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Your Virtual Learning Environment

          Easy online enrolment, virtual lessons, meetings and
          all the support you need – so let’s keep learning!
          Our online courses can help you take back control, so you can gain that skill you’ve
          always dreamed about – we offer online, classroom and other learning options.
          You can develop your skills or career prospects at your own pace.
          Southend Adult Community College has a centrally-supported virtual learning
          environment. We use Moodle, Microsoft Teams and EdModo as well as a
          variety of web-based resources to enhance our online courses, in-person
          classroom delivery, and the blended learning programmes that take place at
          our centres. If you need support getting to grips with the online resources we
          use for your learning, we are here to help.

          Your College

          Southend Adult Community College has three sites, the Westcliff Centre for learners
          with high needs, Belfairs Centre in Leigh on Sea and our main Southchurch Centre.
          Every effort has been made to make all facilities as safe and accessible as possible
          to all members of our community with step-free access and lifts in all our centres.

                                                  Please be aware of the many safety
          Our sites are all served by nearby bus   measures that have been put in place
          services, our main centre in Southchurch   throughout the college building.
          is 100 yards from Southend East C2C
          station. You can also save money on
          your journey with C2C. Many transport         Hand Wash Stations – Throughout the College, hand wash
          providers in the local area offer student     stations are provided. Hand washing stations are an effective way
          discounts, contact your local transport       to practice safe hand hygiene and reduce the risk and spread of
          provider directly to find out what is         Covid-19.
          available to you. We also have free           Room Signs – All our classrooms have external signs indicating the
          bike shelters and limited car parking at      maximum number of learners per room. This is to help learners and
          Southchurch and Belfairs centres.             staff maintain Government guidelines on social distancing.

                                                        New Access Entry System – An ID access Entry System is in place
          The Main Course Café                          at Southchurch Centre. Learners and Staff will need to be assigned
          The Main Course café based at our             an ID card to access permitted areas around the College. The ID
          Southchurch Centre offers freshly             card works with proximity card reader panels located around the
          prepared sandwiches, soups, salads            building. As a registered learner you may be required to produce
          and main meals that can be ordered to         your Identity Card to confirm your identity when asked to do so by a
          take away. Seating in the Cafe adheres        member of staff.
          to social distancing and Government           NB: Measures may change in line with goverment guidelines.
          guidelines. Refreshments can be brought
          into the classroom if needed.

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