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Bexhill College Achieve the Quality in Careers Standard
Bexhill College Achieve the Quality in Careers Standard
29 Jul
We are delighted to have achieved the Quality in Careers Standard for the next 3 years.  The assessor’s report highlighted the following strengths: strong Senior Management and Governor support; a whole college approach to delivering a comprehensive...
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Staff Bid Farewell After 57 Years of Combined Service
Staff Bid Farewell After 57 Years of Combined Service
29 Jul
Two of Bexhill College's longest-serving members of staff have recently announced their retirements, after having worked there for over two decades each. Receptionist, Marie Simmons, joined the College at the old site nearly 30 years ago. Marie held a range...
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Film Studies Student Selected to Feature in International Film Festival
Film Studies Student Selected to Feature in International Film Festival
29 Jul
Bexhill College Film Studies student, Amina Bastante Pain, has produced a film which has been officially selected to feature in the Kosice International Monthly Film Festival and online monthly film showcase ‘The Lift Off Sessions’. The film titled...
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Bexhill College partnership points to positive future for Eastbourne Borough
Bexhill College partnership points to positive future for Eastbourne Borough
17 Jul
Football club chairman John Bonar has met with the key people on both sides of Borough’s new partnership with Bexhill College. The two-year agreement – announced with fanfares just before the Covid-19 lockdown struck – sees the College become...
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Black Lives Matter - solidarity statement
Black Lives Matter - solidarity statement
16 Jul
A statement from Bexhill College on the Black Lives Matter protests and global movement:  Bexhill College stands against racism in all its forms and we recognise the need for everyone to take an active stance against racism wherever it may...
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Xavier’s Elite Economic Experience
Xavier’s Elite Economic Experience
15 Jul
Bexhill College would like to congratulate Xavier Ralph for gaining a place on University of Sussex Post 16 Summer School, where he will study Economics. Xavier has enjoyed learning about development Economics during the first year of his A Level course, where...
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The Legal Apprentice
The Legal Apprentice
15 Jul
The Legal Apprentice is a competition organised by internationally recognised law firm, Kingsley Napley. At the start of the year, students were invited to work as part of a team to complete a series of tasks, designed to encourage them to tap into their...
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Bexhill College student, Bella, wins East Sussex Economics Award
Bexhill College student, Bella, wins East Sussex Economics Award
15 Jul
First year A Level Economics students recently entered the East Sussex Education Improvement Partnership Economics Essay competition. This required them to submit a 1500-word essay on one of five topics provided by the Royal Economic Society. These entries were...
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Politics Students Win Essay Competition for the Fourth Consecutive Year
Politics Students Win Essay Competition for the Fourth Consecutive Year
13 Jul
During lockdown, AS Politics students took part in a county-wide East Sussex Education Improvement Partnership (EIP) Politics Essay Competition, run in conjunction with the University of Sussex. Students had three categories to choose from: UK Politics, UK Government...
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Academy Students quiz professional Chelsea Player/ England Lioness in exclusive video call opportunity
Academy Students quiz professional Chelsea Player/ England Lioness in exclusive video call opportunity
13 Jul
Bexhill College Football Academy players, Izzy Foot and Minnie Sheppard, recently participated in a one-off video call with Chelsea FC player and England Lioness, Hannah Blundell. This opportunity was made available to them through the Academy’s association...
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Extraordinary times, Extraordinary Students, Extraordinary Art.
Extraordinary times, Extraordinary Students, Extraordinary Art.
23 Jun
Bexhill College is proud to present the Creative Arts Final Exhibition, which is now available to view virtually. The exhibition features original artworks produced by students studying a range of Creative Arts courses at Bexhill College, including Fine Art, Art...
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Quality in Careers Standard
Quality in Careers Standard
17 Jun
Bexhill College currently holds the Quality in Careers Standard and is pleased to announce that arrangements have been made for this Standard to be re-assessed on 14th July 2020.
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International Scholarship Success for Women’s Football Academy Players
International Scholarship Success for Women’s Football Academy Players
15 Jun
Bexhill College Women's Football Academy player, Izzy Foot, is celebrating receiving confirmation that she is eligible for a football scholarship in the USA. Izzy recently received the good news after a successful trial game with Future Elite Sports, a UK...
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Early Years Nursery Virtual Tours
Early Years Nursery Virtual Tours
11 Jun
The Early Years Nursery hope you have been keeping safe and well during these unprecedented times. The Nursery has remained open throughout lockdown, supporting critical key workers’ families, enabling them to continue carrying out their valuable roles....
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Photography Students Capture Life During Lockdown for National Exhibition, 'At Home'
Photography Students Capture Life During Lockdown for National Exhibition, 'At Home'
04 Jun
Photography students have produced pieces of work reflecting on how it feels to be living a different kind of life at home. Three of the students have been selected to represent Bexhill College in 'At Home', an online exhibition of photographs taken...
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Bexhill’s Bright Young Things - A Virtual Exhibition from Creative Arts students
Bexhill’s Bright Young Things - A Virtual Exhibition from Creative Arts students
18 May
Bexhill College’s vocational Photography and Art & Design students have spent their time in lockdown creating their final photographs, to collectively form the ‘Bexhill’s Bright Young Things’ virtual exhibition gallery. The renowned...
