Moulsecoomb Primary School has been designated a South Downs National Park Ambassador School in recognition of the superb outdoor learning opportunities available in it’s grounds.  ​

The school is keen that other schools in the city visit it’s unique and extensive grounds.  Amongst other features, the grounds  include;

  • A neolithic house
  • An iron age house
  • A medieval house
  • A WW2 air raid shelter
  • A raingarden
  • A world garden
  • An orchard and pond
  • A forest school area
  • A fairy tale forest
  • And chickens!

The school has prepared and resourced a menu of workshops for each feature.  Schools can book in to run activities themselves on site or book a workshop facilitator with specialist knowledge to run trips for them.

To launch their Ambassador School status, and showcase their grounds and potential activities, the school is offering 6 schools an opportunity to visit on 20 June from 10am – 2.30pm.  Schools can bring one class which will rotate around 6 led-activities.  Please share with your staff using this Launch Day Poster

To book a place for your class, please contact [email protected].


The school has good public transport links.  It is a 10 minute walk from Moulsecoomb Station and all buses to the University of Sussex stop outside the school.

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