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Record A Level Pass Rate for Bexhill College
Record A Level Pass Rate for Bexhill College
16 Aug
An outstanding 99.2% pass rate at A Level celebrated the 25th year of achieving fantastic A Level results for Bexhill College. On Thursday 16th August, yet again, the College delivered another excellent set of A Level and vocational level 3 exam results which are...
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PE Teacher Highly Commended At Sussex Teacher Of The Year Awards
PE Teacher Highly Commended At Sussex Teacher Of The Year Awards
18 Jul
Congratulations to PE Teacher, Hannah Shooman, who was awarded a Highly Commended recognition at the recent FE Sussex Teacher of the Year Award. They received 300 nominations made by students. Clare Cole, Head of Section, says that “It is a fantastic achievement...
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Biology Students Investigate Ecological Succession
Biology Students Investigate Ecological Succession
17 Jul
Before the end of term, A Level Biology students visited Camber Sands to investigate ecological succession. They rotated around three stations completing different activities which included; measuring the percentage cover of species from an embryo sand dune to...
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Year 9 Pupils Make It Count
Year 9 Pupils Make It Count
12 Jul
This week, Year 9 pupils from St Catherine’s College and Cavendish School took part in Make It Count Day at Bexhill 6th Form College. The event allowed the pupils to develop their numeracy skills through a range of practical, problem-solving activities. Andy Pritchard,...
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Jaisen Wins East Sussex Economics Awards
Jaisen Wins East Sussex Economics Awards
11 Jul
Our first year A Level Economics students recently entered the East Sussex EIP Economics Essay competition. This required them to submit a 1500-word essay on one of four topics provided by the Royal Economic Society . These entries were then judged against essays...
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Alexia Wins East Sussex Politics Awards
Alexia Wins East Sussex Politics Awards
09 Jul
Our first year A Level Politics students recently entered the East Sussex EIP Politics Essay competition. This required them to submit a 2000-word essay on the topic of their choice. These entries were then judged against essays produced by students studying...
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The Politics, Economics, Business & Law Awards
The Politics, Economics, Business & Law Awards
04 Jul
On Wednesday 27th June, Bexhill 6th Form College held its annual Politics, Economics, Business & Law Awards. The event began with a keynote speech from David Getty, Managing Partner at law firm, Gaby Hardwicke. David explained that he had been associated with...
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From Bexhill College to a Career in Law
From Bexhill College to a Career in Law
29 Jun
Following on from their enriching trip to the Supreme Court in London, Law students at Bexhill 6th Form College had the valuable opportunity to attend a Careers Day hosted by the University of Law. The students were given an introductory session which explored...
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Students Impress at National Final
Students Impress at National Final
28 Jun
On Thursday 28th June, six of our Economics and Business students participated in the national Business, Accounting & Skills Education competition run by the Institute for Chartered Accountants for England & Wales (ICAEW). More than 500 schools and over 4000 students...
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Nursery Sports Day 2018
Nursery Sports Day 2018
27 Jun
On Wednesday, Early Years Nursery held their annual sports day. During the previous weeks, the children had been practising hard and were all excited for the day. We had perfect weather conditions and the children participated in the following events: 100 Sprint,...
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Students Selected for Master Class at the University of Sussex
Students Selected for Master Class at the University of Sussex
26 Jun
Recently some of our most dedicated Economics and Business students were selected to attend a master class event organised by the Education Improvement Partnership and provided by the University of Sussex. The students found themselves in the privileged position...
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Table Tennis Star Ends College Career on a High
Table Tennis Star Ends College Career on a High
25 Jun
Since his success at the AoC Sport National Championships in April, Table Tennis star, Josh Bennett, has won double gold. After preparing at College, Josh won the team and singles event at the International School U19s Finals in Worcester this weekend. Representing...
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Hairdressing & Barbering Students Showcase Skills
Hairdressing & Barbering Students Showcase Skills
14 Jun
Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing and Level 2 Barbering students have worked hard throughout their course and were keen to showcase their new skills. The students invited their friends and family to share their achievements of the outstanding young talent at the ‘Student...
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Business Student Helps Fund Aspiring Entrepreneurs in Africa
Business Student Helps Fund Aspiring Entrepreneurs in Africa
22 May
Florence Jenkinson, a first year student on our Extended Diploma in Business course, has raised an impressive £220 to help fund business start-ups in sub-Saharan Africa. Florence held a fundraising event at Porters Wine Bar in Old Town Hastings. Impressively,...