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Chelsea FC Foundation support Bexhill College Football Academy Students and Applicants
Chelsea FC Foundation support Bexhill College Football Academy Students and Applicants
04 May
The Bexhill College Football Academy are pleased to share online content to current and prospective Academy students, made exclusively available to them through the Academy’s association with the Chelsea Football Foundation. In recent weeks, the Chelsea...
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Bexhill College Students Achieve University Results Higher than National Average
Bexhill College Students Achieve University Results Higher than National Average
01 May
Figures recently released from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) have shown that former Bexhill College students performed above the national average in their university achievements in 2019.    The figures show that 79.5% of Bexhill College...
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Bexhill College’s Football Season Brought to a Premature End
Bexhill College’s Football Season Brought to a Premature End
22 Apr
Bexhill College’s Football Academy, which is in partnership with Eastbourne Borough, has concluded its first ever season in the National Alliance Football league due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Following a tough first season, Eastbourne were pleased to...
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Looking to further your career, why not study for a higher-level qualification locally?
Looking to further your career, why not study for a higher-level qualification locally?
21 Apr
If you are interested in gaining a higher-level qualification without going to university or whilst still working, the Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) offered at Bexhill College could be ideal for you.  The HND courses have the dual advantage of both developing...
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Football Academy Student, Lillie, Commits to Scholarship is Kansas, USA
Football Academy Student, Lillie, Commits to Scholarship is Kansas, USA
07 Apr
Bexhill College Football Academy student, Lillie McSweeney, has recently signed an International football scholarship in America. Lillie, who plays in the women’s Football Academy at the College, has committed to join Highland Community College in Kansas...
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Skills for Life Coffee Morning
Skills for Life Coffee Morning
31 Mar
At the start of the month, Skills for Life hosted a fantastic coffee morning. The students produced a range of crafts and raised £100 for Marie Curie UK
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Step Into Spring
Step Into Spring
17 Mar
Dance students from A level, Vocational and the two Bexhill College Dance Companies took to the Izzard Theatre stage to perform ‘Step into Spring’. The students performed with excellent energy and professionalism throughout. The work they choreographed and produced...
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Public Services Students Educate Primary School Children at Safety in Action Event
Public Services Students Educate Primary School Children at Safety in Action Event
17 Mar
Public Services students recently worked alongside the emergency services at the 'Safety in Action' event at Bexhill Fire Station, to educate primary school children on staying safe. A member of the local community commented "I would like to say...
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Bexhill Volleyball Academy win against Richard Collyers
Bexhill Volleyball Academy win against Richard Collyers
10 Mar
Last week, Bexhill Volleyball Academy won their match in a mixed friendly game against Richard Collyers. This was a fantastic success for the team as players in both the first and second string took on Richard Collyers and went on to win the friendly 2 sets to...
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Spanish Students’ Study Trip to Seville
Spanish Students’ Study Trip to Seville
09 Mar
A Level Spanish students visited the beautiful city of Seville recently to learn about the rich cultural heritage of the capital of Andaluc'a, practise their language skills and enjoy some traditional Spanish tapas. Activities included a visit to the spectacular...
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Politics students visit the Palace of Westminster
Politics students visit the Palace of Westminster
05 Mar
On Monday 2nd March A Level Politics students visited the Palace of Westminster, the home of the UK Parliament, to experience democracy in action. The students had a Q and A session with the Rt. Hon Huw Merriman, the MP for Bexhill and Battle, as well as undertaking...
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Animal Management Students Host Petting Corner
Animal Management Students Host Petting Corner
02 Mar
Students had the chance to visit the College animals on Friday 28th February. The activity was hosted by our brilliant Animal Management students, as they assisted students in handling the animals. Students commented ‘This is the best day ever’ and ‘It’s amazing...
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Astle Strikes to Secure First League Win of 2020
Astle Strikes to Secure First League Win of 2020
02 Mar
Bexhill College Football Academy, in partnership with Eastbourne Borough, returned to their winning ways away to Ebbsfleet United on Wednesday 26th February. Following on from their success in the County Cup semi-final, a much-changed side made the trip to Ebbsfleet...
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Business Students Show Entrepreneurial Flair and Fundraise over £1000 for Charity
Business Students Show Entrepreneurial Flair and Fundraise over £1000 for Charity
02 Mar
As part of their Vocational Business course, second year students at Bexhill College were tasked with raising as much money for Chestnut Tree House as possible. The students were split into teams to come up with fundraising ideas, and were each given a £50 investment...
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Intensive Dance Day with 3Fall Dance Company
Intensive Dance Day with 3Fall Dance Company
27 Feb
Dance students were lucky again, for another year, to have a dance intensive day with the 3Fall Dance Company from University of Chichester at the College this week. Our dancers were joined by The St Leonards Academy & Cavendish School for the day. They all worked...
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Fairtrade Fortnight at Bexhill College
Fairtrade Fortnight at Bexhill College
26 Feb
We welcomed the Bexhill Fairtrade Town Committee and the Bexhill Mayor on Monday 24th February to sell all sorts of Fairtrade products to students in the Refectory. The committee helped raise awareness of how Fairtrade makes a difference to individuals lives....
