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Entire jigsaw is monitored with the slick electronic report card which culminates in the tutor sitting down with the pupil and focusing on the past, present and what needs to be done. Input far more supportive than reflective as the houseparent adds their comments before a pdf report is emailed home.  The manicured rugby pitch dominates the front of the school but the main sports fields are a five minute drive away – the girls in particular enjoy the walk for the warm up and catch up it provides. The range of sports currently on offer stretches from basketball to equestrian events...

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Meet Eastbourne College at the Independent Schools Show 2018, Stand 629

What the school says...

Eastbourne College is a co-educational boarding school with equal numbers of day and boarding pupils. An Eastbourne College education develops pupils academically, broadens their experience outside the classroom, inculcates agreed values and prepares them to play an effective role in society. The school is a community in which staff, pupils and their parents are wholly involved in the full-boarding life of the College. ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Design & Technology Product Design at an English Independent School (GCE A level)

2016 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking French at an English Independent School (Level1/2 certificates)


Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.





What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2016, Thomas Lawson (40s), previously deputy head at Christ's Hospital. PPE degree from Oxford; taught economics and humanities at Winchester for 15 years, where he was also a housemaster, and under master for two years. His wife, Jessica, is also a teacher, and they have two young children.

Academic matters

Everyone starts with a wide sweep of subjects, tasting everything until they settle down to GCSE choices; can take a selection of French, German, Spanish, Latin and Greek. Parents say not the place for the brightest of the bright but meets the needs of the very smart ones (and stretches – one ex-London prep pupil went up a set in most subjects after first year) while the value added in the classroom and out is excellent – as the school says, ‘what really counts is...

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Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

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