Brighton Girls – Designing the Future
We are excited to unveil a multi-million-pound development to transform the Montpelier site where the Senior school and Sixth Form are currently located. This ambitious community building project will welcome the public for the first time into the former home of Regency city landowner Thomas Kemp. Under bold plans by Head Rosie McColl, the ornate landmark will become a community hub including a learning space for pupils and flexible working space for local entrepreneurs to use, with a pop-up wellbeing cafe. New landscaping around the site will transform the school’s green spaces.
The project has reunited our Prep school pupils with the main campus, moving from premises on Radinden Manor Road into The Vicarage in Temple Gardens where the Prep school used to be.
The Head explains “We want to create a setting where there are big sisters to mentor little sisters in a school that is a home to girls aged from four right through to 18. Our junior pupils will benefit from new specialist spaces for art, science and design. With a dedicated early years playground and a tree-lined lawn at the centre of the site, our younger pupils will have a space to play, to discover, and to learn on a unique campus in our vibrant, buzzing city.”
While the ground floor of the Temple will be used as a collaborative space for all, the top floor will be redesigned as a hub for the school’s sixth formers and the basement will have state-of-the-art music facilities for the school’s musicians to learn and practise in.
Read about the Designing The Future project in the booklet below.
Our Astro-Turf Pitches, Old Shoreham Road, Brighton
Our full size football and hockey pitches provide an all-weather surface suitable for many different sports including markings for athletics and a long jump pit.
Brighton Girls Field Centre – Boughrood, Wye Valley
We have our own Field Centre that is used regularly for school trips and situated in the beautiful Wye Valley in Wales. The main building houses the living accommodation, which includes a two-level dormitory sleeping up to 30 in bunk beds. The adjoining staff house sleeps a further six in three double rooms.
Old Market Theatre, Hove
This smart Regency building hosts a contemporary mix of comedy, music, theatre and fringe theatre. We regularly use the Old Market Theatre for our shows and productions, giving the girls a taste of a professional theatre experience. Our annual dance show, Momentum, is held here as well as other theatre experiences from Shakespeare workshops to drama performances.