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Labour win an Early General Election at Varndean College

Students and staff at Brighton’s Varndean College had the opportunity to make their political views known last week as the college staged a mock General Election.   Students were invited to vote for their preferred political party whilst gaining a flavour of what it is like to vote in a ‘real election’. The results came in the following day with Labour winning at 58%, followed by The Greens with 23%, Conservatives 9%, Lib Dems 8% and UKIP 2%.

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Varndean College students make local cinema history!

On a bright summer’s evening on 19th May, eager Varndean Film Studies students participated  in the first ever screening to an audience at the new Depot cinema in Lewes. Our students were hugely privileged to be numbered among the first test audience in a pre-launch screening at the brand new cinema which has state of the art digital laser projection and soundwave audio-technology.

Varndean College Teacher’s Book Shortlisted for National Prize

theatrical unrestA book by Varndean College’s IB Co-ordinator, Dr Sean McEvoy, had been shortlisted for the 2017 Theatre Book Prize. The award will be made at a ceremony at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London in May.
Theatrical Unrest: Ten Riots in the History of the Stage, 1601-2004, published by Routledge, tells the story of how plays have inspired acts of violence from the time Shakespeare up until the present day.

Flat Pack Seating Project

First year A level 3D design students worked for 9 weeks on developing ideas and producing a scale model for a piece of furniture that had to be fabricated from a flat sheet and constructed using non-permanent joining methods i.e. no glue/nails.

Flat Pack project

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