News & Events

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Message From The Head

Dear all , I just wanted to send a message to you all hoping that you are all safe during these very difficult times. The last few weeks have been some of the most difficult weeks for us as a school, for us as a community and for us as citizens of the world. The...

Community Rainbows And Bags!

The College is very much open to the students and families who need us at this challenging time, and our students at Burgess Hill have been busy getting involved in all the activities we are offering them. These include painting wonderful ‘community...

Key Workers

We recently sent out a survey so that parents/carers could indicate if they are key workers. If you are a key worker, thank you for the work that you are currently undertaking- we will continue to support you for as long as it is possible, however when making the...

Coronavirus Update

You will be aware that all schools and colleges have been instructed to close from Friday 20th March. Our College is no exception and will therefore now be closed to most students. We will be contacting parents and carers whose child meets the government criteria for...

Coronavirus (COVID19) Message From The Head

As we are all too fully aware, COVID19 virus is having an impact on our society and this includes our school. In order to do “our bit” with combating the virus, please may I remind you to follow government advice in terms of the symptoms for COVID19 and that if your...

Coronavirus Advice

The Department of Health has issued advice for schools which can be found here. Department for Education Coronavirus helpline The DFE has launched a dedicated helpline for parents, students and staff. Please see the details below- “Today, we have launched a new...

Election of Parent Governors

Election of Parent Governors. Every maintained school in England has a Governing Body responsible to the local community for running the school. There are currently two vacancies for Parent Governors. Further information on the role of a Parent Governor can be found...

Safer Internet Day 2020 – Tuesday 11 February 2020

Tuesday 11th February is Safer Internet Day. As a school, we will be running lessons with the students throughout the week, looking at the Safer Internet Day themes of #TogetherForABetterInternet and this year’s focus of #FreeToBeMe. Last year, there was only 20% of...

Coronavirus Advice

Coronavirus – Advice for all early years providers, schools and further education providers The government is closely monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus and is taking action at home and abroad. The overall risk of Coronavirus to the UK remains moderate. However...

End Of Term Arrangements

The Autumn Term ends this coming Friday 20th December, when students will be dismissed from 12.30 p.m. for the Christmas break. We return at normal time on Monday 6th January 2020. We take this opportunity to wish you all an enjoyable Christmas and a peaceful New...

Christmas Message From The Head

With Christmas holidays fast approaching, I would like to take this time to thank you for your support with our college. Whether it is support as being a pupil, parent, friend of the community or governor, I would like to personally say well done for a successful...

Christmas Is Coming!

                           Preparations for Christmas festivities are being made in our centres across the County. A huge well done to the Burgess Hill staff and boys who, having spent their Friday afternoon boxing, kindly helped carry the tree from the minibus...

Compass Card Scheme

The Compass Card is managed by the Brighton based charity, Amaze. Amaze hold and manage the Disability Registers for West Sussex and Brighton & Hove and, alongside this, run the Compass Card scheme – all children and young people on the Disability Register receive...

Workshops For Parents and Carers

Coastal West Sussex Mind are holding mental health workshops across the county, offering practical advice and strategies on a range of issues. Please click here to access details of venues and...

End Of Term

The summer term ends on Tuesday 23rd July. Parents and carers will be advised locally of arrangements at their child’s centre, but we will be finishing the school day from around 12 noon. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our school community a...

Message From The Head

Dear WSAPC community members I am very pleased to say that our Year 11 exams were completed with great success by our Year 11 pupils.  Our pupils put in a great effort in order to achieve their qualifications and we wish them every success with their education further...

Drugs Information Evening

Horsham District Council are running a free information evening, to help parents and carers understand more about drugs and how to talk to their teenagers about them. The event will be held at Horsham Park Barn on Thursday 4th July at 7pm. Please click here for an...

Happy Half Term

The College is closed this week as it’s half- term. We reopen on Monday 3rd June. We wish our students, parents, carers and staff a happy and safe half- term break.