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Our International Manager, Shaun Clark, has just returned from visiting Shanghai in China where he spent time visiting four schools, two existing partner schools and two potential new ones.
We are pleased to congratulate Spencer Thornton (Year 2) and Mia Brimilcombe-Cowie (Year 1) who were chosen as finalists with their dresses being exhibited in the Competition Gallery at the show, as well as being modelled on their catwalk.
Approximately 7,000 of the top students are invited to sit one of the follow-on competitions, the British Mathematical Olympiad (BMO1) or the Senior Kangaroo (SKANG).
The College welcomed 80 visitors from China's Beijing Bayi School yesterday, who were visiting Brighton as part of a UK cultural tour.
Thirty Varndean College first and second year A Level Film Studies students attended a 'La La Land' Explore Film workshop course at Lewes Depot Cinema on January 17th.
Students took their first steps into potentially saving lives this week.
Students from Varndean College have been participating in the local Dusty Bluebells Project, a project initially set up in January 2018 as a 12 week pilot funded by The Big Lottery Fund, but which has proved so successful it is now run again this January and there are plans to offer it to all care homes and nurseries across Brighton and Hove.
This could be engagement in lessons, outstanding progress, attendance or quality of course work.
Year 1 student, Evie Dunn, was presented with a prize of a £20 Amazon voucher yesterday by College Principal, Phil Harland.
College Principal, Phil Harland, said: "I am once again delighted with the Ofsted report which its inspectors have returned.
Anya-Niamh, who previously studied at Holy Trinity CofE School, currently studies A Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Physics, as well as the Extended Project Qualification, and hopes to study medicine at one of the UK's top universities for six years before going on to be a doctor with the Armed Forces.
Varndean College currently has nine students who are Police cadets throughout different units in Sussex.
Members of staff at Varndean College took part in the 'Cycle September' competition again this year.
Congratulations to Varndean College student, Jude Birch, who has scooped up yet another award; this time one of The Argus's Youth in Action awards, 'Innovator of the Year', sponsored by the i360.
Varndean College's International Baccalaureate students have once again displayed an exceptional performance in their Diploma results this summer.
World renowned film critic David Thomson, made a rare UK personal appearance at the Depot Cinema, Lewes, on 10 March, sharing his insights in conversation with Depot Young Programmers.
Varndean College in Brighton is delighted with the success of its students who have once again maintained an impressive record of A Level and Vocational exam results.
Varndean College student, Kate Granlund, has been awarded joint second place in Cambridge University's annual Woolf Essay Prize.
Students at Varndean College following the Sports Leadership Award alongside their academic studies have once again run another fantastic tournament for the 'Year 9 Surrenden Cup'.
Maya Rutland wins the Kellie Miller Art Award.