News & Events

Find out more about the latest APC news and events
Half Term

Half Term

Next week is half term week! College finishes this Friday 27th May and we return on Monday 6th June at the usual time.  We wish our college community a relaxing and safe half term break, and hope you are all able to enjoy the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

INSET Day Friday 29th April

INSET Day Friday 29th April

Please note that this Friday is an INSET day and students are not required to attend. We return on Tuesday 3rd May, after the May Day bank holiday.

You’re So Welcome!

You’re So Welcome!

Our Assistant Head held an Annual Review last evening for one of our students. At the end of the meeting both mum and dad commented on the ‘amazing staff at APC and that they have done a fantastic job’.  What's more they gave us this lovely feedback-  'APC has been...

Missing Person

Missing Person

Sarbast Hamasaleh has been missing from his home in Arun for 7 days.  It is likely he will be in the London area or may have even left the country. A missing campaign has started.  Please share this information as widely as you can and help to bring Sarbast home.

12 to 15 Year Olds Can Still Get Their COVID-19 Vaccination

12 to 15 Year Olds Can Still Get Their COVID-19 Vaccination

Sussex NHS Trust advise that 12 to 15 year olds can still get their COVID-19 vaccination. Here’s how: At school. Our immunisation service may be visiting your school soon, please check your school website for dates. Make sure you’ve completed a consent form, the link...

Courtneys’ Work Experience

Courtneys’ Work Experience

This week two students from our Crawley Centre have joined the Business Team to carry out some work experience. The tasks they’ve completed so far include: a stock count of stationery and uniform, the design of an information poster for students about logging onto...

Comic Relief Competition

Comic Relief Competition

WSAPC School of Food is holding a Red Nose Day Competition!! It’s open to all staff and students, in anticipation of Red Nose Day on Friday March 18th.  There are some recipes on the attached flier although you can use any you like. Be creative - just remember to...

Careers Week Activities

Careers Week Activities

This week is National Careers Week and students will be taking part in career related activities throughout the week. We have put together an activity timetable that includes some activities students can complete at home.  They may not think they are old enough to be...

National Careers Week

To coincide with National Careers Week 2022, Michelle Donelan, Minister of State for Further and Higher Education, is writing to students and parents about the education, training and work choices available to young people after they finish their GCSEs and once they...

Ukraine- News For Children

News stories can be difficult to follow as an adult, let alone explaining them to children. A background explainer has been created by First News to help teachers and parents talk to children about what is going on.  You can access a pdf version here, or follow this...

Letter From The Head

Letter From The Head

Dear parents and carers, I hope you had a restful and safe half term. This is a short update to confirm the school's arrangements for infection prevention  and control following the government's lifting of national restrictions during half term. Having received the...

The School Is Closed Today

Red weather warmings are now in place for the south east of England. We have therefore taken the decision to close the school today, Friday 18th February, to keep our school community safe. The advice is to stay indoors today if possible, and we'll see you after the...

Adverse Weather Warning Friday 18th February

Adverse Weather Warning Friday 18th February

Storm Eunice is due to arrive on our shores tomorrow, and Red and Amber weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office. We are watching the weather news closely and will make a decision early in the morning if we feel we need to close the school for the safety of...

Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week

The theme of this year's Children’s Mental Health Week is Growing Together. This is taking place between 7th – 13th  February. Growing Together is about growing emotionally and finding ways to help each other grow. Challenges and setbacks can help us to grow and adapt...

Message From The Head

Message From The Head

Dear Parents and Carers, May I take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy festive break and hope that you all stay safe and healthy over the holiday. There are so many great stories to tell you about this last term with regards to all the great achievements,...

Free Level 3 Qualifications For Adults

Free Level 3 Qualifications For Adults

We would like to share this educational opportunity with our school community. If you are 19 or over and do not already have a level 3 qualification or higher, you can access a free level 3 qualification. Level 3 is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or...

Share Kindness Online

Share Kindness Online

Last year, 19% of UK teens experienced bullying online. Recent increases in young people's screen time have inflamed the situation. To lend support to Anti Bullying Week 2021, National Online Safety have produced a guide of suggestions for how we can all be part of...