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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'.
Students at Varndean College achieved 4 golds, 10 silvers and 11 bronzes in this year's UKMT Senior Maths Challenge.
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.
Many of our Business Studies and Law students were presented with one of Varndean College's 'Upwards Through Business & Law' awards yesterday.
Year 1 student, Evie Dunn, was presented with a prize of a £20 Amazon voucher yesterday by College Principal, Phil Harland.
Varndean College student, Harry Dawes, has recently been awarded Sussex Police's 'Individual Cadet of the Year' award.
Following their recent visit, Ofsted inspectors have once again confirmed Varndean College as being a 'good' college, where students thrive and achieve.
Varndean Science student Anya-Niamh Tidey has her eyes set on a medical career in The Army when she graduates, but her passion, skills and achievements have already been recognised by The Army who have awarded her a remarkable seven year bursary.
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'.
Varndean College Visual Arts department supports the work of more than two hundred A Level Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography, Textiles and 3D Design students from Brighton, Hove, Sussex and further afield.