Our Virtual Pupil Guided Tour

We are delighted to be able to return to tours in person, but during lockdown our girls made their own videos –  all very natural and unscripted. Here we have a look at some of the school with sisters Molly – Year 12 (Lower Sixth), who joined us in Year 7 from Downs Junior School, and her younger sister Lotta – Year 7 who joined us this year.

A map is below to give you an idea of the campus layout and our pupils have made some additional films about different areas of the school. We hope that you enjoy them.

Virtual Tour Guide Leaflet

To help you navigate the site, and the tour videos below please find below a map and details of our facilities. (Click on the link for a pdf guide.)

Brighton Girls Visitor Guide Autumn 2020

Year 7 – Our ‘N Block’

Starting Senior School means navigating a more complicated curriculum, a new set of teachers and changing classrooms during the day. To help our Year 7 girls we have a dedicated block – N Block – a set of 3 classrooms where the girls lockers are also housed, meaning their bags and belongings are to hand, and they also have their own toilet facilities. They come in here to register in the morning and can use the rooms during break and lunchtime too  – although they also have netball courts and seated areas nearby so there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy some down time outside.

 

Subject Areas – a closer look

Sports

Science – Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Our Design Hub

Art – coming soon!

Music – coming soon!

Drama – coming soon!

Additional Facilities

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.

Brighton Girls – Designing the Future

We are excited to unveil a multi-million-pound development that will 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, who took the school’s helm in January, the ornate landmark will be reworked to become a community hub including a learning space for pupils, a wellbeing café and flexible working space for local entrepreneurs to use. The school also hopes to transform the landscaping at the front of the Temple and the school’s green spaces.

This is only one strand of Rosie McColl’s vision for Brighton Girls which can be viewed in the brochure below. The project will also reunite our Prep school pupils with the main campus as they leave the premises on Radinden Manor Road and move back 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.

Meet the Head

To book a virtual meeting with either our Admissions Team or our Head, Rosie McColl MA (Oxon), MPhil, please use the  below.

Open Doors Experiences Summer 2021

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    A one-to-one 30 minute meeting with a senior member of the Admissions Team. They will talk to you about the admissions process (including scholarship and bursary queries) as well as life at Brighton Girls.
    A one-to-one 15 minute meeting with the Head, Rosie McColl. Please select a date and time slot for your meeting.
    We are pleased to offer a highlights tour of the school, guided by current pupils. There will be a few key members of our teaching staff there too, and our admissions staff. Please note that we are limiting groups to 4 people in a party, to maintain social distancing effectively, and all visitors are required to wear masks.

Please do not hesitate to drop Admissions a line on admissions@brightongirls.gdst.net if you have any further questions.

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