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Business Student Work Experience
Business Student Work Experience
25 Feb
35 Level 2 and 3 Vocational Business students went out in to the local community on work placements. The choices of places were incredibly varied and gave our students some wonderful challenges. The businesses that agreed to help our students included banks, estate...
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American Football Success for Bexhill College Student
American Football Success for Bexhill College Student
24 Feb
Bexhill College student, Riley Davis, has successfully made it through to represent Great Britain (GB) in the National American Football Team. He received this opportunity after attending trials in Hertfordshire, which he described as hard work yet fun. Riley has...
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Bexhill College Announces New Major Partnership with Eastbourne Borough Football Club
Bexhill College Announces New Major Partnership with Eastbourne Borough Football Club
21 Feb
Bexhill College is looking westwards. The College is excited to announce a major new partnership with Eastbourne Borough Football Club. Links already exist between the College and the Borough – the most senior semi-professional club in Sussex, playing their football...
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Full House at the Izzard Theatre for Bexhill Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair Launch Event
Full House at the Izzard Theatre for Bexhill Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair Launch Event
21 Feb
Bexhill MP, Huw Merriman, launched the upcoming 2020 Bexhill Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair to a packed audience of students in the at Bexhill College on Friday 14th January. Huw was joined on the Izzard Theatre stage by two of the organisers of the community-led...
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Bears for Bexhill Fairtrade
Bears for Bexhill Fairtrade
20 Feb
Bexhill Fairtrade Town Committee has given a teddy bear to all known cafes in the area that sell Fairtrade products. Bexhill College were happy to receive Benny the Bear to display in the College Refectory, encouraging students to support Fairtrade. Every Fairtrade...
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Bexhill College Launch Brand New Higher Education Site
Bexhill College Launch Brand New Higher Education Site
18 Feb
A brand new website with information on our available Higher Education courses has now gone live. So, if you are interested in gaining a higher level qualification without going to university or whilst still working, the Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) or the Diploma...
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Bexhill College Football Academy Qualify for Men’s County Cup Final
Bexhill College Football Academy Qualify for Men’s County Cup Final
18 Feb
Bexhill College, in association with the Chelsea Football Club Foundation, defeated Buckswood on penalties to qualify for the Sussex County Cup Final. A dramatic encounter was finally brought to its conclusion when Sonny Chambers saved the 8th Buckswood penalty...
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Guest Speaker from the Adam Smith Institute talks to Economics Students
Guest Speaker from the Adam Smith Institute talks to Economics Students
18 Feb
Daniel Pryor, from the Adam Smith Institute, recently gave a talk to Second Year Economics students at Bexhill College. The Adam Smith Institute is a world leading neoliberal think tank, which is independent, non-profit and non-partisan. Daniel gave a talk to...
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Bexhill Badminton Team Smashes their way into the National Quarter Finals
Bexhill Badminton Team Smashes their way into the National Quarter Finals
18 Feb
After a long journey to Cambridge on Wednesday 12th February, the Bexhill College Badminton Academy competed in a very tense and close match against Hills Road 6th Form College for a place in the Association of College’s (AoC) National Quarter Finals. Hills Road...
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Bexhill College Students share the love whilst supporting the #LoveOurColleges Campaign
Bexhill College Students share the love whilst supporting the #LoveOurColleges Campaign
17 Feb
Love was in the air at Bexhill College as students shared why they love their College, in support of the Association of College’s (AoC) #LoveOurColleges Campaign. Students took part in some Valentine’s Day activities by posting the reasons they love their College...
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Students show support for St Michael's Hospice
Students show support for St Michael's Hospice
17 Feb
Yellow Week is an annual awareness opportunity raising donations for St Michael's Hospice. Bexhill College students got involved by wearing yellow to show their support, raising a total donation of £64.04. Thank you to everyone who donated.
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Students Energised to Undertake Fairtrade Challenge
Students Energised to Undertake Fairtrade Challenge
11 Feb
Recently Jack Doherty, from Bexhill Fairtrade Town Group, visited Bexhill College to talk to first year Vocational Business students about Fairtrade and how they can make a difference. Jack showed the students the positive impact that previous students in the...
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Team of Geology Students win the School's Geology Challenge South East Heats
Team of Geology Students win the School's Geology Challenge South East Heats
10 Feb
On Friday 31st January, Bexhill College hosted the South East heats of the School’s Geology Challenge, a competition organised every year by the Geological Society. Teams from The Skinners’ School and Beacon Academy, as well as a team from Bexhill College, took...
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Bexhill College Football Academy play against League Leaders, Tonbridge Angels
Bexhill College Football Academy play against League Leaders, Tonbridge Angels
07 Feb
Bexhill College, in partnership with Eastbourne Borough Football Club, suffered a fifth consecutive league defeat losing 6-3 away to league leaders Tonbridge Angels. On a day which saw Eastbourne have 11 players unavailable for selection, they controlled large...
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Animal Management Students Raise Money for RSPCA with Vegan Cake Sale
Animal Management Students Raise Money for RSPCA with Vegan Cake Sale
07 Feb
Animal Management students put on a fantastic bake sale, which included delicious vegan cakes. The group raised just over £110 for RSPCA Mallydams Wood. Congratulations to all involved.
