A college where every student is important

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.

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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Latest College News

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Varndean College Textile Students' Success at Knitting and Stitching Show, London

Our A Level Textiles students recently attended the Knitting and Stitching Show at London's Olympia and a number of them entered the show's Dressmaking Competition which had three categories: 'A Dress from your Stash', 'Go Green' and 'Upcycle old into New'.

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Varndean College Student Successes in UK Maths Challenge

Students at Varndean College achieved 4 golds, 10 silvers and 11 bronzes in this year's UKMT Senior Maths Challenge.

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Beijing Bayi School Visit

The College welcomed 80 visitors from China's Beijing Bayi School yesterday, who were visiting Brighton as part of a UK cultural tour.