student information


All exams are in the morning, starting at 9am.
English GCSE
Paper 1 – Wednesday 26th May (1hr 45min)
Paper 2 – Thursday 10th June (2hr 5min)
Maths GCSE
Paper 1 (Non calc) – Thursday 27th May (1hr 30min)
Paper 2 (Calc)- Friday 11th June (1hr 30min)
Paper 3 (Calc) – Friday 18th June (1hr 30min)

student handbook 2020/21

reporting an absence

To report a student absence, please use one of the following methods:

Brighton Centre Office: 01273 550432

Bexhill Centre Office: 01424 213890

Text: 07441907928 (please note you cannot call this)

application forms

16-19 Bursary Guidance – This tells you about the types of bursaries available through Dv8 Sussex and also about Free Meals.

16-19 Bursary Application Form (printable) or 16-19 Bursary Application (digital)- Use this form if you are applying for a 16-19 bursary.


TOTUM | The #1 UK Student Discount Card and App


What used to be NUS Extra, TOTUM offers young people the same discounts as before. As a student at Dv8 Sussex, you can apply for a TOTUM card here, which costs from £14.99 per year.


The Young Peoples Centre offers lots of free advice and support, running various drop-ins to help with things like Sexual Health, IT/Computing, Healthy Cooking, Counselling and lots more.

The Youth Advice Centre has now merged with Housing Advice and offers a range of services for 13-25 year olds including general advice, housing advice, sexual health and emotional/listening support.

Childline offers free and confidential advice on a wide range of issues. 

YMCA WiSE works across Brighton and Hove, Surrey and East Sussex to support children and young people to stay safe in their relationships.

You can make a report to CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection command) if you are worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online.

Papyrus provides confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through their helpline, HOPELINEUK. 

The National Self Harm Network (NSHN) supports friends, families and carers of individuals who self harm.

A website listing services and projects available for young people aged 13-25 in Brighton & Hove. Click here for more information.

For information about the different types of Benefits available and how to apply, click here.