Address: Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 3QH
Number of Pupils: 765 (465 boys, 300 girls)
Fees: Day students £7,370; weekly boarders £11,020; full boarders £11,720 (all per term); Day boarders £100 per term additional supplement
Head Teacher:Mr Peter Goodyer
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Entrance Procedure: Children joining in Year 9 will attend a Bede’s Experience Day.
Contact: 01323 843252
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Open Day: Saturday 14 September 2019
Over 35 subjects are offered at GCSE and IGCSE and in the sixth-form there are over 40 different courses ranging from Cambridge Pre-Us and traditional A-levels to vocational courses such as Animal Management. BTECs are offered in a range of subjects.
Games & The Arts
All major sports. Academy programmes in football, tennis, hockey and cricket. Five percent of pupils play county or national level sport. Outstanding performing arts. Probably the best art department in the South East and the school is also home to the Legat School of Dance.
Superb boarding facilities including two new boarding houses opened in 2012. All students have their own tutor.
Over three quarters of students achieve their first choice of university places. Other students go on to music, drama and dance colleges. A considerable number move on to art college.
Head Teacher’s Philosophy
‘We are ambitious for our students, inspiring a self-belief that empowers them and stimulates their natural curiosity. Their enriched learning experience increases their appetite to achieve more because they expect more.’
Beautiful 100-acre Sussex campus. Exceptional sports facilities including swimming pool, squash courts, fitness centre, cricket pavillion and water-based astro. Outstanding art department. State-of-the-art boarding facilities. Over 40 drama and musical performances each year. Staff student ration of 1:7. Ranked in the top one per cent of schools nationally for value added at A-level.
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