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PT Students Work With Local Industry Expert
PT Students Work With Local Industry Expert
18 May
Bexhill College concluded its programme of training sessions with local Personal Trainer Richard Pringle of RPCC. The students undertook a series of practical and theoretical sessions with Richard to supplement their learning from the course. The sessions included...
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Outstanding Performance of Bexhill College students in Higher Education
Outstanding Performance of Bexhill College students in Higher Education
11 May
The right choice of post-16 provider is key to future success. Evidence collected by Higher Education Statistics Agency shows that students who attended Bexhill College have a higher chance of achieving a First or Second Upper Class degree at university than those...
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Bexhill College bring home the Wilkinson Sword
Bexhill College bring home the Wilkinson Sword
27 Apr
The South East England team won the AoC Sport UK National Championships for the second year in a row, bringing home the Wilkinson Sword! The occasion was made even better with Bexhill College student, Joshua Bennett, and staff member, Adam Hurley, being selected...
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Men’s Football Team Miss Out On Trophy
Men’s Football Team Miss Out On Trophy
26 Apr
Two of the best college teams in Sussex faced off in the under 19 league cup final where Bexhill took on Varndean College, who are in association with The Russel Martin Football Academy. The final was held at the Sussex County Ground in Lancing. Bexhill started...
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Award Winning Robot Created by Physics Students
Award Winning Robot Created by Physics Students
25 Apr
A team of AS Physics students have spent the last 6 months building a jumping scout robot, in partnership with two engineers from General Dynamics, as part of the STEM Engineering Education Scheme. The students took part in the STEM EES Assessment and Celebration...
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College Netball Academy Season Concludes
College Netball Academy Season Concludes
20 Apr
The Bexhill College Netball Academy finished off their season against Worthing College. It has been a great season for the girls playing in the Sussex Netball League. The team has shown great improvement, commitment and enthusiasm throughout the season. We would...
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Bexhill College Host Primary Schools Girls’ Football Finals
Bexhill College Host Primary Schools Girls’ Football Finals
19 Apr
Bexhill College and School Games Organiser, Teresa Bennett, teamed up to run the area primary schools girls’ football finals yesterday. Teresa always puts on fantastic tournaments for students and this proved to be another brilliant event. Over 80 Year 5/6 female...
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Psychology Vienna Trip March 2018
Psychology Vienna Trip March 2018
19 Apr
Students enjoyed a hectic 3 days visiting the parks and palaces of Vienna incorporating a psychological twist. Highlight of the first day was a trip to the Narrenturm Museum, Vienna’s original ‘Madhouse’; a rather atmospheric journey into the past looking at...
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Women's Football Team defeat US Soccer Academy
Women's Football Team defeat US Soccer Academy
16 Apr
Bexhill College Women’s Football Academy, in association with Chelsea FC Foundation, finished off their season by playing a game against Millcreek Soccer Academy from Erie, Pennsylvania, USA. The Bexhill Women defeated the US academy in a 3-2 victory. Lillian...
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La France, C’est Fantastique!
La France, C’est Fantastique!
10 Apr
Several of our AS French students recently went on a very successful exchange visit to N"mes, a beautiful historic town in the South of France. They went with their teacher Gail and nine students from Sussex Downs College, along with their teacher Liz. Whilst...
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Students raise the stakes in the battle for business consultancy supremacy
Students raise the stakes in the battle for business consultancy supremacy
29 Mar
Business and Economics students teamed up for the third round of the National Base Competition, hosted by The Institute of Charted Accountants for England and Wales. Along with some mentor support from the Institute, Shaun Clark, Ella Pickles, Pavel Helfer, Morgan...
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Entrepreneurship through Digital Marketing
Entrepreneurship through Digital Marketing
29 Mar
Our first year Economics and Business A-Level students had the opportunity to gain an insight into the world of digital marketing, by attending a presentation given by Mark Baldwin of Talkativeonline; a digital marketing agency specialising in social media training...
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Students Row/Cycle Their Way to Paris and Beyond
Students Row/Cycle Their Way to Paris and Beyond
26 Mar
Bexhill College students and staff participated in a range of sport themed activities during the week leading up to the Sport Relief Appeal Show on Friday 23rd March. A weekly challenge was set of cycling/rowing to Paris by the end of Friday, which is a total...
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Student Honoured with the London International Youth Science Award
Student Honoured with the London International Youth Science Award
23 Mar
A Bexhill College student has been honoured with the London International Youth Science (LIYSE) award. Caden Dias-Bandaranayake was announced as the winner at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Competition. Caden wowed the judges with his project...
