Portslade undergraduate beats over 2000 adult learners to become Laser Learning Award Runner-Up

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 […]

By Meghan Fenn | Academic . Courses . News

Access to HE – A positive learning experience and inspirational story

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 […]

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Our ‘grown-up’ students prove it’s never too late to succeed

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 […]

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Community Theatre – Let’s Get Creative!

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 […]

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Access to Higher Education courses

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 […]

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Adult learning at Quayside Youth Centre

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 […]

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