News & Events

Find out more about the latest APC news and events

Easter Break Is Here!

Just to confirm we break up today and that school returns at the usual time on Monday 19th April. We wish all our students and staff, their families and the wider community a peaceful and relaxing Easter break.

Chalkhill Education Centre Nominated For Positive Practice Award

We are so thrilled to share the news that our Chalkhill Education Centre has been nominated for a Positive Practice in Extraordinary Times Award. The awards are an annual event organised by the Sussex Partnership NHS Trust to recognise and commend staff dedication...

Home Testing For Households With School-Age Children

The Interim Director of Public Health at West Sussex County Council, Dr Tony Hill, has written this attached letter for parents and carers regarding the measures schools have put in place to limit the risk of COVID-19. In it he reiterates the great importance of the...

INSET Day

Next Monday 15th March is an INSET Day for staff training, and students are not required to attend. We will return at the usual time on Tuesday 16th.

World Book Day

For World Book Day this year, we enjoyed talking about different book characters and used the BFG to think about how the appearance of a character sometimes doesn’t quite match their personality. We dressed up and shared our favourite characters with each other by...

Return To School- Message From The Head

Dear Parent/Carers, I hope that this email finds you well and that you are also eagerly awaiting the lifting of the restrictions that we have all been in, due to COVID-19. I write to you with some good news in that all pupils at WSAPC will be able to attend their...

Safer Internet- And Fake News

Fake news is everywhere with online rumours, conspiracy theories and scams tending to spread quickly across social media sites. Articles are usually engaging because they often arouse fear, anger or hatred- we feel these emotions and then react by sharing the news and...

Pancake Competition

We’re holding a Pancake Competition, open to staff and students, in anticipation of Pancake Day next week! See the pancake poster attached for more details about how to get involved, and how to take part in the Extreme Challenge if you’re brave enough!!...

Safer Internet Week At WSAPC

At WSAPC, we will be holding a Safer Internet Week all this week. This years’ theme for Safer Internet Day is “An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world” Safer Internet Day 2021 celebrates the amazing range of information and opportunities...

Providing School Meals During Covid-19 Outbreak

Please be advised that we are working hard to collate information on pupils who are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) to ensure that any vouchers for the period 4th January to 12th February, in line with guidance issued by the Department For Education (DfE), are...

The School Is Closed Today

Following the Prime Minister’s lockdown announcement last night, we are regrettably closed today to enable us to plan our operations for the coming weeks. Please look out for further updates from us.

NHS COVID-19 Testing For Staff And Pupils

We are working to keep our school as safe as possible. You may have heard that testing for those without coronavirus symptoms is beginning across the country using new, quicker COVID-19 tests known as ‘lateral flow tests.’ Along with the other protective measures we...

Back To School Arrangements Next Week

Please see below details from The Head Teacher in respect of the new term next week. Primary pupils School will resume as normal for Primary Pupils on Monday 4th January 2021. In the meantime you may find the following link supportive during these difficult times...

Father Christmas Makes An Early Start To His Deliveries

Father Christmas (who bore a remarkable resemblance to the Head), accompanied by his elves and the Worthing Town Crier, travelled across West Sussex today, visiting the children at our Chichester, Lancing and Burgess Hill Primary Centres. Great fun was had, and there...

Covid19 Track and Trace Arrangements For Our School Community

If your child develops symptoms on or before 20th December 2020 and then tests positive at any point up until 24th December 2020 please use the covid19@wsapc.co.uk email address to notify us immediately so that appropriate action can be taken. If your child develops...

Christmas Message From The Head

As we now approach the end of the first term in the 2020/21 school year, I wanted to write a short message to thank you all for your support in enabling us to continue to provide education through what has been a very different calendar year. Despite us entering a...

A Proud Moment

Such a proud moment at Crawley APC today. We were invited to watch Jack Brownson’s Jackson Coy Pass Off Parade by live feed. You can read Jack’s views on being at school on our testimonials page. He joins the Burma Platoon as a signaller. He is proof that you...

October Newsletter

It’s been a busy start to the academic year and we have been pleased to welcome back pupils over the last few weeks. Pupils and staff are enjoying the return to routine and getting back to the new normal. Please see the attached newsletter which provides various...