Kings Colleges: Brighton location factfile

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Location factfile: Kings Brighton In this factfile: College facilities Local map Key staff Courses available Sample activities Nationality statistics Student survey results Typical excursions Accommodation options

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Kings Brighton Choose Kings Brighton 1 One of the UK’s most vibrant seaside cities 2 Hip and relaxed, with two universities 3 New “state of the art” city centre school


Location factfile: Kings Brighton

People you’ll meet Sara Foster College Services Manager

Sofia Huang Student Services Manager

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Annika Lewis Welfare and Accommodation Manager

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Welcome to Kings Brighton

Location factfile: Kings Brighton

Kings Brighton is a brand new state-of-theart college with an on-site student residence and cafeteria. Located in the vibrant, student-centred and recently regenerated London Road area of the city, it enjoys close proximity to shops, restaurants, and transport hubs, and is opposite one of Brighton’s most popular parks. College address and contact number Kings Brighton 27 – 33 Ditchling Road Brighton BN1 4SB T +44 (0)1273 443403

Kings Brighton’s striking reception area full of art and design, and communal seating

College facilities Spacious classrooms Interactive whiteboards Computer Learning Centre Library resources On-site cafeteria Technology classroom

On-site residence with en suite rooms On-site laundry facilities Wireless internet access Art room Science labs Watch the Kings Brighton video Visit kingshub.online/colleges-Brighton or follow this QR code

Kings Brighton is located in central Brighton in a vibrant area near shops and cafes

Modern classroom with interactive touch board

Accommodation

Spacious art studio

Food is freshly prepared at the on-site cafeteria each day

Purpose-built, fully equipped science labs


Courses at Kings Brighton

Location factfile: Kings Brighton

GCSE

Art Foundation

International High School Programme

3 term GCSE: Entry from: Aged 15, IELTS 5.0* Starts: September

Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 5.0* Starts: January

Entry from: Aged 14, IELTS* or Junior English Test Starts: September and January

A-levels

UAL Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

English Preparation

Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 5.5* Starts: September or January

Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 5.0* Starts: September

Entry from: Aged 15, IELTS 3.5 – 5.0* Starts: January, April, July and September

Extended A-level

Extended Art Foundation

IELTS Preparation

Entry from: Aged 15, IELTS 4.0* Starts: September, January, April, June

Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 4.0* Starts: September, January and April

Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 4.0* Starts: Various, see factsheet

International Business Foundation

University of Bristol Pathway

Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 4.5* Starts: September, January

Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 5.5* Starts: September, January

Extended International Business Foundation

Academic Study Programme

Advanced Level Foundation Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 5.5* Starts: September or January Extended Foundation Entry from: Aged 16, IELTS 4.5* Starts: September, January, April, June

Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 3.5* Starts: September, January, April, June

Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 4.5* Starts: September, January

Medical Foundation Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 6.5* Starts: September, January Science and Engineering Foundation Entry from: Aged 17, IELTS 5.0* Starts: September, January

* Or equivalent

For information on all courses, visit our website kingscolleges.com


College life and community Sample Social activities

Location factfile: Kings Brighton

Nationality statistics

Tennis

Sample enrichment Bank of England visit

Basketball Football training and matches Volleyball Cinema Shopping The Bank of England is the UK's central bank, its role is to deliver monetary and financial stability for the British people. It is a popular excursion destination amongst our Business students.

Restaurant evenings Badminton Tenpin bowling Football matches —Brighton & Hove Albion Drama workshop

Google science fair

Theatre Live Music Cultural events

 C hina 3%  E astern Europe, Turkey and CIS 12%

Sample Clubs and Societies

 L atin America & Brazil 12%

Student Council

 M iddle East, North Africa and Iran 21%

Kings Enterprise

 S outh East Asia 21%

Debating Society Textiles Club Performing Arts Photography Society

 S outh Europe 7%  W estern Europe 23% (UK 19%)

Google Science Fair is a global online science and technology competition open to students from 13 to 18 years old, which Kings students have participated in recent years. Houses of Parliament trip Eagle Labs work experience

Nationality Statistics 2020 – 2021

Culture Club Science in the News Guitar Club Sample activities calendar (click image or follow QR in bottom right corner to view current activities calendar)


Out and about in Brighton

Location factfile: Kings Brighton

Area surrounding the college Restaurants, cafes and bars Shops Supermarket Cinema The Brighton museum is full of fascinating historic pieces, and is free for local residents and students

Banks Park

The vibrant North Laine shopping district

Distances to important landmarks Train station (Brighton)

7 min walk

Train station (London Road)

11 min walk

Beach

15 min walk

i360 tower

25 min walk

Main shopping centre (Churchill Square)

20 min walk

Gatwick Airport

25 min train

London

50 min train

Typical excursions London Lewes Seven Sisters Country Park Isle of Wight Arundel Castle

Brighton pier is a must-visit landmark

Brighton Marina South Downs National Park Royal Tonbridge Wells Brighton and Hove Albion football matches

Churchill Square shopping centre offers all the big brand high-street names

Cycling is popular in Brighton with a great seafront cycle path

There is always something going on in this vibrant city

The Level Park is situated directly opposite the college

The Brighton Pavilion is a striking building well worth a visit


Accommodation

Location factfile: Kings Brighton

Homestay Homestay is a great way to experience multi-cultural Britain and feel part of UK home life. We have a range of homestay hosts in Brighton (retired people, professional couples, single parents and

Oxford Place On-Campus Residence Our on-site residence at Kings Brighton for students aged 15 and over spans the top two floors of the college. The residence features single, en suite bedrooms with communal student lounges that offer great views over The Level Park. A secure entrance that is separate to the main college reception enables students to access their accommodation outside of school hours

families) who would all like to welcome you into their home. As a new member of the home you will take part in the normal routine of life. You will probably meet other members of the household, as well as friends and neighbours. This will be a good chance to practise your English. Every homestay is carefully inspected by our accommodation team and checked on a regular basis to ensure they exceed the minimum requirements of our students.

On-Campus Pavilion Point Residence Located just 2 minutes’ walk from the school, it offers single rooms with en suite bathrooms, on a self-catering or half-board basis. A limited number of self-contained studio rooms are also available. Communal facilities at the residence include a student lounge area, courtyard garden, TV/games room, gym and coffee shop.

Download all Brighton accommodation factsheets here

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