Causeway School

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Causeway School
Motto Quod Sevisti Metes
Established October 1998
Headteacher Ms Liza Leung (Acting Head)
Location Larkspur Drive
East Sussex
BN23 8EJ
Coordinates: 50°48′27″N 0°17′26″E / 50.80761°N 0.29052°E / 50.80761; 0.29052
Local authority East Sussex
DfE URN 131669 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff Approx. 100
Students 650
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Houses Keller, Pankhurst, Brunel, Churchill
Colours Blue, Yellow, Green and Red.

The Causeway School is a community secondary school for children aged 11–16, located within the province of Shinewater/Langney, in Eastbourne, East Sussex. The number of pupils is around 650 (2017), with a capacity for up to 945 students.

The school was built in 1998 and its motto is "Quod Sevisti Metes", which, translated to Modern English, means, "That which you sow, so shall you reap", idiomatically "what goes around comes around".

School building[edit]

The Causeway School building is a very modern building featuring a central courtyard. The rest of the school is located around the central courtyard area. The school has a very prominent glass bridge.

World Record[edit]

The Causeway School is one of eight Eastbourne Area Secondary Schools that currently hold the Guinness World Record for the Largest Reading Lesson in Multiple Venues at 3509 participants. The event focused on reading skills using the poem 'Half-caste' by acclaimed local poet John Agard. The event took place on Wednesday 2 July 2014. Guinness World Records confirmed the attempt on Thursday 17 July 2014. *Guinness World Records.


The Causeway School has a house system in place. Each tutor is assigned a house, and the system is used for various competitions throughout the school year. The houses are as follows:

House name House Colour
Keller Blue
Pankhurst Yellow
Brunel Green
Churchill Red

All of the houses are named after famous change makers. The colours are assigned so that easier distinction between the houses can be made. The house with the most points, at the end of the school year in July wins that year's house cup. The house system is most prominent and/or noticeable and at the school Sports Day, held each year in July at Eastbourne Sports Park.

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