William McCorkindale (Ab.2013-15) has won a silver in the International Olympiad of Astronomy and Astrophysics in Central Java, Indonesia. This incredible achievement sees him placed 23rd in the world and the highest placed competitor in the United Kingdom (and Western Europe).
For those of you that came in to collect your results from the College in the rain this morning we hope that you have dried off, and are managing to enjoy the rest of your day. We also hope that you are enjoying the Graduation 2015 Photo Book that we put together for you. If you weren't able to come in don't worry, we will be posting them out to you. The exam office is providing us with a list of who came in, so we will post them out in the next few days. To request a copy email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alex is celebrating the birth of his new son Teddy this week, we thought we could take the momentous opportunity to catch up with Alex to look back on his time at the College and where life has taken him, so far...
Sarah Mann (Fe. 1985-87) is performing at the Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT) later this month. Having achieved her dream of becoming an actress, we caught up with Sarah to find out just where her career has taken her since leaving the College...
Dear Old Brightonians,
I bring news of terrific A-level results. By every measure, these are comfortably our best ever:
A*/A 82.7% (74.15% in 2014)
A*/B 98.1% (94.0% in 2014)
A*/C 100% (98.9% in 2014)
To give you some indication of how well the Upper Sixth has done, the A* - B percentage places Brighton ahead of where Westminster, Eton and Winchester were last year.
Ollie Phillips, Old Brightonian, rugby player and adventurer has been challenged to form a team to take on the arduous Endure 6 Skeleton Coast Expedition in November 2015 and trek 150km unsupported across the Namib desert to the Skeleton Coast, in support of The Endure Foundation.
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 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.
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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