UK East Sussex, UK
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Bexhill College

Established: 1977
Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    2000
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Uniquely positioned between beautiful countryside and the seaside, and just a short distance away from the coastal towns of Eastbourne and Hastings, Bexhill College is in an ideal location. It is a dedicated Sixth Form college with a long history of excellent student satisfaction, top exam outcomes and successful student progression to many prestigious universities. Students at Bexhill College consistently achieve excellent results, with 2018 seeing a 100% pass rate in 40 A Level courses and all BTEC courses. There is truly something for everyone at Bexhill College- students can choose flexibly from one of the best portfolios of academic and vocational courses in the UK, and enjoy a wide range of extra-curricular activities in their spare time. The college environment perfectly prepares students for work or higher education, by allowing students 5 days per year to complete work experience externally and by supporting them to develop independent study skills and use their study periods wisely.

Facilities
The college boasts amazing facilities all on the same site, so students can access a range of activities without having to travel to different locations. The facilities on offer include a fantastic state-of-the-art gym, numerous science laboratories, a recording studio, a 3G football pitch, a swimming pool, a climbing wall, a 200-seat professional theatre complex and both a Sports and Performing Arts Academy on-site.

Sports and Arts
There are many enrichment opportunities on offer at Bexhill College including team sports, drama, and music productions, and even adding extra short qualifications to your programme in areas such as First Aid or Sports Leadership. The College is a centre of sporting excellence that offers unrivalled opportunities for young people, and its Sports Academy supports students to reach their full potential, with many competing at the highest levels in their chosen sport. Similarly, the Performing Arts Academy offers exceptional teaching and facilities to students interested in singing, dancing, acting and performance. The Academy prides itself on the professional standard of its productions, some of which have been attended by industry professionals.

Student Life
An established international department within the college offers personalised support and help to ensure that all exchange students feel confident and able to succeed whilst studying at Bexhill College. With over 2,000 enrolled students, Bexhill College provides an exciting and lively setting for young adults to learn and grow, and for international students to be part of a friendly British school community.

Famous Alumni

Jo Brand - Comedian
Stella McCartney - Fashion Designer

  • 9 Grades at School
  • 1% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:22
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Sports
Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Climbing, Cricket, Fitness, Football, Golf, Netball, Personal Fitness, Rowing, Rugby, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Trampolining, Volleyball
Arts
Acting, Art, Critique and Production, Dance, Fashion, Film, Film Production, Photography, Textile, Theater, Theater, Video Game Design
Music
Music, Music - Performance, Music Production, Music Technology
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Accounting, Ancient History, Animal Science, Applied Science, Biology, Business, Catering, Chef Training, Chemistry, Childcare, Civilization, Computer Science, Criminology, Economics, Electronics, Engineering, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Financial Management, Food Nutrition, Geography, Geology, Government and Politics, Hairdressing, Health and Social Care, History, Hospitality, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics, Mathematics - Advanced, Media Studies, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Sports, Exercise and Health Science, Travel, Uniformed Services - Preparation for Entry
Languages
French, German, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Chemistry Society, Choir, Christian Service, Debate, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Entrepreneur Club, Film, First Aid, History Club, Japanese Club, Leadership Club, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial, Musical Production, Photography Club, Running Club, STEM Club, Theater Club, Volunteer Service, Yoga Club, Zumba
Accepting Students in Grades
11, 12
Ages Accepted
16-18
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Students must apply through Educatius.

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