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Bexhill College Football Academy Suffer Defeat to Welling United
Bexhill College Football Academy Suffer Defeat to Welling United
07 Feb
Bexhill College, in partnership with Eastbourne Borough FC, suffered a 5-0 defeat to Welling United in the National Alliance League. Eastbourne started the game in high spirits due to the excellent Sussex cup victory against Stars Football Academy but were quickly...
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Student Wins AoC Sport Volunteer of the Month Award
Student Wins AoC Sport Volunteer of the Month Award
04 Feb
Bexhill College student, Georgina Coulter, has won January’s AoC Sport (Association of Colleges) National Volunteer of the Month. Georgina has consistently volunteered for every Basketball game held at the College so far this year as the Table Official, from...
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Catering Students Visit Gravetye Manor
Catering Students Visit Gravetye Manor
30 Jan
Level 2 Catering students recently visited Gravetye Manor, near East Grinstead, a 4 star hotel with a Michelin star restaurant. The students were given a tour of the hotel, rooms and gardens. Following this, they were taken around the kitchen areas, given a talk...
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Film Spotters Debut Cinema Screening
Film Spotters Debut Cinema Screening
29 Jan
On Wednesday 15th January the Bexhill Film Spotters screened their debut film, Booksmart! The Bexhill Film Spotters are a group of Young Film Programmers who are planning and promoting screenings of independent films at the Izzard Theatre. Young Film Programmers...
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Women's Volleyball Academy Compete Against Regional Champions
Women's Volleyball Academy Compete Against Regional Champions
28 Jan
The Bexhill College Women’s Volleyball Academy recently competed against Barnet Southgate College in the AoC Sport National Cup Quarter finals. Despite being down in numbers the Academy still put on a fantastic show really closing the gap in the second set. The...
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Bexhill College Football Academy progress to Sussex Cup Semi-final
Bexhill College Football Academy progress to Sussex Cup Semi-final
27 Jan
Bexhill College, in association with the Chelsea Football Club Foundation, progressed to the Semi-final of the Sussex Cup following a 2-1 victory against Stars Football Academy on Friday 24th January. Following a disappointing result against Whyteleafe on Wednesday...
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Bexhill's games against Whyteleafe
Bexhill's games against Whyteleafe
23 Jan
Bexhill College, in partnership with Eastbourne Borough Football Club, suffered a third consecutive defeat in the National Alliance league losing 9-0 at the hands of Whyteleafe. Following on from the close encounter between the two teams the previous week, which...
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Students meet mentors at Career Ready Master Class
Students meet mentors at Career Ready Master Class
21 Jan
For several years, Bexhill College has been approved to deliver the Career Ready programme to prepare young people for the world of work. Established in 2002, with its headquarters at Canary Wharf, Career Ready has connected employers with schools and colleges...
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Students Become Global Ethical Investors
Students Become Global Ethical Investors
20 Jan
Students studying A Level Business and Economics at Bexhill College have recently donated £496.45 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 capital....
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Politics students attend masterclass at the University of Sussex
Politics students attend masterclass at the University of Sussex
17 Jan
Our A Level Politics students attended a Politics Masterclass run by the nationally renowned Politics Department at the University of Sussex. Students attended a series of lectures that aimed to introduce them to degree level study of Politics, and further their...
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Basketball Academy Excel in South East League
Basketball Academy Excel in South East League
17 Jan
The Bexhill College Basketball Academy led their latest game against Farnborough College from start to finish, with point differences of up to 65 in Bexhill’s favour during the game. With the winning result of 93 to 28, Bexhill were unstoppable. AJ Hyde, player...
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A Capital Experience
A Capital Experience
15 Jan
An excellent day at “A Capital Experience” with the Career Ready programme. Career Ready students travelled to London, where they started their day at the Dominion Theatre, with other Career Ready students from across the UK. They were inspired by speakers that...
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Student Designs 'Defiblocator' App
Student Designs 'Defiblocator' App
14 Jan
Current Bexhill College student, Benjamin Davis, has designed an app called 'Defiblocator.' Benjamin studies Computer Science, Physics and Maths and has used his skills to create the app which locates defibrillators across the country, well done Benjamin!...
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Unlucky game sees 3-1 defeat for Bexhill College against Maidstone United
Unlucky game sees 3-1 defeat for Bexhill College against Maidstone United
10 Jan
Bexhill College, which is in partnership with Eastbourne Borough Football Club, suffered an undeserved 3-1 defeat away to Maidstone United in the Under 19s National League. In what was the first game since before Christmas, Eastbourne will feel very hard done by...
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Bexhill College Presents: Peter Pan Jr
Bexhill College Presents: Peter Pan Jr
17 Dec
Our talented Performing Arts students put on a spectacular performance of Peter Pan Jr last week in the Izzard Theatre. As always, tickets for the show were extremely popular and quickly sold out; Due to this, the students put on an extra back-to-back show, on...
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Swimmer selected to represent Bexhill College at National Championships
Swimmer selected to represent Bexhill College at National Championships
17 Dec
Sporting success continues at Bexhill College as international student, Ilaria De Biase, is selected to swim as part of the South East Division’s Team for the ESSA National Inter-Divisional Swimming Championships. This will take place at Ponds Forge, Sheffield...
