Following last week’s post regarding our ‘Get To Know You’ Days, we are delighted to offer a virtual event on Wednesday 23rd June (Bexhill) and Thursday 24th June (Brighton) from 10.15-11.30am. This event will be a chance for you to meet one of your tutors on your course and also other students who you will be […]

Following the Government’s update on Monday 14th June and local government guidance, unfortunately we are unable to offer our ‘Get To Know You Days’ in-person on-site.  As our centres and rooms are relatively small, we feel that it would be best for us to offer next week’s sessions online instead, in order to ensure that […]

Following the Government’s update on Monday 14th June, we have come to the difficult decision to postpone both of our Year 10 Taster Days on Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd June. As our centres and rooms are relatively small, we feel that it would be best placed for us to postpone in order to ensure that we keep you, your […]

From the 14th-18th June, we are holding a virtual work experience week for our students here at Dv8 Sussex. The students will be working on their own separate briefs depending on their course, alongside our guest mentors from the games, music and media industry. We are delighted to share with you the guest mentors for the week, […]

24th June, 3-5pm Every year, we showcase the work that our students have created at our End of Year Showcase and this year is no different! On Thursday 24th June from 3-5pm (Brighton & Bexhill) we will be celebrating all of the hard work our students have put in, especially with all the past year has […]

Dear parents and students, In light of the recent Government updates regarding Step 3 of the lockdown lifting we have updated our risk assessment and will lift the following measures as of the 17th May 2021. Wearing of face coverings will no longer be required in classrooms. They will, however, still be required in communal […]

21st-22nd June, 10am-1pm Experience what it is like to study on one of our courses in the creative industries – Games Development, Music Production & Performance and Media Production. Meet our expert tutors, take part in activities related to the courses and experience life as a Dv8 student! Our Student Services team will be on […]

We are so proud and excited to be partnering up with Lookout Brighton on #TheExchange for this year’s Brighton Festival. Two of our Music students, Arwen and Josh, are participating in this project and will be mentored by artists over the next 6 weeks to come up with a creative experience. Arwen has been matched with Le […]

Hi to all our parents, carers and students, We are looking forward to welcoming back the rest of our students back onsite after the Easter break, however, we understand that returning to college can bring with it lots of feelings of worry and anxiety. We are keen to ensure that all our students and their […]

Welcome to our Spring Half Term 2021 newsletter! Happy Easter to everyone. Let’s hope that the sun stays shining for the holidays. Latest News Ofsted Inspection at Dv8 We are delighted to start by giving an update on our most recent Ofsted inspection. We had a monitoring visit in March and we are proud to […]

We are incredibly proud to announce that we received a grading of “significant progress” on our latest OFSTED monitoring visit. This is the highest grade that Ofsted can award. The report stated that “Leaders and managers have an accurate understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the provision and use this to bring about improvements”, and […]

Hi to all our parents, carers and students, We are looking forward to welcoming some of our staff and students back onsite soon, however, we understand that returning to college can bring with it lots of feelings of worry and anxiety. We are keen to ensure that all our students and their parents/ carers have enough […]

If you need some support with your work, take it to our learning support team for a helping hand. You do not need to have any additional support to use this resource, so come along! Available at the following times:- Bexhill – Monday – 12.40-1.20pm- Brighton – Thursday – 12.40-1.20pm Contact Si the SENCO for […]

Dv8 Sussex are proud to announce that we are taking part in Firstsite The Great Big Art Exhibition 2021. This exhibition is a celebration of art and all of the creativity that each one of us possesses. While museums and art galleries are closed, we are going to share artwork in our centres from our […]

Reopening Update from the Principal  I hope that you are keeping well and the sun is shining where you are. I wanted to give you an update on our planning for returning to college from March 8th. As you will be aware, the government has stated that all students should begin returning to college from Monday March 8th. In the […]

This week is National Careers Week! At Dv8, learners will be finding out about careers in the creative sector and taking part in activities like My Future aspirations webinars, online workplace tours, Q&A’s with industry speakers, ‘watching where I work’ videos and researching creative sectors and labour market information. We want to prepare our learners as much […]

Our wonderful Learning Support team has put together this fantastic video for all of our students showing them how to access remote learning. So if you’re a student or parent of ours and you still need some assistance, check out this video!https://youtu.be/FyUYJTJk0w8

As I am sure you are aware, the government yesterday announced a return to on site delivery for schools and colleges, starting on Monday March 8th. Our priority is to ensure that this return is safe for staff and students. Consequently, we are currently reviewing the operation guidance for further education providers that has now been released and we will […]

Welcome to our Spring Half Term 2021 newsletter! I would like to extend a huge thank you to our students, parents/carers and staff for their efforts over this last half term. It has been a challenging time, but it is great to see progress being made by students in their learning and continued engagement with […]

Dv8 is providing additional booster sessions and 1:1 sessions for all English and mathematics students that have had their studies affected by the coronavirus pandemic. These sessions are for no more than four students at any one time and are being delivered by all our English and mathematics teaching team up until the end of […]

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week, and to coincide with this, we wanted to announce our weekly Wellbeing Programme that is being rolled out in both our Brighton and Bexhill centres for our students. It is incredibly important to look after our mental health, especially in times like these. There is no obligation to join, […]

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed a SENCO, Si, who joined us this week at Dv8 Sussex! Si will be overseeing our Learning Support in both Brighton and Bexhill. “I started off near Portsmouth studying Humanities. I then went to the University of Plymouth to get a Law degree but decided I didn’t […]

Good afternoon, I hope that you are keeping safe and well.  Covid 19 UpdateLike all other education providers, Dv8 has a responsibility to report every positive case to the DfE Coronavirus helpline in order to carry out full track and trace.  Please can I ask you to be aware of the following: When to reportPositive case – If any student/ […]

Our Creative Gateway course is now available for September 2021 entry in both Brighton and Bexhill. The Creative Gateway course is perfect for young people who want to explore their options within the creative industries and may also want to obtain their English and maths GCSE. You will have the chance to participate in classes across the […]

We will be running a drop-in Wellbeing Club for all students! Starting next week, it will run every Tuesday between 12:40pm – 1:10pm. Activities will differ each week, and these will be range from yoga and quick crafts to mindfulness. An email will be sent out to all students detailing what these sessions entail and how to join. We […]