Important Information


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

Sam Parish

Performance Leader

I studied History, Law and English at BHASVIC from 2002 to 2004 after doing my GCSEs at Downlands Community School in Hassocks. I really enjoyed my time at BHASVIC - having grown up in a comparatively sleepy Sussex village, suddenly spending five days a week in the middle of Brighton (well, Hove, actually) was brilliant, and the city remains one of my favourite places in the world to this day. After BHASVIC, I studied History at the University of Exeter and then a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism at Cardiff University. I then moved back to Sussex and worked as a freelance broadcast journalist for a number of local radio stations, before moving to London and a job in television subtitling. I decided to make another change a few years later in 2012 and joined KPMG, who I continue to work for at the time of writing (late 2020). I’ve had quite a varied and very enjoyable career at KPMG to date and have been privileged to work with some fascinating clients that I never thought I’d get the opportunity to experience. My current role is as one of our Performance Leaders - meaning alongside working with clients, I’m responsible for the day-to-day performance and wellbeing of a part of the business and the people in it.