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Eastbourne School of Art which is also referred to as Eastbourne School of Arts and Crafts, Eastbourne School of Art and Design and Eastbourne College of Arts and Technology in the seaside town in Sussex. The exact year of its foundation is as yet unknown but there were students at the school in the years before the First World War. Eastbourne School of Arts and Crafts, around 1962 it acquired 'Eversley Court', St Anne's Road, formerly used by Ascham House Gentlemen's School and renamed the College of Art and Design, Eastbourne. In 1980 it merged with the College of Further Education, Eastbourne and in 1987 renamed Eastbourne College of Arts and Technology. It merged with several other Sussex schools to become East Sussex College Group the largest higher education college in East Sussex, providing education and training from foundation to degree level. The college educates over 8,000 adults each year at campuses in Lewes, Eastbourne, Hastings and Newhaven, and in the workplace. Its alumni included Eric Ravilious who studied at the School from 1919-22 and taught there in the 1920's, illustrator Tirzah Garwood who studied under Ravilous in the 1920's whom she married in 1930, the painter Frank Archer attended the School 1928-1932 and the painter and illustrator Frank Wootton who also studied under Ravilious. Also connected with the School was illustrator and poster designer Charles Stephen Wood who was there in the early 1920's, Betty Tanner, (later Elizabeth Sorrell) and artist Rima Farah during the 1960's.