10 Year Reunion for the Year of 2005 - 5th September 2015

10 Year Reunion for the Year of 2005 - 5th September 2015


Whether you were at Brighton for 2 years or 10, it would be nice to celebrate the time that you spent here and chat about what you've all been up to over the past decade.

Hong Kong Dinner - Saturday 12th December 2015

Hong Kong Dinner - Saturday 12th December 2015


We will be holding our Hong Kong Dinner on Saturday 12th December, more information will be sent out nearer to the time but if you're in that part of the world then save the date!

Sydney Dinner DATE CHANGE 16th December 2015

Sydney Dinner DATE CHANGE 16th December 2015


We will be holding a Sydney Dinner on Wednesday 16th December, more details to come but if you're in the area then save the date!

Forthcoming Open Morning Dates

Forthcoming Open Morning Dates


College Open Mornings (11+, 13+, 16+):  Saturday 26th September 2015 9.30am - 12.30pm; Pre-Prep and Prep (3+ to 10+): Saturday 3rd October 2015 9.00am - 1.00pm; Sixth Form: Saturday 17th October 2015 9.30am -12.30pm - 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 School and Sixth Form)...

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Remembering the 147 - 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 147 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.


To that end, the College is commissioning a sculpture of a Brighton College boy, based on a photograph of 1914. I imagine him leaving school at the end of his sixth form years, ready for the world beyond. Never to return. Beneath the sculpture will be the simple words: He Left This Place Never to Return. Be Grateful.


I hope that you can help us to realise our hopes for this project by ‘sponsoring’ one of the 147 names. I shall certainly be doing so."


Head Master Richard Cairns



  • The OB cricket team are looking for players to play in a charity cricket match for the Brighton College chaplain, Father Robert's charity Extra Cover.


    Extra Cover was set up in the wake of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami and aims to provide basic essentials such as food, clothing and clean water to twenty-four jungle school in the south of Sri Lanka.

  • OBs catch up in Sydney

    Sunday, 26 July 2015

    A few OBs caught up last week in Sydney - as captured on the beach at Manley…and re-lived a few Old Brightonian rugby moves!

    Roger Simons (Ch. 1980-85), John Gorton (Du. 1981-86) and Andrew King (Al. 1980-85)

  • Harlequins and former England centre Jordan has retired at the age of 27 because of a hip injury. He won two international caps in 2012, came through the Quins academy and made 181 appearances.

  • The OB Golf Society at the Cyril Gray Tournament (2015), Worplesdon GC, 25-27 June 2015

    Written by Adrian Wood (Al. 1971-76) Saturday, 27 June 2015

    The Cyril Gray tournament is a scratch foursomes School team event for over-50s with 32 schools playing and 6 players making up each team. Owing to there being a good chance of 36 holes having to be played on one day, it is desirable to have a squad of players. This year we went into the main event with a group of seven players, ably supported by Watson Failes who lives nearby and was able to play if needed. Watson turns out to be our secret weapon for the Super Seniors event on Saturday 27th June which requires two golfers with a combined age of 140, with both being over 65.

  • REPORT: OBs v 1st XI Cricket Match, Tuesday, 23 June 2015

    Written by Joey Appleton (Du. 1979-84) Tuesday, 23 June 2015

    The annual cricket game between the college and the Old Brightonians was played at the Home Ground on a sunny afternoon 23 June.

    The Old Brightonians welcomed into their ranks the recent leavers Ed Coombs (Ry. 2012-14), Ned Wright (Le. 2009-14), Ed Catt (Du. 1999-2014) and Josh Hayward (Ha. 2012-14).

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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.

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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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