Friends Centre is delighted and excited to announce that we are organising another Christmas Craft and Makers Fair on Saturday 30th November. The event will run from 11.00am – 4.00pm with FREE entry to the public. St Bartholomew’s Church have… Continue Reading Craft and Makers Fair
We’d like to thank all our amazing volunteers for giving up their time to help out at Chapel Royal, North Street in Brighton on every Saturday in June. They are serving refreshments (and even doing the washing up!) to raise money for Friends Centre. Here’s a few… Continue Reading Volunteers raise funds for Friends Centre at Chapel Royal
We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that our Principal, Helen Osborne, has been mentioned in the Queen’s birthday honours list today for an MBE award for services to Adult Education. Richard Hopkins, Chair of Friends Centre said: ‘All at Friends Centre… Continue Reading Friends Centre Principal receives MBE for her work in Adult Education.
Our president, Sir Alan Tuckett OBE recently received a most distinguished honour for his decades of work and campaigning for adult eductaion. Sir Alan is President of Friends Centre, Professor of Education at University of Wolverhampton, an adult education specialist… Continue Reading Arise, Sir Alan Tuckett – Friends Centre President and Knight Bachelor
We’re celebrating seven decades of working for learners in the city and a ‘good’ recent Ofsted report with a party.* The Ofsted boost was particularly heartening for an organisation that first opened its doors to adult learners in 1945. Originally… Continue Reading Friends Centre Celebrates
We’ve had coverage in this week’s Giving Times about our OFSTED report last month. Giving Times is an integrated digital news platform for the third sector enabling organisations of all sizes to have their voice heard and their activity recognised… Continue Reading Featured: Friends Centre’s OFSTED results in this week’s Giving Times
We’ve been listed in FE Week after our OFSTED report was published a few days ago. The article is very positive, showing general improvement across the board for all colleges listed in the article from around the country. The specific… Continue Reading Featured: Friends Centre listed in report from FE Week
We’ve now received our official Ofsted report from our inspection last month. In our recent OFSTED report, Friends Centre was rated “Good” in part thanks to the overall increase in the achievement rates of the accredited qualifications on offer, in… Continue Reading Friends Centre rated GOOD by Ofsted