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We are pleased to announce that our next Open Evening will be on Thursday 16 November 2023, 6-9pm.

What to expect?

During our Open Evening, you will have the opportunity to speak to each of our Subjects, listen to talks from Head of College Molly Rao, Assistant Head Richard Marsh and students, as well as taking a look around our site.

To make sure you are able to experience everything on the evening, please see the below document with a list of locations; save this on your phone, ahead of the evening! We will have additional signage around the site as well.


How to get here:

We are located in the heart of Brighton and Hove with plenty of different travel options! Due to current construction work for our site improvements, we have very limited parking on site, so please find alternative travel wherever possible.

PARKING - If you are travelling by car, we have limited parking on our School site (Cardinal Newman Catholic School) as well as spaces within the College for those with accessibility needs. There are other spaces available on the roads that are paid on meter.

BUS - We have a number of Bus Stops located along The Upper Drive that run throughout Brighton and Hove. You can plan your journey here.

TRAIN - Hove station (15 minute walk) and Brighton station (30 minute walk)

ON FOOT - Please enter the via the College Gates located on The Upper Drive, BN3 6ND.

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Year 11 Taster Day

We are delighted to welcome Year 11 students who currently attend schools other than Cardinal Newman Catholic School to our College Taster Day which will be held on Thursday 30 November. Students at schools other than CNCS should follow their absence procedures directly with their current schools if they wish to attend one of our Taster Day sessions.

We will be holding two sessions, one in the morning from 8.40am through to 12.00pm (Taster Day A) and one in the afternoon from 12.30pm through to 4.05pm (Taster Day B).

All students will follow a personalised five subject session timetable and as such, all students should select five subjects, together with one reserve subject which will be added in the event of any timetable clashes. Please refer to the Courses section of our website to make your selection of five subjects (

Students who currently attend Year 11 at Cardinal Newman Catholic School should not complete the form via the link below as subject choices will be made during their tutor time.


On Thursday 30 November, students should arrive 15 minutes prior to either their morning or afternoon sessions, i.e. 8.25am or 12.15pm to collect their timetables for the day from the College reception area.


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We are situated in a great location, next to our School that allows students to attend the college via all different means of transport.

Car - On the evening, please park in the School Car Park which can be accessed via the main gate on The Upper Drive (opposite Cottesmore Primary School). To then access the college, please exit the car park via The Upper Drive and then walk up to the College entrance gate.

Train - The nearest train station is Hove, which is only a 10-15 minute walk to the College. The quickest route will take you via Wilbury Avenue, through The Drive and then up The Upper Drive.

Bus - Below are a selection of buses that run by the College. For a full list of buses, please visit the Brighton & Hove website for buses.

  • Number 14:  Newhaven ~ Newman College

  • Number 48: Bevendean ~ Churchill Square (via Newman)

  • Number 59A: Shoreham ~ Churchill Square (via Newman)

  • Number 27: Westdene ~ Saltdean (via Dyke Road at the top of The Upper Drive)

Taxi - There are taxi ranks available at nearby stations, Brighton and Hove.

Bicycle - We have an area to lock away your bike during the event, this is located to the right of the main college building.

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