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Academic results

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Brighton College has recently been voted England's Independent School of the Year 2019 by The Sunday Times. The judges praised the school for its environment of inclusivity. This nurtures intellectual and personal development, whilst also enabling academic excellence at all levels.

Through their own hard work, and the guidance and support of our dedicated teachers, our pupils achieve nationally outstanding results in external examinations.

Over the last five years, our results have placed us in the top 1% of schools in England. We are the only school in Sussex to make it onto the top 50 of The Sunday Times' UK Top 100 Schools list.

Explore our pupils' successes below.

99% A*-B at A-level 2018

90% 9-7/A*-A at GCSE 2018

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Most forward thinking school in Britain”

— The Week

Brighton College is the leading co-educational school in England”

— The Sunday Times

One word: Exceptional”

— Tatler

A role model for modern Britain”

— Le Monde

A true centre of excellence in all things”

— Daily Telegraph

Britain’s leading co-educational light”

— Country Life

Our awards

  • England's independent school of the year 2019

  • Britain's most forward thinking school 2017

  • Outstanding independent school 2016-17

  • Britain's most forward thinking school 2014

  • UK independent school of the year 2013-14

  • Tatler headmaster of the year 2012-13

  • Sunday Times school of the year 2011-12