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Students Become Ethical Investors
Students Become Ethical Investors
22 Mar
Students studying Vocational Business and Economics at Bexhill College have recently donated £244.75 to MicroLoan Foundation. The students took part in the Start Something challenge where they formed small groups, with each group investing just £1 of start-up...
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Travel & Tourism Students Meet TUI Manager
Travel & Tourism Students Meet TUI Manager
20 Mar
Our BTEC Travel & Tourism first years were visited by the manager of Bexhill’s TUI travel agents. Lauren gave a talk to the class about the travel agent industry followed by hosting mock interviews. From these interviews she shortlisted three students to offer...
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Trial Hotshots Meet England International Karen Carney MBE
Trial Hotshots Meet England International Karen Carney MBE
19 Mar
Bexhill College students Casey Sands, Molly Kemp and Lillian Tucker who are part of the College’s Women's Football Academy attended a trial at Cobham, Chelsea FC 1st Team's training ground on Monday evening. With mixed emotions of excitement and nervousness...
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Men's Football Academy Sides Proceed to Final & Semi-Final
Men's Football Academy Sides Proceed to Final & Semi-Final
19 Mar
Bexhill College Men's 1st team had their biggest match of the season against Buckswood, in the semi-final of the Sussex Schools U19's league play off at Eastbourne Borough FC. Bexhill started off quickly and positively, using the large pitch to their...
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Jade - A brand new play especially for the Bexhill Theatre Company
Jade - A brand new play especially for the Bexhill Theatre Company
16 Mar
Playwright Sophie Swithinbank has written a brand new play especially for the Bexhill Theatre Company. The concept of the play came about through a series of devising workshops here at Bexhill College. Jade follows the story of Jonny in a series of moments that...
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Great Debut Season for Football Academy
Great Debut Season for Football Academy
14 Mar
Bexhill College Men's Football Academy, in association with Chelsea FC Foundation, finished 3rd in the Sussex Schools U19's League. Consisting of 14 colleges from across Sussex, the teams play each other in a league format which started back in September,...
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Bexhill College Students Become Business Consultants for the Day
Bexhill College Students Become Business Consultants for the Day
12 Mar
Economics and Business students seized the opportunity to put their commercial skills to the test by taking part in the 2nd round of the ICAEW’s National BASE (Business Accounting & Skills Education) competition. Impressively, 120 students made it through to...
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Women’s Football Academy Hotshots Invited to Trial at Chelsea FC
Women’s Football Academy Hotshots Invited to Trial at Chelsea FC
09 Mar
Bexhill College recently received exciting news regarding three of their players from the Women’s Football Academy. Casey Sands, Molly Kemp and Lillian Tucker have been invited for a trial with Chelsea FC, at their 1st team’s training ground in Cobham. Thanks...
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Language Student Receives Special Mention Certificate From European Commission
Language Student Receives Special Mention Certificate From European Commission
09 Mar
Last November, Bexhill College students entered the Juvenes Translatores competition, which is an annual translation contest for students attending secondary schools or colleges in the European Union (EU). It is organised annually by the European Commission's...
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Students have the Opportunity to Learn Japanese
Students have the Opportunity to Learn Japanese
07 Mar
The Japan Foundation generously provided funding for tuition and teaching materials for an Introduction to Japanese language and culture. As well as learning about the customs and culture of Japan, there was a focus on practical language skills as students learnt...
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Bexhill College 78 - 72 Worthing College
Bexhill College 78 - 72 Worthing College
05 Mar
Bexhill College’s Basketball Academy continued their unbeaten run with a thrilling match against Worthing College on Wednesday. Bexhill took an early lead in the first quarter but ended up trailing behind by seven at half time. At the end of the third quarter,...
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Fairtrade Farmer Fosters Ethical Discussion
Fairtrade Farmer Fosters Ethical Discussion
02 Mar
On Friday, Economics and Business students attended a Fairtrade lecture provided by the Bexhill Fairtrade Town Group. Our students had the privilege of listening to Mahyana Sari, a coffee producer and Secretary of Arinagata Cooperative, Indonesia. Mahyana described...
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Bexhill College 57-31 Claremont School
Bexhill College 57-31 Claremont School
26 Feb
Bexhill College’s Basketball Academy continue their unbeaten 2018 campaign with a comfortable win against Claremont last Thursday. Both D. Barry and J. Edir made excellent College debuts for the Academy and Captain of the Women’s Academy, N. Calland, continued...
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Students visit Auschwitz
Students visit Auschwitz
26 Feb
Students from English, Humanities and Languages were taken by department staff Sarah, Amy and Darryl to visit Krakow, Poland on 21st-23rd February. The three day trip included guided tours of both the Jewish Quarter in Krakow and the area used as the Jewish Ghetto...
