Brighton and Hove A-level students outperform national average for top grades

A-level students in Brighton and Hove outperformed the national average for the top grades with 58.8 per cent achieving A* to B. The provisional results for 2,068 state school students compare with a national average of 52.9 per cent of pupils passing with A* to B grades. The...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 11:03 pm

First A-level students at University Technical College celebrate passes

The first A-level students at a new college were celebrating their results today (Thursday 17 August). UTC@harbourside opened just two years ago in Newhaven, with students from 14 to 19 years old coming from a wide catchment area that includes Brighton and Hove. The University...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 9:45 pm

Missing girl, 16, been found in Brighton

A teenager who was missing for more than a week has been found in Brighton, Sussex Police said this afternoon (Thursday 17 August). The force said: “Teenager Jenny Doyle, 16, who has been missing since Tuesday 8 August has been found in Brighton on Thursday 17 August.” Yesterday...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 6:52 pm

Three men jailed for drug dealing in Brighton and Hove

Three men have been jailed for drug dealing in Brighton and Hove, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 17 August). The force said: “Three more men have been jailed for dealing heroin and crack cocaine in Brighton and Hove. “They were arrested during a six-month long operation...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 6:42 pm

PACA reports improved A-level performance

The Portslade Aldridge Community Academy has reported an improvement in A-level performance, with a higher proportion of pupils achieving better grades. PACA said: “The percentage of students achieving at least A* to A grade or equivalent has increased from 60 per cent to 73 per...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 6:11 pm

Brighton police to star in ITV documentary tonight

Officers and staff based at Brighton Police Station are due to star in an ITV documentary this evening (Thursday 17 August). The programme – The Brighton Police – is a two-part documentary, two hours long in total, looking at the variety of work handled by those working for...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 1:55 pm

Joy at BACA as A-level pass rate remains 100 per cent

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy principal Dylan Davies spoke of his pride as students recorded a 100 per cent pass rate at A level. As they repeated last year’s academic success, Mr Davies said that BACA’s vocational results were also impressive. BACA reported that every...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 1:32 pm

BHASVIC students celebrate A-level success

Students at BHASVIC are celebrating A-level success with 13.3 per cent achieving at least one A*. The sixth form college has achieved a 64 per cent A* to B rate this year – up 1 percentage point. The rate of A* to Bs has remained steady despite changes to A levels, with students’...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 1:00 pm

Cardinal Newman reports rise in A-level passes and higher grades

Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Hove has reported a rise in A-level passes and more students achieving higher grades. Headmaster James Kilmartin was particularly pleased given the government’s A-level reforms which have been intended to make the qualification more rigorous....
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 11:40 am

Three Brighton and Hove Albion players sign new long-term contracts

Three Brighton and Hove Albion players have signed new long-term contracts with the club. Lewis Dunk, Shane Duffy and Anthony Knockaert have committed their futures to the club, Albion said this morning (Thursday 17 August). The club said: “Dunk and Knockaert have signed new...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017 at 10:35 am
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