Dv8 Sussex wants to extend a helping hand to the local community. We are offering anyone who hasn’t obtained maths and/or English GCSE (grade D/3 or lower) the opportunity to study them free of charge. This is much more than a classroom or online tutor-led lessons. We offer small group online learning from experienced tutors, […]

Dv8 Sussex is delighted to be able to offer a brand new course for young people aged 16-18 from January 2021. Our Creative Gateway course is designed for young people to explore options within the creative industries, undertake work placements and who may also need to improve their maths and English skills and qualifications. They will […]

#ChristmasJumperDay is on Friday 11th December, and we are asking all of our staff and students to wear their festive attire to raise money for Save the Children UK.  Donate what you can and help support an incredible charity by giving your donations to the centre coordinators on the day. Make the world better with a sweater.

All week our students have been getting involved in #AntiBullyingWeek and today is #FriendshipFriday! Not only have students and staff been wearing odd socks all week, but they have also been decorating their own! We have been encouraging the students to do one act of kindness for a friend/family member and have been discussing with them what […]

For all of our students who are currently studying English and/or maths, we are pleased to announce the June 2021 GCSE dates. All exams are morning (starting at 9am). If you have access arrangements for exams, you will be given your allocated time nearer the time. Further information including location, will be provided closer to […]

This week is Anti-Bullying Week and at Dv8 Sussex, we are getting fully involved! All staff and students have been asked to wear odd socks today to promote their support against bullying in all forms. We have been talking to students about why it is important to accept and celebrate people’s differences and to show […]

Dear Parent/Carer  I hope that you are keeping well in these challenging and uncertain times. As we start the second half of the first term, I wanted to take the opportunity to update you on our current strategy for teaching, learning and assessment. Before half term, we were adopting a 50:50 model, with students attending […]

We understand that many of our parents/carers/guardians/students will be anxious to know what Dv8 Sussex is planning on doing over the latest lockdown. In line with the Government’s guidance, we will remain open as usual. This means that we will still be following the same timetable as before up until the Christmas break at the […]

Following Dv8’s successful merger with London Learning Consortium (LLC) we are very pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Sharpe as our new Principal of Dv8 Sussex. Jim Sharpe has been Principal at East Sussex College Hastings since January 2018, with responsibility for quality assurance for the entire East Sussex College group. Alongside this role, […]

We wanted to update you on student timetables for the start of term on Monday 21st September 2020. Individual learner timetables will be sent out by 5pm on Thursday 10th September to the email address that the student applied with.  We are working hard to ensure that learner groupings and learning arrangements are optimal for both […]

Due to the update released from Ofqual on Monday 17 August (click here), the system for receiving GCSE results is now as follows. Students will receive their Centre Assessed Grades on Thursday 20 August – these are the grades Dv8 submitted to the exam boards. Next week the Exam boards will confirm these grades. Grades will […]

In March 2020 Dv8 Sussex received their latest full Ofsted inspection, in which a ‘Good’ grade was awarded for their High Needs provision and ‘Requires Improvement’ for 16-18 Study Programme provision. There were many positives seen by the inspection team, with the final report commenting that: “Students appreciate and benefit from the inclusive environment at […]

Dv8 Sussex are pleased to announce our acquisition by The London Learning Consortium who are also joining the Bexhill Hive CIC. The acquisition is part of Dv8’s plan to further develop as an organisation and LLC’s intention to grow its young people’s provision in London and across the South London Learning Consortium is a Community […]

https://youtu.be/Nre4T1RpswA Our Heads of Centre and Course Leaders have created this video introducing themselves to all of our new starters for September 2020. We hope that now you will be able to put a name to a face and know who you will be working with over your time with us. More content will be […]

On Friday 19th June, we launched our End of Year Showcase virtually! The showcase celebrates all of the hard work our students have been creating over the past year. It has been a crazy year (to say the least), however the students have worked incredibly hard regardless and we are very proud of them. On […]

Dear Students, Parents/Carers, We understand how unsettling the past weeks have been for you, in the rapid changes that the COVID-19 virus has had on our lives. Our aim in this is to be fair to all students this summer and to make sure no one is disadvantaged in their progress to sixth form, college, […]

Dear Parents and Carers,   Dv8 SMT have taken the difficult decision today that we will close both the Bexhill and Brighton campus to staff and students from Wednesday 18th March.  This decision has been taken due to severe staff shortages, rapidly falling student numbers and to protect the college community from unnecessary potential exposure to Covid 19. […]

Dear Parents and Carers, We are writing to reassure and update you on our college contingency plans regarding the ongoing situation with Coronavirus (Covid-19) The Senior Management team have been putting in plans for various contingencies and continue to monitor Government advice around Covid-19. We are basing our college risk assessments and planning on the […]

For those travelling by car to visit the Brighton campus,  here are our best parking suggestions so you can park safely and be only a short walk away;   – NCP Churchill Square – Cannon Place, Brighton BN1 2FB – NCP Church St – Brighton BN1 1US   – Street Parking is a bit of a lottery […]

Monday 18th March 2019 We are very pleased to be able to announce that the ESFA have now approved, by exception, that Dv8 can continue to be funded to offer 16-18 Study Programmes from our centres in Brighton and Bexhill. This also immediately lifts the temporary suspension of in-year recruitment to our programmes, allowing Dv8 […]

TBC Events host a show as part of the Brighton Fringe Festival Pride to Youth: Drag it Out is a fun, fabulous and flamboyant cabaret style drag event in the heart of Brighton to celebrate the young LGBTQIAPP+ community. Expect the unexpected from this interactive and all inclusive event. Watch live performances from a plethora […]

3D Character Artist, Natural Motion We were thrilled to welcome 3D Character Artist George Brierley from Brighton’s Natural Motion Games into Dv8 to help inspire the next generation of game developers and 3D Artists! George shared a vast amount of his own personal games industry insights and character production pipeline. He also took the time […]