Entry Level Eight Plus (8+) exam
School Name Brighton College Prep
Description Co-ed School. Day and weekly boarding available from age 13.
Age range 3-10 (Prep School) 11-18 (College)
Size 300 approx at Prep School; 1,000 approx at College
Fees £5050 – £6,250 (Prep School) per term
Address Brighton College Prep School, 2 Walpole Road, Brighton, BN2 0EU
Email (general enquiries) firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone (general enquiries) 0044 (0)1273 704210
Head Richard Cairns
Head of Prep School John Weeks
Prep Admissions Email: email@example.com Tel: 0044 (0) 1273 704200
This claim by the headmaster of Brighton College, Richard Cairns is admirable and ambitious:
‘Every child at Brighton College is valued for his or her own sake, encouraged to develop his or her talents to the full in a community where there are no stereotypes and where every achievement, however small, is noticed.’
It is a forward-thinking school, where academic achievement, independent thinking and curiosity is fostered and encouraged. In the College for example, a ‘trouser uniform’ and a ‘skirt uniform’ is available to all pupils regardless of sex, but they must stick to a consistent choice.
The school values strong partnerships with parents. Click here for the Prep School Parent Handbook, which we think you will find useful.
The main intake point into the Brighton College Prep School is at age 8 into Year 4, though places are usually available for Year 5 and Year 6 (10+).
For up to date application details and key dates for Brighton College at 8+, click here.
Open Days and Visits
Registered candidates will be invited to an open day, but you can always arrange an individual visit to the Prep School to meet the head. You can also combine this with a visit to the College too.
To book an open morning, please click here.
To book an individual visit to the Prep School, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All registered candidates will be invited to sit examinations in English, maths and verbal reasoning. Pupils are offered places on the basis of their performance in the entry assessments, subject to satisfactory references from their current school.
8+ English practice papers, ideal for Brighton College Prep eight plus (8+) exam preparation:
8+ Maths practice papers, ideal for Brighton College Prep eight plus (8+) exam preparation:
8+ Reasoning practice papers, ideal for Brighton College eight plus (8+) exam preparation:
8+ Reasoning Pack 1 (Verbal Reasoning sections)
8+ Reasoning Pack 2 (Verbal Reasoning sections)
8+ Reasoning Pack 3 (Verbal Reasoning sections)
8+ Listening practice tests, ideal for Brighton College eight plus (8+) exam preparation:
Scholarships and Bursaries
Bursaries may be available to pupils from low income families and modest deferment may be available to families suffering short term financial problems. They are available for pupils in Years 7 to 13 and are awarded for one academic year only. Parents must reapply each year. Please note that receipt of bursary support for one year does not guarantee support in subsequent years.
For further information, click here and go to Section G.
Most pupils move on to the Senior School of Brighton College, as this is the wish of the majority of parents. However, the College uses the common entrance exams as the assessment for entry and therefore places are not guaranteed
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