Centre Overviews

Beechfield Centre

Assistant Headteacher: Rowan McConnell
Beechfield is situated in the Sussex countryside and provides a calm and rural setting for this secure provision. We have a maximum of 7 pupils at any one time with a 24hr care team on site for all the pupils’ needs. We have a dedicated education team who cover the core curriculum subjects and help pupils pursue their personalised learning subjects. We also have an excellent sports and D&T programme from which the pupils benefit.

Blended Learning Team

Assistant Headteacher: Ben Thomas
Blended Learning offers a 21st century approach for pupils unable to access mainstream education.
We aim to provide a full-time equivalent educational experience for each individual pupil, subject to the medical situation of the pupil at any given time, through a tailored, personalised programme of study to help meet the needs of each pupil to enable them to progress in line with national expectations.

Burgess Hill Centre

Assistant Headteacher: Cathy Meyer
“Thank you for taking the time to find out more about the primary provision in Burgess Hill. At Burgess Hill we are very excited at the prospect of being able to offer parents more choice when deciding which school will best suit their children. From the moment they arrive, our pupils will know that they are supported, challenged and motivated to succeed.”

Chalkhill Centre

Assistant Headteacher: Shaun Jarvis
Chalkhill is a hospital for young people between the ages of 11 and 18 who have complex emotional, behavioural and mental health problems. The Education Centre provides full-time education for those who are attending Chalkhill as in-patients and day-patients and also offers outreach assessment and support to individuals and schools as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Admissions to Chalkhill Hospital are focused on assessment and planning and last, on average, for about six weeks. Our experienced and dedicated team are committed to making a positive difference.

Chichester Centre

Assistant Headteacher: Deborah Johnson-Cadwell
Our small but nurturing provision is situated on the outskirts of Chichester but easily accessible by public transport.  We currently cater for key stage 1 through to key stage 4. All our students can expect a range of opportunities including core subjects and commissioned packages which serve to build up attainment, confidence and meet individual need. We work closely with our locality schools, parents and other agencies to support a holistic approach in managing and supporting young people to make positive changes.

Crawley Centre

Assistant Headteacher: Rowan McConnell
“Our provision is on the outskirts of Crawley in a building that has been educating young people since 1852. We have a diverse community of learners and staff whose aim is to support everyone to fulfil their potential. We study the core subjects like English, Maths and Science while exploring other parts of the curriculum like photography, film making and even raft-building!”

Inclusion Team

Assistant Headteacher: Helen Ellis
“WSAPC Inclusion Team provide a service to support young people in mainstream schools who are identified as being at risk of exclusion. Schools are encouraged to refer to the team as part of a proactive and integrated method of supporting young people. The team consists of skilled individuals with teaching backgrounds as well as experienced teaching assistants.”

Lancing Centre

Assistant Headteacher: Ruth McDonald 
“Our curriculum is fun and the pupils take part in a range of activities to enhance their learning. We have regular visitors to the Unit including the Fire Service and Police, and take part in Charity days such as Red Nose Day, Children in Need and Save the Children. Visits to local places including the War Memorial and Lifeboat Station have been very successful.”

Littlehampton Centre

Assistant Headteacher: Shaun Jarvis 
“We are based in the centre of Littlehampton and cater for students across the locality. We pride ourselves on being student centred, giving every child an opportunity to re-engage and enjoy their learning experience. We offer the core curriculum as well as other activities to support students in becoming well rounded individuals.”

Worthing Centre

Assistant Headteacher: Ruth McDonald
“Our purpose built centre provides a range of educational opportunities for Y10 and Y11 students. Students are encouraged to achieve as many nationally recognized qualifications as possible in addition to participating in wider learning opportunities such as work experience and outdoor education.”