UK East Sussex, UK
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East Sussex College

City
Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    5700
  • 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

East Sussex College is based in the beautiful South Downs area of South East England across three campuses, two on the south coast in the lively towns of Eastbourne and Hastings and one in the historic county town of Lewes. Thanks to the high standard of teaching across a broad range of courses, the college boasts consistently outstanding examination results and in 2018 the A Level pass rate was 96.6%. East Sussex College is also a private English language school with accreditation from the British Council for its English language provision and is renowned as one of the top English language providers in the UK.

Facilities

The college’s 3 campuses are all in well-connected places and within a short distance of each other. Thanks to this, East Sussex College students can have a range of experiences and see different sights around the college area. Eastbourne regularly tops the annual chart as the sunniest town in the UK and boasts 8 kilometres of unspoilt beaches and a lively social scene. Lewes is a small town offering a peaceful and typically English experience, and where students can enjoy the local independent shops, cosy restaurants and cafés. The college’s third campus is situated in the historic town of Hastings, famous for the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Each campus is equipped with a wide range of sporting amenities and there are leisure centres, swimming pools, gyms and athletics training facilities located on or near to each campus, as well as state-of-the-art buildings equipped with everything students will need for more practical subjects such as Construction & Engineering and Photography.

Sports & Arts

East Sussex College offers a range of sporting options to students, including Football, Netball and Rugby Academies which combine weekly training with professional coaching and competitions. Other sports such as Badminton, Basketball, Hockey, Golf, Squash, Table Tennis and Volleyball can be played in various teams across the 3 towns/campuses. The college is also home to the East Sussex Academy of Music, where instrumental lessons and working with professional musicians is on offer, and the Performing Arts Academy, where staff with a wide range of industry experience and academic knowledge prepare students for a career in Dance, Drama, Music Theatre or Production.

Student Life

Both local and international students are warmly welcomed at East Sussex College. The college has recently taken home an award for Excellence in International Student Support in Further Education from the National Union of Students and the UK Council for International Student Affairs, and prides itself on the well-rounded experience it can provide to those students arriving from overseas. With 200 international students at any one time, from around 35 different countries, this rich mix of cultures and backgrounds makes for a vibrant, exciting and welcoming learning community. East Sussex College is definitely the place for students who are seeking high quality learning, new experiences and the opportunity to meet people from a wide range of backgrounds.

  • 5% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
5-a-Side Football, Basketball, Boxing, Dance, Football Academy, Golf, Hockey, Netball, Rugby, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Yoga
Arts
Art and Design, Drama, Film Production, Film Studies, Fine Arts, Interactive Media, Make-Up Artistry, Performing Arts, Photography - Advanced, Textile
Music
Choir, Music, Music Technology and Production, Orchestra, Production and Recording
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Accounting, Applied Science, Automotive Technology, Biology, Business, Catering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Construction, Economics, Engineering, Further Maths, Geography, Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Health and Social Care, History, Hospitality, Information Technology, Law, Maths, Media Studies, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Software Development, Sports, Exercise and Health Science, Travel and Tourism
Languages
French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Badminton Club, Book Club, Dance Team, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Film, Fitness Club, Gaming Arts Club, School Trips, Student Union, Zumba
Accepting Students in Grades
11, 12
Ages Accepted
16-18
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Students should apply through Educatius.

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