What is Eastbourne College Like?
Eastbourne College is a traditional boarding and day school in the pleasant and safe seaside town of Eastbourne on the south coast of England, under two hours from London. The school is only moderately selective academically yet boasts excellent exam results and an impressive range of leaver destinations.
A recent multi-million pound investment has seen the construction of a new teaching block with impressive facilities including a performance space and state of the art classrooms.
Would Eastbourne College be good for my child?
The College’s primary aim is to equip children to lead happy, fulfilled lives in a safe environment, operating on the basis of shared values: pursuit of excellence, integrity, participation, and kindness. With a diverse academic syllabus and exceptional co-curricular opportunities, pupils are encouraged to be inquisitive, open minded and find inspiration in everything they do.
Students are offered a wide range of co-curricular activities each afternoon, including sport, service, and creative options. Art and Music are particular strengths of the school. There is an art gallery attached to the school which displays students work which is highly creative and imaginative.
Sport is well catered for at Eastbourne and facilities are excellent. There is a brand new swimming pool with touch-pad timing and squad training available.
How can I apply to Eastbourne College?
There are normally two points of entry into the College: at the start of the Michaelmas term in Year 9 for boys and girls aged 13 plus, and in the Lower Sixth (Year 12) for boys and girls aged 16 plus. Pupils wishing to join the College in Year 10 are considered on an individual basis.
For information about applying to this school, please submit an enquiry.