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What a difference becoming the neighbour of the senior school has made: many parents we chatted to talked of the new cohesive atmosphere and head says more children are after year 6 than ever before. Sport has been given greater prominence - the year 6s we met were absolutely thrilled with their new netball dresses, in school racing-green colours of course. ‘It’s so cool having the removeable bib feature,’ said one happy customer. Girls now play more fixtures against...

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What the school says...

Girls attending Brighton Girls Prep enjoy the very best in up-to-date educational practice alongside personalised pastoral care and a varied and exciting co-curriculum of sports, clubs and activities. You can expect a nurturing, caring environment promoting high levels of independence in learning and wellbeing.

Brighton Girls challenges stereotypes by offering an education designed for and dedicated to the development and empowerment of confident, happy and sucessful young women. Research indicates girls achieve more when they are given their own dedicated space in which to develop.

At the Prep School it is recognised that specialist teaching with specialised facilities mean that pupils benefit enormously from the teachers’ passion and expertise. Most of the girls make a natural progression to the Senior School. Brighton Girls offers the stability and assurance of quality as part of the national Girls Day School Trust (GDST).
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Acting head

Since 2021, Laura Comerford, previously 11 years at Bute House having taught for 20 years in the UK and Malaysia. Started teaching career in Brighton and ‘jumped at the chance to move back’, but admits that ‘starting the job in a pandemic was not easy’. Didn’t set out to work in single-sex education, but now ‘sees the benefits of a girls-only system’.

Pip, the school’s therapy dog, leaps off head’s lap and greets us as we enter her office. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming: it’s clear Ms Comerford feels very at home two years in. A poster on her office wall reads, ‘Don’t be a Lady, be a Legend’, and sets the tone.

She has successfully overseen the move from the Old Shoreham Rd...

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