Many thanks to all the Old Brightonians who made the trip for our 6th form to the USA such a success.
The upcoming week marks this years annual Charity Week where students across the nation raise money in aid for orphans and children in need all around the world. This year Brighton College has organised a raffle and you can get your tickets for only £5 and be in with a chance of winning a week in a 3 bed pool villa at Karma Kandara in Bali, a week skiing at the Alpen club in Bavaria and other amazing prizes.
Ian White FRICS is the Executive Chairman of Brighton College International Schools. He qualified as a Chartered Surveyor from the College of Estate Management, University of London, and spent his career with Richard Ellis and Son. By the time he retired, CBRE was a worldwide business of 225 offices with over 21,000 staff. Ian was elected to the Livery in 1984 and was Master of the Innholders' Company in 2011-12. He was Head of School and Head of House when he left as a pupil in 1962, we managed to catch Ian in the midst of his busy schedule...
We were very fortunate to have three successful Old Brightonians return to the College to share their knowledge and experience with current 6th form pupils last Thursday at a Media and Marketing careers evening. Jamie Thomson (Ha. 1972-75), writer, publisher and Dark Lord extraordinaire, spoke about writing as a career and the routes into getting published.
LISTEN: The "Great Re-marking Debate" - BBC Radio Sussex interview with Deputy Head Alan Bird and Peony Grainger (Fe. 2009-14)
From The Sunday Times: Peony Grainger's A-level history grade was raised from a U to an A after Brighton College appealed to the OCR examination board.
Head of School in 1954, David Nelson-Smith graduated from Brighton College almost sixty years ago but his connection with the College has continued right up to today. Always a keen supporter of the College as well as being in the role of Governor for sixteen years, David is now organising a sixty year reunion for the leavers of 1955 to celebrate this momentous anniversary. We caught up with him to see just what has transpired in those intervening years.
A terrific headline in "The Week" this month - we're delighted & proud to be named the "Most Forward Thinking School in Britain".
As the Music School progresses, so the vision of a new Music School for the College is finally coming into focus. Alongside many other advantages that the Music School will bring, pupils will also benefit from state of the art recording facilities, enhancing and refining their performance techniques and of course recording them for posterity.