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Bexhill College Volleyball Academy
Bexhill College Volleyball Academy
23 Feb
On Tuesday, Bexhill College Volleyball Academy travelled to the University of Brighton to face their British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) volleyball teams. Bexhill College women’s team were up first. They put on a fine display, winning two out of three...
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Students say "Hola" to Seville
Students say "Hola" to Seville
20 Feb
A Level Spanish students from Bexhill College teamed up with students from Sussex Downs College for a visit to Seville in early February. The students spent a morning in a Spanish school, attending lessons and practising their language skills with the Spanish...
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Bexhill College 79 - 23 Buckswood
Bexhill College 79 - 23 Buckswood
09 Feb
Bexhill College Basketball Academy played Buckswood School in their first match of 2018 on Wednesday. The team's overall performance was excellent, with seven first year students making their College debuts for the Academy. Joshua Bulman captained for...
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Bexhill College Men's Football Academy Defeat Cardinal Newman
Bexhill College Men's Football Academy Defeat Cardinal Newman
07 Feb
A 5-3 win against Cardinal Newman has kept the Bexhill College Football Academy top of the Sussex Schools 1st XI league. A strong start saw Bexhill test the Newman keeper from the beginning, with shots from Leon Gravata and Greg Bennett forcing low diving saves....
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Amber Rudd debates with Bexhill 6th Form College students
Amber Rudd debates with Bexhill 6th Form College students
05 Feb
On Friday, the Right Honourable Amber Rudd MP visited college to debate a variety of political issues with our students. Ewan Robertson and Elizabeth Rand, two of our first year Politics students, gave a thorough and informative presentation, focusing on issues...
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Student Art Installations around the College
Student Art Installations around the College
22 Jan
First year Art & Design students have been exploring the inner workings of their minds whilst developing a range of contemporary fine art work, finishing with a final project. Throughout this unit, the students have been researching art’s ability to provoke different...
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Huw Merriman debates with Bexhill 6th Form College students
Huw Merriman debates with Bexhill 6th Form College students
18 Jan
On Friday, Huw Merriman MP for Bexhill and Battle visited college to debate a variety of political issues with our students. Huw commented: “I always enjoy meeting the students at Bexhill College to talk about my role as the local MP and to debate subjects of...
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Bexhill College Table Tennis Academy Student Wins East Sussex Schools Tournament
Bexhill College Table Tennis Academy Student Wins East Sussex Schools Tournament
16 Jan
After winning the U19s boys' team event at the end of 2017, three Bexhill College Academy players entered the U19s Singles Tournament. The College side had last year's East Sussex champion, Joshua Bennett, amongst their entry who went on to win the...
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MP Stephen Lloyd visits Bexhill College
MP Stephen Lloyd visits Bexhill College
04 Jan
As an increasing number of our cohort now travel in from the Eastbourne area, we invited Eastbourne and Willingdon MP Stephen Lloyd to speak to our Politics classes. Stephen spoke about his experiences as constituency MP and his role as Liberal Democrat spokesman...
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Maths Students solve their way to Senior Team Mathematics Challenge National Final
Maths Students solve their way to Senior Team Mathematics Challenge National Final
13 Dec
Last Friday, Bexhill College hosted Year 11, 12 and 13 students for the Regional Final event of the Senior Team Mathematics Challenge (STMC). The STMC is an annual national competition for both state sector and private colleges jointly organised by United Kingdom...
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Volleyball Academy wins the South East Regional Championships for the second year in a row
Volleyball Academy wins the South East Regional Championships for the second year in a row
06 Dec
It has been a busy two weeks for the Volleyball Academy. Last Friday, Bexhill College's first ever Men’s Volleyball Team competed brilliantly at the AoC Sport South East Regional Champions in Southampton. They finished the tournament in 4th place, just missing...
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Bexhill College Students on the Path to Leadership
Bexhill College Students on the Path to Leadership
01 Dec
On Tuesday, 8 students from the Politics, Economics, Business and Law Section attended a Leadership Symposium organised by the Working Options in Education charity. Working Options engage, inspire and motivate state educated sixth form students to realise their...
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Bexhill College Table Tennis Academy Win East Sussex U19 Championships
Bexhill College Table Tennis Academy Win East Sussex U19 Championships
30 Nov
On Wednesday 29th November, Bexhill College’s Table Tennis Academy travelled to Brighton Table Tennis Club to face BHASVIC. Unfortunately, Bexhill started the competition already two matches down, as they were one player short due to illness. The team consisted...
