with the beautiful South Downs as our backcloth, and good rail and road links, Lancing is an easy and enjoyable place to visit.
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Our Academies Programme offers expert instruction to students looking to develop their skills, technique and confidence in certain sports and leisure activities.
In the north-east of the parish on the Downs lies Lancing College, an independent school and major landmark.
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