an era as Burnham-On-Sea learning centre shuts for final time
Learning Centre closed its doors for the final time this week.
facilities in Burnham's Princess Street shut on Tuesday (December
19th) due to government funding cuts.
moved out of Burnham on Tuesday so we are officially closed as a
centre there," Vera Ixer from Somersert Skills and Learning
confirmed to Burnham-On-Sea.com.
are currently delivering maths courses at The Princess Theatre and
English courses at the Library and of course we are still working
with businesses in the area to support them with Apprenticeship
Burnham was a thriving centre for our community learning courses
which we have had to shut down for now."
Simon Norris, our CEO, is in constant talks with the ESFA to get
Somerset's community learning provision returned after it was cut
in the autumn so we are ever hopeful that we can begin some community
learning/leisure & Interest courses around Burnham again in
the New Year - we're still fighting!"
first reported earlier this month that Burnham-On-Sea's
adult learning centre is closing.
suffered a major government funding cut in the Autumn, which meant
a significant restructure for the organisation, including centre
closures and redundancies.