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Bexhill College Football Academy climb into second spot on the table
Bexhill College Football Academy climb into second spot on the table
16 Dec
Bexhill College Football Academy, in partnership with Eastbourne Borough FC, made it three wins from three consecutive games on Wednesday afternoon, defeating a strong Worthing side 1-0 at Priory Lane. In what was the final game before Christmas, Eastbourne have...
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Huge success in regionals for College’s Sports Academies
Huge success in regionals for College’s Sports Academies
13 Dec
Bexhill College's Sports Academies have had an action-packed season so far, playing their usual fixtures as well as achieving impressive results in the Association of Colleges (AoC) regional competitions. Wednesday 6th November saw the women's Football...
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Students qualify for next stage of Computing challenge
Students qualify for next stage of Computing challenge
11 Dec
Last month, Computer Science students from Bexhill College took part in the prestigious BEBRAS Computing Challenge, which takes place in over 40 countries and is designed to get students around the world excited about computing. The competition involves problem...
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Motivating Workshop for Sports Massage Students
Motivating Workshop for Sports Massage Students
11 Dec
Sports Massage students were treated to a workshop with local businessman and personal trainer Richard Pringle. Richard discussed the challenges of launching a business including, how to finance a business and educating the students on matters such as tax and...
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Determined Bexhill defeat Dover Athletic
Determined Bexhill defeat Dover Athletic
06 Dec
Bexhill College Football Academy, in partnership with Eastbourne Borough FC, produced a determined and committed display to overcome a tough Dover Athletic side 4-2 on Wednesday 4th December at Priory Lane. Eager to build upon last week’s promising display against...
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Badminton Academy Compete in South East Regionals
Badminton Academy Compete in South East Regionals
05 Dec
Bexhill College’s Badminton Academy competed in the AOC Sport South East Regionals on Wednesday 27th November. The whole team put on a fantastic show against some admittedly tough competition. However, the College’s women’s doubles team fought hard and came second...
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College staff win Active Travel Challenge
College staff win Active Travel Challenge
03 Dec
Earlier this year, staff at Bexhill College took part in the Active Travel Challenge. The aim of the Challenge was to encourage people in East Sussex to commute to work in more sustainable ways, such as walking, cycling, using public transport and lift-sharing....
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Bexhill College Compete in South East Swimming Gala
Bexhill College Compete in South East Swimming Gala
03 Dec
On Friday 22nd November, Bexhill College Swimming Academy travelled to the Portsmouth Mountbatten Centre for the South East Regional Association of Colleges Swimming Gala. The College competed in the 50 metre and 100 metre individual races, as well as 50 metre...
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Women’s Football Academy lose hard-fought clash against BHASVIC
Women’s Football Academy lose hard-fought clash against BHASVIC
03 Dec
On Wednesday 27th November, Bexhill College’s Women’s Football Academy welcomed BHASVIC to their home ground, and gave a very strong BHASVIC side more than what they were expecting. A very even first half saw BHASVIC dominate possession, but Bexhill looked more...
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Bexhill Women’s Volleyball Academy bring home impressive win
Bexhill Women’s Volleyball Academy bring home impressive win
02 Dec
After a long drive to London, Bexhill College’s Women’s Volleyball Academy played a confident game against Leyton Sixth Form College on Wednesday 27th November. Bexhill College dominated, winning a clear three sets undefeated over the London team, meaning they...
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Staff and students Dig Deep for Denny
Staff and students Dig Deep for Denny
29 Nov
On Wednesday 20th November, Bexhill College held a ‘Wear it Green Day’ in support of the ‘Dig Deep for Denny’ campaign. Staff and students across the College wore green to raise awareness and fundraise as much as possible. The ‘Dig Deep for Denny’ campaign is raising...
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Bexhill College Football Academy returns to winning ways
Bexhill College Football Academy returns to winning ways
28 Nov
Bexhill College, in partnership with Eastbourne Borough FC, returned to winning ways in the National Alliance League on Wednesday 27th November, defeating the Crystal Palace Foundation 4-1 at Priory Lane. In a game which was affected by the weather conditions,...
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Bexhill College maintains ‘Good’ Ofsted rating
Bexhill College maintains ‘Good’ Ofsted rating
27 Nov
Bexhill Sixth Form College welcomed Ofsted recently and have received confirmation that it has, once again, maintained its ‘Good’ rating. Bexhill College was one of the first to be inspected with a Short Inspection on the new Ofsted framework which started in September...
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Bexhill College Netball Academy pull ahead against Steyning
Bexhill College Netball Academy pull ahead against Steyning
26 Nov
Bexhill College’s Netball Academy played a tight game on Wednesday 20th November against Steyning Grammar School. Steyning had defeated Bexhill in the last fixture, so Bexhill were prepared for a tough home game. Throughout the game, both Bexhill and Steyning...
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Eastbourne Borough face difficult defeat to Dulwich Hamlet
Eastbourne Borough face difficult defeat to Dulwich Hamlet
26 Nov
On Wednesday 20th November, Bexhill College, in association with Chelsea Football Club Foundation and in partnership with Eastbourne Borough Football Club, suffered a humiliating and humbling 13-2 defeat away to Dulwich Hamlet in the National Alliance Football...
