Laser Learning Awards (LASER) is an international awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual to offer qualifications. LASER promotes widening participation, social inclusion, employer engagement and lifetime learning for all. This Autumn, two adult learning students from PACA Adult Learning were shortlisted for its Outstanding Commitment to Study Access Prize and Lance Robinson has been announced as […]
Alexadria Best undertook our Access to Higher Education programme and graduated from Sussex University with a degree in Social Work. She is studying for her Masters in Criminal Law and Criminology and is currently teaching Counselling level 2 here at PACA Adult Learning. Alexandria is happy to share her story to inspire others: “My early […]
This summer it wasn’t only 15 and 16 year olds receiving their GCSE results, over 150,000* over 16s sat GCSEs at the end of the last academic year and we are still beaming with pride having seen 100% of our students awarded grade 3 or above in both English and Maths. We know that adults […]
Starting in January we’re excited to be bringing a brand new Community Theatre course to PACA Adult Learning, Portslade, called “Let’s Get Creative! Putting On a Show”. This course gives grown-ups the chance to become the lead role in a play, to learn how to develop a piece of theatre and learn from a current […]
Portslade Adult Learning, located at Chalky Road and Foredown Tower, Portslade, has set a new record for its academic results and appears to be leading the way in adult education. Across the 2017-18 academic year, the college achieved a 95.2% average student achievement rate, with 32 of its courses hitting the full 100%. Feedback figures […]
Dear everyone, We are a little sad to announce our site at 55 Boundary Road will be closing on July 27th, 2018. We are doing this so we can focus our activities at our main site at the fantastic PACA school on Chalky Road and the unique and wonderful Foredown Tower, both in the Mile […]
Voted for by students, the AAT Awards recognise accountancy teachers from across the country and PACA Adult Learning tutor Paul Robbins was listed in this year’s final four. His second award nomination this year, it made him the first person ever to be shortlisted for both this and a PQ Magazine Award in the […]
We’re taking action during #DAW2018 and sharing this story about two friends asking for help to be less scared. It is written by Alison Plaumer, a senior lecturer on the Access to Higher Education course here at PACA Adult Learning. Alison is very keen to emphasise the importance of treating the person with Dementia holistically. […]
We are delighted to share some feedback from our Access to Higher Education students, one of whom is currently studying economics at the University of Bath, rated in the top 10% in the country. “I received my first semester results a few weeks back and you’ll be pleased to know I achieved strong firsts within […]
At the start of the academic year, we reached out into the west of the community, offering creative courses at Quayside Youth Centre in Southwick. We are pleased to report that courses are going very well. Quayside Youth Centre is a special location, a venue for all types of activities, events and parties serving local […]
Any students who are considering applying for the Access to Social Science or Access to Health courses, the next information and interview session is on 7-3-2018 at 2pm. Please let us know if you would like to attend (see below). Interview Session Foredown Tower, Wednesday 7-3-2018, 14.00 14.00 Welcome and outline of the course: Michele […]
Any students who are considering applying for the Access to Social Science or Access to Health courses, the next information and interview session is on 10-01-2018 at 2pm. Please let us know if you would like to attend (see below). Interview Session Foredown Tower, Wednesday 10-01-2018, 14.00 14.00 Welcome and outline of the course: Michele […]
We would like to remind all our visitors that our offices will be closed from 21/12/17 until 2/1/18. There will be an early closure on Wednesday the 20th of December, also. Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year from everyone at PACA Adult Learning!
At PACA Adult Learning we love to hear news from our students, especially those stories of success. We’ve just gotten some great feedback from James, who studied with us in 2016 and is now in Higher Education. The theory and skills learnt on the Level 2 Helping Skills Course have been an invaluable resource. Not […]
We will be holding an information session for the L4 Advanced Qualification for Teaching Assistants in Schools and Colleges which will start in January 2018. The session will be at 7pm on Wednesday the 15th of November, in the Hub at PACA Chalky Road. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PACA Adult Learning would like to thank our Art Be Creative students for their wonderful display of paintings. We’ve added some pictures below, but why not join the course and see the real thing?
As a way of celebrating our wonderful and diverse range of Adult Learning classes , we would like to offer you a FREE taster class in June/July. Perhaps you can try something new or just have another FREE class of a subject you are already studying with us! In any case, we suggest you call […]
PACA, in partnership with Health Champions Training, have a new flexible route for students to get to University! The course will have a mix of evening tutorials, Saturday workshops and online workbooks. It is suitable for students wishing to go to university to study a range of health and social care professions such as nursing, midwifery, occupational […]
We have a limited-time offer on our Understanding Dementia course. This course was £500 but the last few places are now reduced to £250 This offer is for this course only and is unlikely to be repeated. Don’t miss out, last few places so grab one now! Please e-mail: S.Hart@paca.uk.com or phone 01273 422632 to check for funding […]
We were so pleased to receive this message from one of our students! Learning at PACA Adult Learning can really transform lives. This message was from a student who studied on our Photography Self Health course. The following is published with permission of the student: