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Reception is closed until Monday 9 August.

Reception will be open from 9am-3pm every day from Monday 9 August until 8am on Tuesday 31 August inclusive (except for Results Days – 10 & 12 August – when Reception will be open from 8am-3.30pm).

Please do continue to use email as your first form of communication and bear in mind that many of our staff will be on annual leave during this period.

Please continue to check our website for any updates. FAQs with our latest information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found HERE

Dr Cassie Fairhead

Doctor at St Thomas’ Hospital

I took my A levels at BHASVIC from 2011 to 2013, after leaving Lewes Priory. BHASVIC was fantastic: the teachers were inspiring and incredibly supportive both in lessons and with university applications. What I appreciated most, though, was the mutual respect between teachers and students – I hugely valued being treated as an independent, responsible adult learner, and I think this set me up really well for the future. I studied Chemistry, Biology, Maths, Further Maths and Science in Society, and wrote a bioethics related Extended Project. From BHASVIC I went on to study Medicine at King’s College, Cambridge, with an intercalated BA in History and Philosophy of Science. I then moved to London, and completed Clinical School at UCL. I’m now an Academic Foundation Year 2 Doctor at St Thomas’ Hospital, and as well as a great team and interesting clinical rotations I’ve also had the opportunity to spend 4 months in research, working on HIV studies and Covid-19 vaccine trials. Although time has flown since A levels, the two years I spent at BHASVIC were invaluable in helping me get to where I want to be today.