At the end of this term, Elizabeth Cody will be stepping down as the Housemistress of Chichester House after 21 years. In true Chichester House style, our Chichester OB girls made sure that Elizabeth could (virtually!) celebrate the end of an era.
As part of the College’s BrightonUp lecture and seminar programme, twenty OBs from universities across the country tuned in to offer some invaluable advice for our current Sixth Formers.
Mark Davis, Head of Cricket at the College, reached out to cricketers all over the world to send some encouraging messages of support to our pupils during lockdown.
Thanks to the generosity and enthusiasm of Old Brightonian Philip Mitchell (Ha. 1960-65), the College has successfully relaunched the Leonardo Cup this year, decades after its last appearance.
This year’s Professions Conference kicked off with nine different panel sessions, catering for a broad range of sectors specifically hosted for the Lower Sixth Form. Pupils had the chance to join in with discussions from a diverse range of sectors, such as law, medicine, finance, architecture and the arts.
On Thursday 9 January 2020, we were delighted to welcome The Right Honourable Sir Nicholas Soames to officially open the School of Science and Sport. Designed by Ellen van Loon of OMA, our newest building is designed to seamlessly link sports and science and overlooks the Home Ground at the north end of the campus.
As is tradition, just after Christmas Old Brightonian rugby players came together for the Peter Rumney Memorial Match played at Hove Rugby Club.
Benji Wroblewski, team coach, has written this report about the day's events:
Running until 2nd February 2020, David Nash’s exhibition “200 Seasons” reflects the artist’s long relationship with Wales and in particular, Capel Rhiw, Blaenau Ffestiniog, his home and studio for many years.