Kings was founded in Bournemouth 60 years ago by Frederick King, with Kings Brighton opening in 2017. Mr King’s vision was to promote better global understanding through education. These values and ethos continue at Kings today. Kings is a modern, small independent college for ambitious students looking for a mature yet supportive learning environment and community in which they can express their own identity, explore their interests and achieve their ambitions.
Kings Brighton offer a broad range of extra curricular activities such as: Student Council, Yoga/Pilates Club, Basketball Club, Textiles Club, Chess Club, Martial Arts Club, Astronomy Club, Football Club , Badminton Club,Beach volleyball.
A broad range of EAL courses are available including; IELTS preparation, Cambridge Examinations, General, Intensive and English plus Business or Digital Media and Summer programmes. Extended academic courses provide a transition from study overseas in to UK education, developing students’ language and study skills in preparation for further academic study.
Kings provides a range of English language and Summer programmes alongside; GCSE, iGCSE & A-level options. Both Extended level and Advanced Level Foundation courses are available with additional Foundation courses in Art & Design and International Business. The college also runs Easter revision programmes for day and boarding students.
The college has 220 students in total and takes pupils from age 14 upwards. Over 35 countries are represented in the student body and 200 of the 220 pupils are boarders.
Kings has a maximum of 10 students on A-level programmes, 12 on other academic programmes and 14 on English language courses.
They offer a wide range of subjects across sciences, arts and humanities. They will help you decide on the ones which are best for your intended degree.
You will follow a mixed curriculum including Science, Mathematics, English and Humanities subjects. You will prepare for your GCSE exams in a range of subjects, depending on your academic level.
The college provides on-campus boarding in single en-suite rooms, with further off-campus and host family options also available.
Kings Brighton does offer Boarding facilities at the school, rather than homestay, for an additional £6,958 per year.
The Group Tutor Your constant point of reference for support and advice.
The Accommodation Officer If you are from overseas, ensures you are secure and comfortable with your host family or in your student residence. Always available to resolve any problems.
The Welfare Officer Helps you with any personal or emotional needs you have. Always available for friendly advice and support.
A-Level results 2023/2024
33% A*-A ( 25% above national average )
39% A* and A grades
16% A* ( The national average is 8.9% )
UAL Foundation Diploma students: 100% pass rate
Kings Education also has USA study locations; in Boston, New York, Los Angeles (2 locations) & New Jersey. Kings also offers pathway courses at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley that lead to degree courses at University of Wisconsin-Madison.