Why Brighton?

Brighton College was founded in 1845 and is one of the UK’s top schools. In 2017, it was named as “Britain’s Most Forward Thinking School” by The Week.
Brighton succeeds in combining academic excellence with a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities, all underpinned by a deep commitment to the individual needs and enthusiasms of each child. Every boy and girl at Brighton College is valued for his or her own sake, encouraged to develop his or her talents to the full in a community where there are no stereotypes and where every achievement, however small, is noticed. 
Academic results consistently place Brighton in the top 3 schools for boys and girls in England. In 2017, 31 pupils received offers of university places at Oxford or Cambridge. Brighton’s curriculum aims to inspire lifelong learning and combines the best of both a traditional and innovative education, delivered by inspirational teachers.

Brighton’s recent accolades have included:

  • England's Independent School of the Year 2018
  • Britain’s Most Forward Thinking School 2017
  • Outstanding Independent School 2016-2017
  • Britain’s Most Forward Thinking School 2014
  • UK Independent School of the Year 2013-14
  • Tatler Headmaster of the Year 2012-13
  • Sunday Times School of the Year 2011-12

These accolades are reflected across the Brighton family of schools: in less than three years, Brighton College Al Ain (founded in 2013) was ranked “Outstanding” by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge – the highest grade ever achieved by a new school in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Brighton College Abu Dhabi, founded in 2011, last year achieved the best A-level and GCSE results in the Emirate.

Brighton’s former pupils number amongst Britain’s foremost business, professional and political leaders; they electrify the nation with their sporting, creative and artistic talent, and they are focused on shaping the future for generations to come.

Above all else, Brighton is well known for its warm and positive atmosphere, and for offering a caring, supportive and tolerant environment in which children thrive and love to learn.

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