Pupils throughout the Upper Sixth are receiving offers from their chosen universities at a superb rate. With some 400 offers already made, and more rolling in on a daily basis from the country's leading universities, our Upper Sixth pupils have plenty to be excited about and all their hard work is clearly paying off! Particular congratulations are due to the 29 Brighton College pupils, listed below, who have thus far received offers from Oxford and Cambridge universities – the best in the history of the school, and breaking the record set in 2013.
Some of you may perhaps know that Father Robert Easton has been absent for most of this term due to major surgery. We are thrilled that he is well on the way to recovery and wish him all the best. Sadly though this does mean that this year there is no midnight mass in the chapel on Christmas Eve.
The Hitchen dynasty is interwoven with British politics and journalism and Alexander himself is also no stranger to journalistic controversy. He was nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes for Investigative Reporting and National News Reporting for his expose of US Presidential nominee John Edwards in 2009 and is currently the Managing Editor (Pictures) at the New York Daily News.
The boys of Ryle House are aiming to raise awareness and funds for the charity Crisis, which helps the homeless.
Mia made it through to the Open Mic UK Grand Final which will now take place at the NEC in Birmingham in January! She sang "Empire State of Mind (New York)" by Alicia Keys.
NEWS (13th May 2014): Brighton College's most recent building, New House, has received a prestigious award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for architectural excellence.
Many thanks to OB John Spence (L. 1975-80) for donating the top two prizes for the pupils fundraising efforts. Three of our terrific Upper Sixth boys (Osaid Ather, Junaid Mahomed and Varadh Kalidasan) are promoting various fundraising events this week. Alongside events held in universities and colleges across the country the boys hope to raise as much as possible for orphans and other children who find themselves in need, often in war-torn parts of the world.
The stage was set, the 'dragons' were seated and the cameras were rolling. The seven finalists waited nervously for the chance to present their ideas to the judges and to the assembled L5th, U5th and L6th pupils.