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Bexhill College raises money for Children In Need
Bexhill College raises money for Children In Need
25 Nov
Earlier this month, Bexhill College organised several fundraising activities to raise money for BBC Children in Need, and managed to successfully raise a combined total of £344. The Prince's Trust students at the College organised and ran popular events such...
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Bexhill Basketball team face toughest game of the season
Bexhill Basketball team face toughest game of the season
22 Nov
Bexhill’s Basketball Academy faced their toughest basketball game of the season so far, facing the Regional Champions Richard Collyer’s on Wednesday 20th November. After a strong start, with early baskets from Oscar Perrotton and Joshua Kindleysides, Bexhill fought...
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Business Students Raise over £500 for Local Children's Charity
Business Students Raise over £500 for Local Children's Charity
19 Nov
Our vocational Business students have recently been putting their entrepreneurial skills into practice by running a series of fundraising events. Read student Chloe Wilkinson’s report of her group’s success. “As part of our work-related learning, which forms...
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Bexhill College top the South East Basketball League
Bexhill College top the South East Basketball League
18 Nov
The 13th might be unlucky for some but not for Bexhill’s men’s basketball team who played and beat Worthing College in a home game on Wednesday 13th November. Worthing were previously top of the South East AoC Sport League but have now been replaced after a very...
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Comfortable win for Bexhill College Netball team
Comfortable win for Bexhill College Netball team
18 Nov
The Bexhill College Netball team played excellently on Wednesday 13th November, coming away with a win against East Sussex College (ESC) Eastbourne in the Sussex Schools League (U19). The game began strongly with Bexhill and ESC Eastbourne battling for the lead,...
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Eastbourne Borough dominate against Burgess Hill Town
Eastbourne Borough dominate against Burgess Hill Town
18 Nov
On Wednesday 13th November, Bexhill College, in association with Chelsea Football Club Foundation and in partnership with Eastbourne Borough Football Club, defeated Burgess Hill Town 4-2 in the National Alliance Football league. The match took place at Eastbourne’s...
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Bexhill College Swimming Academy compete at Nationals
Bexhill College Swimming Academy compete at Nationals
16 Nov
On Saturday 16th November, Bexhill College’s Swimming Academy travelled to the Nationals at the London Aquatic Centre, competing in four senior swimming races. The women’s team places 12th in the country in the freestyle race, narrowly missing out on the finals....
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International football scholarship success
International football scholarship success
15 Nov
Bexhill College’s Football Academy has received some exciting news. Lillie McSweeney, who plays in the women's academy, was recently offered a scholarship through Future Elite Sports to play football in America next year. Lillie explained how she found out...
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Bexhill College Cricket Academy become Regional Champions
Bexhill College Cricket Academy become Regional Champions
14 Nov
On Tuesday 12th November, the Bexhill College Cricket Academy set off for Farnborough Sixth Form College bright and early at 6:30am to compete in the AOC South East Regional Cricket Championship. Seven teams took part in the day-long event to become Regional Champions,...
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Students represent Bexhill College in UKMT Senior Maths Challenge
Students represent Bexhill College in UKMT Senior Maths Challenge
13 Nov
On Thursday 7th November, nearly fifty A Level Maths students at Bexhill College took part in the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) Senior Maths Challenge. The Challenge involved a ninety-minute test which encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of...
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East Sussex College inch ahead against Bexhill College 2nd team
East Sussex College inch ahead against Bexhill College 2nd team
12 Nov
On Wednesday 6th November, the Bexhill College Football Academy 2nd team lost their second game in two weeks with a 1-0 defeat against a very physical East Sussex College Lewes team. Bexhill began the game slowly and allowed Lewes to control the match with their...
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Bexhill College students selected to attend Working Options in Education conference
Bexhill College students selected to attend Working Options in Education conference
11 Nov
A group of Bexhill College’s Politics, Economics, Business and Law (PEBL) students were recently invited to attend the Working Options in Education fifth annual Leadership Symposium on Thursday 7th November. It was held at the Rothamsted Research Centre in Harpenden,...
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Tight game sees Eastbourne Borough draw 3-3 with Ebbsfleet United
Tight game sees Eastbourne Borough draw 3-3 with Ebbsfleet United
11 Nov
On Wednesday 6th November, Bexhill College in association with Chelsea Football Club Foundation and in partnership with Eastbourne Borough Football Club (EBFC) drew 3-3 with Ebbsfleet United in a breathless encounter in the National Alliance League. In a game...
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Students compete in the BEBRAS Computing Challenge
Students compete in the BEBRAS Computing Challenge
11 Nov
Students have recently been taking part in the BEBRAS Computing Challenge, this is organised in over 40 countries and is designed to get students all over the world excited about computing. The competition involves solving problems using computational thinking...
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Bexhill College invited to attend Farley’s Art Trust Art Awards
Bexhill College invited to attend Farley’s Art Trust Art Awards
08 Nov
Bexhill College was invited to attend the prestigious Farley’s Art Trust Art Awards on Friday 25th October at the Farley’s Gallery in Chiddingly, East Sussex. This biennial event celebrates the achievements of GCSE and A Level art students from schools and colleges...
