Brighton College is an institution divided between a Senior School known simply as Brighton College, the Prep School and the Pre-Prep School. All of these schools are co-educational independent schools in Brighton, England, sited immediately next to each another. The Senior School caters for children ages approx. 11 to 18. The current headmaster is Richard J. Cairns.
The Good Schools Guide called the school a "Happy and forward-looking town school with a wide and healthy spread of pupils and parents", also stating: "A good bet to become an even more impressive school in the future."
In September 2011, Brighton College will open Brighton College Abu Dhabi, the first in a planned chain of international franchises "aimed at the new rich in fast-growing economies" for the purpose of generating revenue to be diverted back to the home campus in the UK .