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Bexhill College is a sixth form college with a long history of excellent post 16 education. In September 2004, the college moved into brand new buildings situated in Penland Road, Bexhill-On-Sea. As of 2006 the college attained a grade 3 in its OFSTED report.
The college became an IB World School in May 2006. in 2011 ofsted awarded the college a good grade
There are about over 9000 full-time students.
Nearly all the college’s day-time students are between 16 and 19 years old although there are students younger than the age of 16 attending the college.
The college is co-located with post-16 students of Glyne Gap School. The Glyne Gap students have been given their own open-air space within the college grounds.
The current principal is Karen Hucker.
The Bexhill College Theatre was opened by the comedian Eddie Izzard in December 2013. The Theatre comprises a performance space of 13m by 5m with seating for 200. The seating may be retracted.
Notable alumni (in A-Z order)
- Jo Brand
- Michael Cowpland
- Eddie Izzard
- James McCartney
- Stella McCartney, fashion designer
- Hayley Okines
- Charity Wakefield
- "Bexhill College". IB World Schools. IBO. Retrieved 2009-04-23.
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