As you may be aware a number of our students will shortly be taking their GCSE Maths and English exams onsite at all Dv8 sites. In order to best accomodate all the exams we will have to shut down all timetabled classes on the following mornings;  Wednesday 18th May Friday 20th May Tuesday 7th June […]

It has been nationally and locally observed that there has been a significant impact on student wellbeing this academic year, in addition to some students sitting examinations for the first time in two years. With this in consideration we are mindful to ensure students have an opportunity to take stock of their assessment and progress […]

We want to wish all those who are taking their GCSE exams good luck and all the best for the coming weeks. Please remember to look after yourself and your wellbeing. Over the coming weeks we will be offering advice and tips on our social media, alongside resources that you can access. Our entry requirements are flexible, […]

Are you starting with us this September? Or are you a Dv8 student progressing internally or switching courses? Perhaps you’re feeling a little nervous about being in a new environment and not quite sure what to expect.  Our ‘Get To Know You’ days are the perfect opportunity to meet other classmates, your tutors, have a […]

This month, we caught up with former Media Production student, Toni Land, who left us back in 2016. If you would like to feature as an alumni of ours, do get in touch by emailing 1. What did you study at Dv8?Media Production 2. What was your experience of studying at Dv8? What is your […]

This month’s Alumni profile is Charlie Stonham, a past Media Production student who is currently studying Performing Arts in Birmingham. If you would like to feature as an alumni of ours, do get in touch by emailing 1. What did you study at Dv8?Media Production 2. What was your experience of studying at Dv8? What […]

The week of April 4th will be used as a Reading Week. As was the case in the week before the Christmas holiday, we will not have normal taught lessons for vocational lessons. Instead, the focus will be on completion of assessed work, responding to teacher feedback on assessment, resubmission of assessment and research and […]

Dv8 Sussex wanted to acknowledge the acts of kindness following the donations we received for those having to flee from Ukraine, and to provide an update. Both of our sites have been supporting local drop off areas who are arranging and transporting aid to Poland and Moldova. It was clear so many wanted to help. […]

This week was International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8th March, and Dv8 celebrated women’s achievements and recognised the importance of gender equality. This year, we took part in the International Women’s Day theme, #breakthebias, where we acknowledge the challenges that Women still face on a daily basis in the workplace and society. The aim of […]

In light of the current situation in Ukraine, Dv8 Sussex are supporting the need for help and aid to reach those in and fleeing Ukraine. We will be accepting donations of essential items until Wednesday 16th March. If you feel you can, a donation of any of these listed items would be greatly appreciated. These can […]

To coincide with our Gender Awareness in Media and Entertainment month, this month’s Alumni profile is Charlotte Ayres. Charlotte continues using her creativity in graphic design for her own business whilst working with young people at a charity. If you would like to feature as an alumni of ours, do get in touch by emailing […]

This month we are celebrating Gender Awareness in Media and Entertainment (GAME) to coincide with International Women’s Day on the 8th March. We feel that it is important to highlight the disparity in gender that currently exists within the creative industries and our courses. We would like to challenge this by incorporating the theme of this year’s […]

We would like to notify you of a planned inset day on Monday 21st February, which is the first Monday back after half term.We apologise for the late notice of this inset, however, due to the impact of Covid in the last term our normal schedule of staff training has been disrupted. All students due to […]

This month’s Alumni profile is Keith Bridle, a prior Media Production student, who has kept himself busy since leaving us back in 2017! If you would like to feature as an alumni of ours, do get in touch by emailing 1. What did you study at Dv8? I studied Media Production, Level 3 at […]

Join us on Zoom on Thursday 24th February 2022 from 5.30-8pm for our Virtual Q&A Event! Do you have a burning question you would like to ask about one of our courses? Are you wanting to know more about our admissions process? Are you wondering if you’ll get any financial support whilst studying with us? Our staff […]

We understand the importance of our students having a high level of attendance, and we wanted to celebrate those that have kept their attendance to a high level.  Congratulations to Games Development Level 3 Year 1 and Music Production & Performance Level 3 Year 1 & 2 in Bexhill and Games Development Level 3 Year 1: […]

Following on from December’s Alumni Profile, Oliver Redman, we were delighted to have spoken to Julia, a past Games Development student, who left us in 2020. 1. What did you study at Dv8?Games Development 2. What was your experience of studying at Dv8? At Dv8 I learned valuable skills that I’m able to apply to my work […]

Our Autumn end of term newsletter has been sent out to all parents, students and applicants. If you haven’t received a copy, you can read about all that we have been up to below and do contact us at if you would like to be added to our mailing list. *|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Welcome to […]

If you weren’t able to catch the live stream of our End of Term Music Performance, then you can watch the highlights on our YouTube channel! A huge well done to all of the Bexhill Level 2 and Level 3 Music students and Leon for putting this show together. We hope you enjoy and have […]

Tomorrow on Wednesday 15th December between 1.30-2.30pm, join our Music students over in Bexhill for a live-streamed performance! They will be performing a variety of pieces- festive and non-festive, so grab a comfy seat and enjoy the music! To join, head over to our Facebook page here and either click the ‘story’ circle or the […]

Each year our Music students take a classic Christmas song and put their own spin on it. This year our students took on ‘Last Christmas’ by Wham! Credit to all of the students and staff who were involved in the making of the song and video. We hope you enjoy watching this as much as we enjoyed […]

This Friday 10th December is Christmas Jumper Day and we are asking all students and staff to wear their finest knitted garments, whether on-site or at home! We are also asking (if able) for a £2 donation to be made to Save The Children. By pulling on our Christmassy knits & donating, we’ll be transforming […]

Week Beginning Monday December 13th  Following careful consideration, we have decided to make the last week of term, beginning Monday December 13th a Directed Study Week. This means that students will be set and supported to complete specific projects, which they can choose to do either in College or work from home. College will remain open as […]

Introducing our ‘Alumni Profiles’, a series where we will feature an alumni member a month.  For December 2021, we caught up with Oliver Redman who left us back in 2018. 1. What did you study at Dv8?Music Production & Performance 2. What was your experience of studying at Dv8? What is your favourite memory?Loved it, the […]