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Women's Basketball Academy make College History
Women's Basketball Academy make College History
27 Nov
On Thursday 23rd November, Students from Bexhill College travelled to Farnborough (Hampshire) to compete in the prestigious AoC Sport South East England Regional Basketball Championships. The Women’s Academy won all of their group games against Portsmouth (15-12),...
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A competition to reward the best young translators in the European Union
A competition to reward the best young translators in the European Union
24 Nov
Juvenes Translatores (Latin for "young translators") is an annual translation contest for students attending secondary schools or colleges in the European Union (EU). It is organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Translation...
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Students and Staff raise money for Children in Need
Students and Staff raise money for Children in Need
20 Nov
On Friday 17th November, Bexhill College students and staff joined the nation by raising money for Children in Need. Bucket collections happened throughout the day, as well as a very popular bake sale and a “Guess the Number of Jelly Beans” competition. Everyone...
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French Exchange 2017-18
French Exchange 2017-18
17 Nov
On Friday 10th November, nine French students and their teacher (Elisabeth Lakhdar) arrived from Lycée Albert Camus in Nimes, South of France. The students spent 5 days with their English exchange partners, who are all studying A Level French. Participating in...
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Bexhill College Students Inspired to Achieve Success
Bexhill College Students Inspired to Achieve Success
15 Nov
On Wednesday, over 150 students from the Politics, Economics, Business and Law Section attended a Careers & Aspirations Seminar provided by the Working Options organisation. They engage, inspire and motivate state educated sixth form students to realise their full...
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Students Become Entrepreneurs To Fund Entrepreneurs
Students Become Entrepreneurs To Fund Entrepreneurs
13 Nov
Students studying Business and Economics at Bexhill College have recently donated £427.20 to MicroLoan Foundation. The students took part in the Start Something challenge where small groups of students were provided with £1 and challenged to use their enterprise...
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Prospective students visit college
Prospective students visit college
20 Oct
Bexhill Sixth Form College welcomed prospective new students to its first open evening of the year for the September 2018 entry. On Wednesday, October 18, more than 600 prospective students, with their families, travelled from across Hastings, Rother, Eastbourne...
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Farley Arts Trust Awards Success for Fine Art Student
Farley Arts Trust Awards Success for Fine Art Student
16 Oct
Earlier this year, Art and Design students at Bexhill College submitted work for the 2017 Farley Arts Trust Awards. On Friday 13th October, A Level Fine Art student, Shona, won First Prize in the Sketchbook category and came Runner Up in the Painting category...
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Bexhill College Women's Football Academy in association with Chelsea Foundation
Bexhill College Women's Football Academy in association with Chelsea Foundation
12 Oct
Bexhill College women's football academy, in association with Chelsea Foundation, won its first Sussex Schools' U19 league fixture. Casey Sands scored four goals and Lillian Tucker three as Bexhill College triumphed 7-2 against Collyer's, from Horsham....
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Open Evenings: 18th and 31st October For 2018 Entry
Open Evenings: 18th and 31st October For 2018 Entry
26 Sep
Our Open Evenings are on Wednesday 18th October and Tuesday 31st October 2017 from 6.00pm - 8.30pm. They are a chance to talk with tutors and current students across all subjects and find out about the wide range of courses we offer for 2018-19 entry. We have...
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Bexhill College Given National Lottery Funding To Get Students Active
Bexhill College Given National Lottery Funding To Get Students Active
21 Sep
Bexhill College has been given £136,000 in funding from Sport England to reduce the number of students who are completing less than thirty minutes of activity each week. Sport England’s new Strategy ‘Towards an Active Nation’ puts tackling inactivity at the heart...
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Parents' Higher Education Evening September 2017
Parents' Higher Education Evening September 2017
12 Sep
Parents and guardians of second year students (only) are invited to our Parents' Higher Education Information and Advice evening on Thursday 21st September at 6.30pm. Speakers from two different universities will give presentations on: • Helping your son/daughter...
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Enhance Your Career With An ‘Outstanding’ Teacher Training Course
Enhance Your Career With An ‘Outstanding’ Teacher Training Course
30 Aug
Bexhill College have run a teacher training course in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University for over 20 years. At the last Ofsted the programme was rated as ‘Outstanding’ and it boasts a 100% success rate in terms of employment for its graduates....
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Outstanding Results For Bexhill College
Outstanding Results For Bexhill College
17 Aug
Another excellent exam performance continues Bexhill College's long history of academic achievement and confirms the College's status as the top performing College in the area and one of the best College's in Sussex. On Thursday 17th August Bexhill...
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