Brighton College Today

Sunday Times Top 100 Schools table 2012-13

The Sunday Times has published its latest table of the UK's Top 400 schools and I thought you would be interested to see the attached extract. The table places Brighton College as the second highest performing co-educational school in Britain, the fifth highest performing boarding school in the country and the only school in Britain to have improved its academic performance every single year for six years. It also places the College above many of the country's most selective schools. Brighton is the only Sussex school in the Top 100.

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James Chisholm (D. U6th) named 'Player of the Month' by Rugby World

Congratulations to James Chisholm, (U6th, Durnford), who has been named Canterbury 'Player of the Month' in the December issue of the highly influential magazine, Rugby World. James, who captains the 1st XV, is also the England U18 No 8.

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REPORT & VIDEO: Congratulations to the College 1st XV

After a superb start to the season, winning five of their opening six matches, Brighton's 1st XV has been named national Team of the Month.

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Entrepreneurship Day 2012 - The competition hots up!

Inspirational, driven, passionate – all words that spring to mind to describe the speakers, judges and advisors involved in the L6 Entrepreneurship Day. Firstly, we met the judges, successful Old Brightonians, Aidan Bowen (L. 1983-87), Robin St Clair Jones (D. 1973-77) and Rob Little (A. 1980-87).

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Old Brightonians return to the College to meet the Oxbridge hopefuls

Fourteen current and recently graduated Oxbridge Old Brightonians came back to the College on Thursday evening to talk to our current Oxbridge hopefuls.

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Richard Cairns: England’s Headmaster of the Year 2012

I am delighted to inform you that the Head Master has been awarded the title of England's Headmaster of the Year at a ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel in London last night, sponsored by Tatler magazine.

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Diamond Jubilee Pavilion Celebrations

Once again the sun shone on the Diamond Jubilee Pavilion as the Head Master welcomed some 100 donors and supporters of the project to enjoy an afternoon of sport, on Saturday 8th September, at the recently re-named Jubilee Ground. Some had not visited the ground at East Brighton Park for many years – 72 years in the case of Old Brightonian Richard Batt (H 1936-40), who joined the College shortly after the school acquired the playing fields in 1926. Others were more recent and frequent spectators, being current parents at the school, and some admitted that their donations were made from 'enlightened self-interest' as they celebrated the fact that the Diamond Jubilee Pavilion would afford some welcome shelter from the elements on rather less glorious days!

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Brighton College in Tatler Schools Guide

Tatler magazine's influential annual guide to the top prep and public schools in the UK is published this week.

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A record set of results in 2012!

Not to be outdone by the record-breaking Upper Sixth, our GCSE candidates have also enjoyed a record set of results. More than 90% of grades were at A* or A (those grades demanded by leading universities) and, astonishingly, the most common grade of all was an A*.

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Record A-level Results 2012

Record results at A-level as 100 Sixth Formers get at least three A grades.

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Welcome to Brighton College Leavers of 2012

A warm welcome to our newest members of the Old Brightonians, our leavers of 2012

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Two Brighton College buildings receive prestigious RIBA architectural awards

Both the Simon Smith Building and the Skidelsky Building last week won highly prestigious awards from The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for architectural excellence. At their annual awards ceremony, each of the College's most recent buildings won the RIBA's South East Downland regional award for outstanding architecture. Ten awards were made in total out of 179 submissions.

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Ian Headley wins Hong Kong Competition

Many congratulations to Ian Headley (U6th, Abraham) who has been selected by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London as one of five UK students to enrol on an all-expenses-paid summer school course in Hong Kong this summer.

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Brighton College pupil exhibits at the Royal Academy

Noah Makower (L5th, School House) has had his talent as an artist recognised by the Royal Academy: one of his paintings, titled 'Pastoral Scene', has been accepted into this year's Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.

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Speech by the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, at Brighton College

The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, visited Brighton College earlier this month and spoke at our education conference.

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