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At Varndean, students achieve more...

At Varndean we pride ourselves on our inclusive and harmonious environment, where every student is given the opportunities and support they need to fulfil their potential. Our aim here at Varndean College is to develop students into well-rounded, confident and free thinking individuals who are aspirational and ready to move on to the next stage of their lives.

Located in the green outskirts of Brighton, we offer 16 to 19 year-old daytime students a wide range of academic and vocational courses, as well as being the only state-funded college in the area to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

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Although we cannot open our doors in person to you at the moment, take a look around our beautiful campus using our interactive 360 Degree Virtual Tour.

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Varndean Update Spring 2021

Read about some of our exciting news stories that have taken place over the last six months.

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Varndean's new £2.9m STEM Centre is now open!

Our brand new two-storey STEM Centre, comprising 4 Science labs, 6 teaching rooms, prep rooms and a fabulous atrium; inspiring the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

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Latest College News

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Welcoming a new member to our College personnel

We look forward to welcoming a new member to our College personnel next week ... meet Simba, the College Dog! Simba, a Goldendoodle and…

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New Student Union!

After a brilliant campaign, with hustings and voting now complete, we are delighted to announce our brand new Student Union for 2021-2…

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Photography student Max Mistry secures a winning entry in 'Show and Tell' photography competition

Congratulations to second year A Level Photography student, Max Mistry, whose photo 'Jumbled' was one of the final 83 winning entries in the…

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Varndean College
Surrenden Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 6WQ
Tel: 01273 508011
Email: office@varndean.ac.ukGet Directions

Address

Varndean College
Surrenden Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 6WQ
Tel: 01273 508011
Email: office@varndean.ac.ukGet Directions

Varndean was one of the best times of my life. Without the support and inspiration the teachers gave, I would not be where I am today. Thank you Varndean for opening me to education and career opportunities I never knew were possible.

Hannah Lewin, now studying International Development with Anthropology at UEA