Red Balloon Worthing is part of Red Balloon Educaional Trust, registered charity number 1109606.

Our targets for our students

We continually monitor the quality of our provision. We aim to achieve the following outcomes:

  • 80% of our students improve attendance from 0% at their previous school to over 70% at Red Balloon after 12 months on the programme.
  • 85% of our students return or transition to appropriate mainstream or alternative education or further education, training or work.
  • 90% of eligible students (Years 10 and 11) sit exams and obtain qualifications.
  • 75% of students increase activities outside the home by 50% or more after 12 months on the programme.

What Red Balloon students think

  • “I have finally found a place where I belong and where I feel safe and I trust people.”

    From the Red Balloon of the Air Centre
    In Red Balloon of the Air

  • “I think Red Balloon is very special and I am ready to take the next steps in my life thanks to them.”

    From the Red Balloon Norwich Centre

  • “I value the feel of a community I get when I’m at Red Balloon. ”

    From the Red Balloon NW London Centre
    In Red Balloon NW London

  • “It's been a long road to get to Red Balloon, but honestly I’m the happiest I have been in a long time.”

    From the Red Balloon Reading Centre

  • “It's a place where I feel comfortable and where I can go at my own pace, I can focus on socialising and on my education comfortably.”

    From the Red Balloon Cambridge Centre

View all testimonials


Policies are reviewed annually by the Centre trustees. The Chair of Trustees signs a policy list (held in the Centre office) to indicate that this has been carried out. Names of ‘responsible staff’ (e.g. Examinations Officer) as required within policies are also available from the Centre office.

The Red Balloon Worthing Policy booklet is available for download here.

Annual reports

Red Balloon Learner Centre Group produces an annual report for the work undertaken across the Red Balloon federation of charities. Our most recent reports are available below.


Key Centre information

Address 52-54 Windsor Road
West Sussex
BN11 2LY
Telephone number 01223 366052
Name of Headteacher Robert Watson
Proprietor Red Balloon Educational Trust

Suite 3, Winship House, Winship Road,
Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6AP

01223 366052

Chair of the governing board TBC


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