|Motto||Ex Oriente Salus|
(Haven to the East, another name for a haven being a bourne. . . therefore a 19th century play on words. . . . Eastbourne)
|Headmaster||Simon P Davies MA|
|Chairman of the College Council||Admiral Sir Ian Forbes KCB CBE|
|Founders||Seventh Duke of Devonshire and other prominent Eastbourne citizens|
|Location||Old Wish Road|
|LEA||East Sussex County Council|
|Ages||13 to 18|
|Houses||Day Houses: Blackwater; Craig; Powell; Reeves; Watt|
Boarding Houses: Wargrave; Pennell; Gonville; Nugent; School
|Former pupils||Old Eastbournians|
Eastbourne College is a British co-educational independent day/boarding school for children aged 13-18, situated on the south coast of England. Year 1867 ( MDCCCLXVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting An independent school in the United Kingdom is a school relying upon private sources for all of its funding predominantly in the form of school fees A Master of Arts ( Latin: Magister Artium) is a Postgraduate academic Master's degree awarded by universities in a large Admiral is the rank, or part of the name of the ranks of the highest Naval officers The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly The Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British Order of chivalry founded by George The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British Order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. William Cavendish 7th Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC ( 27 April 1808 – 21 December 1891) known as Lord Cavendish of Eastbourne ( is a large town and borough of East Sussex, on the south coast of England with an estimated population of 94816 as of 2007 East Sussex is a county in South East England. It is bordered by the counties of Kent, Surrey and West Sussex, and to the England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland East Sussex is a county in South East England. It is bordered by the counties of Kent, Surrey and West Sussex, and to the A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located An independent school is a school which is not dependent upon national or local Government for financing its operation and is instead operated by tuition charges gifts and England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The College's current headmaster is Simon Davies. The College was founded by the Duke of Devonshire and other prominent Eastbourne citizens in 1867 and has been growing ever since. William Cavendish 7th Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC ( 27 April 1808 – 21 December 1891) known as Lord Cavendish of Eastbourne ( is a large town and borough of East Sussex, on the south coast of England with an estimated population of 94816 as of 2007 Year 1867 ( MDCCCLXVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting While the College began as an all-boys' school it has in the last 20 years become co-educational.
The College is located in the Lower Meads area of Eastbourne, in a mainly residential area. Eastbourne ( is a large town and borough of East Sussex, on the south coast of England with an estimated population of 94816 as of 2007 Most of the school buildings are on a central campus area but many others are scattered in the immediate vicinity.
As at many other independent schools, sports are taken very seriously at Eastbourne College and throughout the years it has produced many successful teams. Sports are played at the many facilities around the college (including College Field which has been used for training by teams such as South Africa upon arrival in the UK and some internationals) and at various locations around the town acquired by the college. Mark Lock plays rugby for Leeds Tykes having previously won the Premiership with Wasps, Hugo Southwell for Scotland. Mark Lock (born 22 September 1979) is a Rugby union footballer for Leeds Tykes. Leeds Carnegie is an English Rugby union club based in Leeds, West Yorkshire that currently plays in the National Division One after being relegated Hugo Finlay Grant Southwell (born 14 May 1980) in London is a English-Born Scottish Rugby union footballer Will Green played for Wasps when he won the premiership along with Mark Lock before moving onto Ireland.
At the College, each term consists of one main sport.
|Michaelmas||Rugby union||Field Hockey|
However there are also alternative sports, such as cross country, swimming, golf, squash, rowing, sailing & rugby fives. Overview See also Playing rugby union A rugby union match lasts for 80 minutes (plus stoppage time with a short Field hockey is a Team sport in which players attempt to score goals by hitting the Ball across the pitch with a stick Field hockey is a Team sport in which players attempt to score goals by hitting the Ball across the pitch with a stick Netball is a non-contact team Sport similar to and derived from Basketball. Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries Tennis is a sport played between two players ( singles) or between two teams of two players each ( doubles) Cross Country running is a Sport of running Compete to complete a course over open or rough terrain faster than other teams Swimming is the movement by humans or animals through Water, usually without artificial assistance Sailing is the art of controlling a Sailing vessel. By changing the Rigging, Rudder and dagger or centre board a Sailor manages the force Rugby Fives is a handball Game, similar to squash, played in an enclosed court
The Second World War saw the evacuation of Eastbourne College to Radley, and the plaque with its generous inscription commemorating this move and referring to "sympathy. For Roger Knight the British naval historian see R J B Knight Roger David Verdon Knight OBE, MA, BA, DipEd (born 6 September Radley College ( St Peter's College Radley) is a famous English public school situated on the edge of the village of Radley near . . and easy comradeship" has long been a significant feature of the Radley's Chapel Cloister. The Warden at the time, J C Vaughan Wilkes, was a son of the proprietors of St Cyprian's prep school with which Eastbourne College long had close connections. St Cyprian's School was an English preparatory school for boys which operated in the early 20th century in Eastbourne, East Sussex. In English language usage in the former British Empire, the present-day Commonwealth, a preparatory school (usually abbreviated to prep school After the war, the College acquired St Cyprian's playing fields and the Memorial Gates were installed at the entrance.
At the turn of the millennium the Arnold Embellishers, a society of friends of Eastbourne College, decided that there should be a similar memorial in Eastbourne itself, and on Sunday 23rd June 2002, in a short ceremony introduced by Eastbourne's Headmaster, Charles Bush and Angus McPhail unveiled a plaque in their own Cloisters. The inscription reads "In memory of those who made it possible to survive the Second World War by taking us to Radley College and, when peace returned, bringing us safely home, under the leadership of the Headmaster Francis John Nugee MA". Many of the headmasters of Eastbourne College were Radley boys.
In celebration of the occasion the Radley Eastbourne cricket match was revived.