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Bexhill College Women’s Football Academy battle in regional  7-a-side tournament in Eastleigh
Bexhill College Women’s Football Academy battle in regional 7-a-side tournament in Eastleigh
07 Nov
The Bexhill College Women’s Football Academy travelled to Southampton on Wednesday 6th November for the AoC Sport South East Women’s Football Regional Tournament. Due to exams and unavailability, Bexhill were not at full strength, taking only 9 players against...
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Young Film Programmers Group Launch
Young Film Programmers Group Launch
07 Nov
A new enrichment activity launched in the TV Studio yesterday, the Young Film Programmers group, with support and funding from Film Hub South East and the BFI. Students will be coming together to select films for exhibition at our very own Izzard Theatre, to...
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Two Successful Open Evenings at Bexhill College
Two Successful Open Evenings at Bexhill College
29 Oct
On Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th October, Bexhill Sixth Form College welcomed over 900 prospective students to its open evenings for September 2020 entry. Students and their families travelled from areas such as Hastings, Rother, Eastbourne, and even from as...
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Bexhill College Senior Swimming Teams Qualify for Nationals
Bexhill College Senior Swimming Teams Qualify for Nationals
28 Oct
Bexhill College won both male and female 50 metre freestyle and medley relays at the Sovereign Centre earlier this month and as a result of their impressive relay time, they have now qualified for Nationals at the London Aquatic Centre on Saturday 16th November....
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Educating our children to save the planet
Educating our children to save the planet
25 Oct
Children at Bexhill College’s Early Years Nursery have recently been learning about how to come together to save the planet, by learning about recycling, using less plastic, and different types of materials. The aim is to educate children from an early age about...
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Bexhill College advance to Sussex cup quarter finals
Bexhill College advance to Sussex cup quarter finals
24 Oct
Bexhill College, in association with Chelsea Football Cub Foundation and in partnership with Eastbourne Borough, progressed into the quarter finals of the Men’s 1st team Sussex cup following a dramatic penalty shootout victory over Uckfield Community College. ...
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Bexhill College Basketball Academy Secure First League Win
Bexhill College Basketball Academy Secure First League Win
23 Oct
On Wednesday 23rd October, Bexhill College Basketball Academy travelled to Farnborough for their first league match of the season. Bexhill chose a strong starting five which included the likes of AJ Hyde, Ed Rose, Oscar Perrotton and Lewis Powell. They got off...
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Hundreds of Bexhill College students take part in youth vote
Hundreds of Bexhill College students take part in youth vote
22 Oct
Throughout September and the beginning of October, hundreds of Bexhill College students, aged 16 to 18, took part in Make Your Mark. Make Your Mark is a nationwide vote run by the UK Youth Parliament, which helps decide the topics that the Youth Parliament debate...
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Students Meet  the Professionals at second session of the Health & Social Care Academy
Students Meet the Professionals at second session of the Health & Social Care Academy
22 Oct
Last week students had the opportunity to talk to different professionals about their careers within the NHS, at the second session of our Health & Social Care Academy. They spoke to two social workers, a school nurse, a student midwife, who is in her last year...
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Bexhill Men’s Basketball team reach regional quarter finals
Bexhill Men’s Basketball team reach regional quarter finals
21 Oct
Bexhill Men’s Basketball played to an excellent standard on Wednesday 16th October, making it to the quarter finals of the South East Regional Tournament. In the group stage they finished in the top four, knocking out two teams, moving them up to the quarter...
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Don't worry if you couldn't make our Open Evenings...
Don't worry if you couldn't make our Open Evenings...
18 Oct
...There are College Tours available now. Although we encourage everyone to come to one of our Open Evenings, we understand that not everyone was able to make them. For those that were unable to come to our Open Evenings, the College is running weekly tours before...
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High Competition for a place on the Career Ready Programme
High Competition for a place on the Career Ready Programme
18 Oct
For several years, Bexhill College has been approved to deliver the Career Ready programme to prepare young people for the world of work. Established in 2002, with its headquarters at Canary Wharf, Career Ready has connected employers with schools and colleges...
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Bexhill College students receive Dance masterclass
Bexhill College students receive Dance masterclass
17 Oct
Our A Level 1st and 2nd year Dance students participated in an intense workshop on Monday, run by James Wilton Dance Company. They learnt new skills and choreography, and enjoyed the challenges involved. Well done to all of the students who took part! If you would...
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Students attend Cyber Choices talk lead by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit
Students attend Cyber Choices talk lead by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit
17 Oct
Maths, Computer Science, Engineering, ICT and Electronics students attended a talk lead by the Cyber Prevent Team from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit. They discussed cyber choices, the Computer Misuse Act and how computer hacking & coding can be...
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Dominant start to the season for Bexhill College’s 2nd football team
Dominant start to the season for Bexhill College’s 2nd football team
16 Oct
Bexhill College’s 2nd football team has got off to a dominating start of the season, with two resounding wins in their opening two games. The first game was played at home against Varndean and started well, with Sean Howard scoring a hat trick within the first...
