Some of our successful students

Lucy Baker

2 x A* and 2 x A

Nottingham University to study Psychology

Chloe Cook

1x A* and 2 x A

University of East Anglia to study Ecology

Ben Hulme

1 x A* and 2 x A

Loughborough to study Civil Engineering

Ella Wood

2 x A* and 1 x A

Gap year

Phoebe Starbuck

4 x A

Leeds University to study Politics

Ella Sinclair

2 x A* and 2 x A

Manchester University to study Social Anthropology

Amelia Wood

3 x A

Leeds University to study Sociology

Olivia Nagle

English Literature B, Geography A, Textiles A*, EPQ A
'The college has enabled me to explore fascinating concepts and ideas that apply to the world we are living in NOW as well as the future. I have been able to express myself as a person and the college has always had a relaxed but hard-working, and welcoming feel'

Taking a gap year to work with smaller communities abroad, especially working with the environment and children.
After, I hope to go to university to study Geography.

Emily Johnson

Chemistry C, Biology B, Geography C, EPQ A*
Biomedical Science at Kings College, London


Ben Hulme

Geography A, Maths A*, Physics A, EPQ A*

Civil Engineering at Loughborough Uni

Tom Sherin

Photography A*, World Development A, Geography C
Gap year then Leeds Uni to International Development. Combining Geography and World Development to find my niche. Lots of interest in current affairs and would like to make a difference.


Jess Pallone

English Literature C, Law A*, Geography A*, EPQ A

I think college was a pivotal experience for me, when discovering my future. Varndean College has been a good experience with regards to both education and providing a welcoming ambiance.

Going to Sussex Uni to do Law

Chloe Cook

Biology A*, Geography A, History A
Ecology at UEA

Ella Wood

Film Studies A, Business Studies A*,  Law A*
Outstanding practical work: high level of engagement in production outside of college; runner up in MOMI UK film award 2015..
Ella is a young, professional filmmaker who has been involved with the BFI and NFTS

I've been allowed to progress in a supportive atmosphere where I've developed my creative potential.

Gap year. Film Production at University of Gloucestershire.

Jack Small

Computing A, Maths A, Physics B