Coronavirus update 18th March, 2020

Dear PACA Adult Learning students, As you will have heard by now, all schools and colleges will be closed after Friday, so I confirm PACA Adult Learning will close our premises from Monday 23rd March, until we are allowed to open again. Your tutors have been talking to you about the likelihood of this, and […]

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COVID-19 helpline

The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687Email: Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)The latest guidance for education settings is available here.

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Update with regard to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak

PACA Adult Learning, PACA school and the Trust continue to work closely with and be guided by the Council and Public Health England on this. The advice remains that schools do not need to close. Therefore PACA continues to operate as usual and the school is keeping parents and the community updated via the school […]

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Update on Coronavirus

PACA and the Trust are working closely with and being guided by the Council and Public Health England on this. The Council have confirmed that Public Health England and the office of the Chief Medical Officer are clear in their advice that schools do not need to close. I understand and appreciate the news will […]

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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 […]

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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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Leading the way in adult education

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 […]

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Boundary Road Closure

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 […]

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Home to top adult teaching talent

  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 […]

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Dementia Action Week

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. […]

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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 […]

By Meghan Fenn | Courses . News