Head Master, Richard Cairns and Assistant Heads, Ken Grocott and Jane Hamblett-Jahn will be hosting a formal dinner, 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.Read more >>
We are delighted that year's OB Kuala Lumpur 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.Read more >>
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 prospectus and additional information or attend one of our open mornings please complete the Online Enquiries Form or contact the Admissions team on firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone: 01273 704343 (Pre-Prep and Prep Schools), 01273 704201 (Lower School, Senior School and Sixth Form)...Read more >>
Brighton College invite you to join them on Christmas Eve in the Scott’s Cafe at 10.30pm for a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie before the beautiful candle lit service in the College Chapel at 11pm.Read more >>
Head Master Richard Cairns
Semi-Toned, an acapella group set up by Old Brightonian Eddie Henley (Ha. 2005-10) at Exeter University in 2010, won the final of Gareth Malone’s The Choir: Best in Britain on BBC2 this week. The group have been enjoying considerable success in recent years: in April 2015, they became national champions having won the Voice Festival UK, and they have toured extensively across the UK and the USA.
I am writing to inform you that I will be stepping down as chairman of the Board of Governors of Brighton College at the end of this Michaelmas term. I will have been in office for thirteen years. During this period, it has been my great good fortune to see Brighton College rise, both in pupil numbers and in their achievements, to the position of one of the outstanding schools in the land.
We are absolutely delighted to have been able to catch up with so many of our very missed OBs studying in London at our annual OB London Universities Dinner, which took place last Friday. Joined by a few favourites from the Common Room and our newest team member, Veronika, we returned to the Emin Room at the 34 Mayfair in London. It was a fantastic evening and we are very much looking forward to seeing them all again soon.
The 2014/2015 Fourth Form pupils and their families were each assigned one name from the Roll of Honour as part of our Lest We Forget Project. Their task was to discover all they could: where each was born, where he lived, when he was at Brighton College, and how and where he died.
I am happy to share the exciting news that my new novel, “The Keller Papers,” is being published by John Hunt Publishing in the UK. It will be available on Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, Waterstones.com (in the UK) and also on Kindle and Nook. You may also purchase through traditional chain booksellers Barnes & Noble, Folletts (UK), Blackwells (UK), Waterstones (UK), and many other retailers through intermediaries such Overdrive, and other local independent book sellers though sales channels on Indiebound in the US and Hive in UK.
You may remember that last time we delved into the wonders of the Brighton College minute book, the Council (now the Board of Governors) decided they would persuade Phoenix to pay for Anti-Aircraft and Bombardment Insurance for the College. This was on the 5th October 1916; this week we discover what happened during the following council meeting on the 7th December. Unfortunately, the council’s persuasive skills were not quite up to scratch. Phoenix ‘refused to bear any part of the cost’, but agreed to put £42 pounds as loan towards the total of £76, as was the previous agreement.
Dear Old Brightonians,
I am very sorry to be writing to let you know that Dr Joanna Seldon died on Tuesday 6 December after a long illness that she faced with much dignity and courage. She died peacefully, surrounded by her family, who have supported her throughout with great love.
Having started all Bloomberg Hong Kong Scottish's games in the premiership this season and following some great performances Marcus made his debut on the left wing for Hong Kong's National Team against Zimbabwe on 15th November 2016. Hong Kong ran out winners 34-11.
We have made a special short feature film to celebrate hosting the England Rugby team last month. It also highlights the philosophy of the Brighton College Rugby Club, which is going from strength to strength at the moment. Record numbers of boys are opting to play the sport and the A teams are excelling nationally. I truly believe that Rugby Union at any level can help boys to fulfil their potential in life.
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.
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