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Oriel FC 6 – 2 Bexhill College 2nd’s
Oriel FC 6 – 2 Bexhill College 2nd’s
15 Oct
On Wednesday 16th October, Bexhill College’s second team started the game strong against Oriel FC. They defended well and their attack caused Oriel’s defence a lot of problems with their pace and intensity. Bexhill College scored their first goal with a good...
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Bexhill College calls on Chancellor Sajid Javid to back Prime Minister’s pledge for further education college investment
Bexhill College calls on Chancellor Sajid Javid to back Prime Minister’s pledge for further education college investment
15 Oct
Bexhill College has been supporting ‘Love Our Colleges’ week, which ran from Monday 14th October to Friday 18th October. The ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign was launched by the Association of Colleges (AoC) in partnership with UCU, Unison, NEU, GMB, ASCL, TUC and...
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Childcare students host toddler group
Childcare students host toddler group
15 Oct
Level 2 Childcare students ran their first toddler group sessions last week, supported by second year students and their tutor. The children explored spaghetti play, painted with pegs and cotton wool and enjoyed a singing session, story time and a variety of healthy...
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Bexhill Basketball Academy defeated in close BHASVIC game
Bexhill Basketball Academy defeated in close BHASVIC game
15 Oct
Bexhill College played BHASVIC as part of the AoC league on Wednesday 9th October, tipping off at 3:30pm. Bexhill fielded a strong team who led the game for the first half, and only narrowly lost to the opposition when they pulled into the lead during the last...
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Bexhill College's Swimming Success
Bexhill College's Swimming Success
15 Oct
Well done to the Bexhill College Senior Swimming Teams who won both the male & female 50 metre freestyle and medley relays on Wednesday 9th October at the Sovereign Centre! This is an incredible achievement. Want to find out more about our Sports Academies? Visit...
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Bexhill College Ladies battle against Chichester College in first game of the season
Bexhill College Ladies battle against Chichester College in first game of the season
14 Oct
A result that at first suggests a bad performance is not at all what it seems. Facing the team that beat Bexhill 16-0 last year, with lots of new players and a new coach, the game was hard to predict. But with some good preparation and a large squad, the team started...
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Students visit National Theatre as part of ‘Make Theatre Count’ day
Students visit National Theatre as part of ‘Make Theatre Count’ day
08 Oct
Last week, our Music Production and Production Arts students visited the National Theatre in London as part of a ‘Make Theatre Count’ day, exploring backstage careers and technical skills. The students got to see behind the scenes and get their hands on the fantastic...
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Super Student reaches the Summit
Super Student reaches the Summit
03 Oct
Since 2015, students in the Politics, Economics, Business & Law Section have been using their entrepreneurial flair to help people to escape poverty. In recent years students have participated in the WildHearts Group’s Micro Tyco social enterprise competition and...
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Business Students Perfect Presentation Skills
Business Students Perfect Presentation Skills
02 Oct
Our Extended Diploma students in Business recently attended an employability skills seminar provided by the Working Options in Education organisation. This organisation engages, inspires and motivates state-educated sixth form students to realise their full potential...
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Bexhill College suffer 5-4 loss in tense Tonbridge Angels game
Bexhill College suffer 5-4 loss in tense Tonbridge Angels game
01 Oct
Bexhill College Football Academy’s first team is partnered with Eastbourne Borough Football Club, and is in association with Chelsea Football Club Foundation. The College’s first team plays in the National League U19 Alliance under the name of Eastbourne Borough....
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Guest speaker highlights the benefits of learning languages for future careers
Guest speaker highlights the benefits of learning languages for future careers
01 Oct
Our Languages students recently had a visit from Ellie McBurnie, a Costume Design graduate from Arts University Bournemouth. She spoke to the students about how studying languages can facilitate careers working abroad. Ellie talked about her own internship at...
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Dance students take part in two hour jazz workshop
Dance students take part in two hour jazz workshop
30 Sep
Last week our Vocational Dance students took part in a two hour intensive jazz workshop, studying the amazing Bob Fosse style and technique. Impressive work by all! Thank you to former dancer for Chicago The Musical, Lizzi Hills, for coming in and working with...
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Bexhill College Football Academy secures its first home win of the season
Bexhill College Football Academy secures its first home win of the season
23 Sep
Bexhill College Football Academy’s first team is partnered with Eastbourne Borough Football Club, and is in association with Chelsea Football Club Foundation. The College’s first team plays in the National League U19 Alliance under the name of Eastbourne Borough....
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Lower Sixth Chemistry Challenge Success
Lower Sixth Chemistry Challenge Success
18 Sep
Congratulations to all of our students who took part in the Lower Sixth Chemistry Challenge set by the University of Cambridge. Six students gained Copper Certificates, and two achieved Silver Certificates, placing them in the top 30% of all entrants in this extremely...
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Bexhill College Football Academy’s First Game of the Season
Bexhill College Football Academy’s First Game of the Season
12 Sep
Bexhill College Football Academy, in partnership with Eastbourne Borough and in association with the Chelsea Football Cub Foundation, suffered an opening day 5-0 defeat on Wednesday 11th September at Welling United in the National Alliance League. Eastbourne struggled...
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Outstanding Results for Bexhill College
Outstanding Results for Bexhill College
15 Aug
Another year of outstanding 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 15th August Bexhill...
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