Brighton College Hong Kong Dinner 2016

Brighton College Hong Kong Dinner 2016


Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong, Saturday 10th December 2016, 7pm Head Master, Richard Cairns and Assistant Heads, Ken Grocott and Jane Hamblett-Jahn will be hosting a formal dinner on Saturday10th December 2016, bringing together the school's friends, alumni, parents and pupils in Hong Kong and the surrounding areas. Last year's dinner was a huge success, and the dinner will now be an annual event in the school calendar. Our events in Hong Kong…

OB Kuala Lumpar Dinner, Tuesday 13th December 2016

OB Kuala Lumpar Dinner, Tuesday 13th December 2016


We are delighted that year's OB Kuala Lumpar Dinner is to be hosted by Head Master, Richard Cairns and attended by Simon Smith (BC Common Room 1973-2011). The evening is a special occasion to bring together the alumni of Brighton College living in Malaysia and the surrounding areas.

Forthcoming Open Morning Dates

Forthcoming Open Morning Dates


College Open Mornings (11+, 13+, 16+): Saturday 24th September 9.30am - 12.30pm; Pre-Prep and Prep (3+ to 10+): Saturday 8th October 2016 9.00am - 1.00pm - If you would like to receive our current prospectus and additional information or attend one of our open mornings please complete the Online Enquiries Form or contact a member of the Admissions team on or by telephone: 01273 704343 (Pre-Prep and Prep Schools), 01273 704201 (Lower School, Senior…


Remembering the 149 - OBs in The Great War

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"100 years on from the outbreak of that terrible war, I want to create a visible memorial to the sacrifice and suffering of the 149 Old Brightonians who never returned to this place. In so doing, I hope we will provide every pupil here with a daily reminder of how very lucky we are."


Head Master Richard Cairns



  • John Blake’s first book  The Sea Chart, with a foreword by HRH the Duke of York, was published in 2004 by Conway Maritime and was short listed for the British Book Awards in three categories and for the Mountbatten History prize. A Second Edition of The Sea Chart was published in hard back in March 2016 by Bloomsbury with a foreword by Sir Ben Ainslie CBE, an additional 55 pages and 44 more illustrations of early sea charts and maps and a new cover.

  • Brighton College pupils achieved more than 500 A* and As at ‘A’ level, securing some of the best results in the country:


    • 96.6% grades A*B
    • 78.4% graded A*A (110 out of 200 got all A*s and As)
    • 110 pupils scored A*s and As in all their subjects
    • 28 pupils got AT LEAST A*A*A* (14 got four A*s)


  • The Entrepreneurship Programme has been running at the College with great success for a number of years. We have been delighted with the support that many alumni have lent to the programme and so we thought it would be interesting to have a look at how many alumni are currently involved in a business venture of their own, or are planning to be in the future. We have therefore put together a quick survey and would be grateful if you could take a few minutes to answer some of our questions.

  • A warm welcome to our newest members of the Old Brightonians; our leavers of 2016.


    On Thursday 30th June we celebrated at the College with a service for our leavers, and after the traditional leavers photographs on the lawn the College then celebrated with a Graduation Ceremony for Upper 6th Leavers.

  • We are delighted to welcome the leavers of Brighton College Abu Dhabi to the Old Brightonians this year.

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When did you last visit Brighton College?

If you are planning a visit to Brighton and would like a tour of the College and your old House, it is much better to contact us first so that we can be prepared for your arrival and have the time to show you around properly.


We are always delighted to see OBs back at the College but it can be disappointing for both you and us if we cannot allocate enough time to your visit due to other commitments. These days we are governed by strict health and safety laws, safeguarding and security measures which mean that visitors have to be accompanied around the campus.

These rules apply as much in the holidays as in term time as the College has various commercial lettings involving large numbers of children. It is a frustrating situation for all of us when you are not able to see all that you want to, and we would appreciate your consideration in helping us make it easier for you.

Please telephone Angelina in the OB office to let us know when you would like to visit on 01273 704 226.



Alumni Relations Office:

The Development and Alumni Relations Office's primary role is to support the Head Master and Governors in realising the long-term plans of the school, by raising non-fee income, and by building a network of strong relationships among parents, staff, Old Brightonians and other friends and supporters.

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