Good News! Private schools have long taken a strict approach to uniform. With a tie knotted not quite right or a skirt pulled too high, a pupil could expect to be hauled into the head’s office. But now the 170-year-old Brighton College, regularly named among the top 10 schools in England for academic results, has ditched the usual hidebound insistence on tradition to allow boys to wear skirts and girls to wear trousers if they wish.
Brighton Pier sign: the owners changed the sign from Palace Pier in 2000 (an informal name change not recognised by the National Piers Society or many Brightonians). The full name of the pier is 'Brighton Marine and Palace Pier'