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Years 6 to 8 pave the way for transition into Year 9 at Brighton College after sitting Common Entrance or scholarship exams. A mixture of traditional and innovative teaching builds upon each pupils’ knowledge and understanding. The combination of academic, arts, sports and pastoral lessons ensure our children experience an extensive educational grounding.

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The curriculum provision is rich in content, balanced and exciting.”

— Independent Schools Inspectorate

Winning the Primary Maths Challenge was amazing.”

— Thilojan, Year 6

Being a prefect means I have friends across the whole school.”

— Maddy, Year 8

Years 7 and 8 provide excellent academic preparation for the College.”

— Mrs Ashfold, Deputy Head (Academic)

Breaking Mr Ashton's secret history code was exciting.”

— Daisy, Year 8

I loved using the beach to help understand tidal flow.”

— Dylan, Year 7

Beyond the classroom

Our teachers extend the learning of our older pupils with continued enrichment experiences. This is enhanced by a residential trips programme, which assists in broadening their academic knowledge.

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Great experiences

Learning comes alive with an extensive programme of visiting subject specialists and speakers throughout Years 6 to 8.

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