Adult Community Learning Essex


Although, our new Autumn 2014 course directories will not be printed until the end of July, you can take a look on our website and enrol now. If you wish to enrol on a GCSE, IT, Accountancy, Bookkeeping or English and Maths course, ask our frontline staff about booking on an assessment first. If you wish to book onto the CACHE Support Work in Schools course you can enrol but you will need to complete your initial assessment activity. All other courses can be booked on our website, by telephoning 0845 6037635 or your local number, or visit your local centre.

Adult Community Learning

GCSE English, Maths & Science

Did you know?

Adult Community Learning is now delivering GCSE courses in your local community. These are: English, Maths Higher, Maths Foundation and Science.  Courses will be available at venues across Essex including: Basildon, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Clacton, Colchester, Harlow, Maldon, Rayleigh, Saffron Walden and Witham.

All English and Maths GCSE courses are free to applicants who do  not currently hold a grade C or above.

A GCSE assessment and induction session is compulsory for those wishing to enrol on a GCSE course from September 2014.  The assessment session will comprise a short test in the subject you are intending to study, plus further information on what is involved in studying for a GCSE and the amount of homework which will be required.

These sessions are available from June to 22 September.

Please contact any centre to book your assessment:
Telephone: 0845 6037635
Email: [email protected]

Need Help? Got Any Questions? [email protected]

Freephone 0800 8815115

Childline is a free, private and confidential, 24 hour counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years.
Call 0800 1111 or visit

NHS advice
If you are feeling unwell and need a telephone health assessment, please call the NHS service free of charge from any phone.
Call 111 or visit

A multi-award winning cyberbullying non-profit support organisation for young people experienced cyberbullying.
Call 0845 6887277 or visit

To offer a listening service for those going through a personal crisis and want to talk about their despair or suicidal feelings.
Call 0845 790 9090 (24 hours) or visit

Crisis Helpline
Emergency support team covering Colchester & Tendring.
Mental health and Wellbeing.
Call 0845 038 0800 (24 hours)