Courses for Parents

The Family Learning Team are offering some exciting courses online this term for parents. All of their classes are delivered by experienced teachers, many of whom are primary teachers too.


·        Improve Your English and Help your Child runs on Wednesday mornings. ESOL parents are welcome to join this course at any point in the term. We will work with them to build their English skills and  help their child in school effectively

·        Help Your Child with Reading runs on Tuesday mornings, staring on 14thSeptember. We will support parents with children in the Infants to develop the joy of reading with their child

·        Help Your Child with Maths runs on Tuesday afternoons, starting on 14thSeptember. This course focuses on how parents can support their children develop their maths skills in the Juniors, looking at multiplication, fractions and more

·        Calm Kids, Calm Home runs on Friday mornings starting on 24thSeptember. This course supports parents to find ways to settle their children and make their home calmer

·        Calming the Mind runs on Tuesday mornings starting on 5thOctober and also on Monday nights starting on 4thOctober. This course is a 5 week introduction to mindfulness, which has proved to be very effective in helping parents regain a sense of calm


All of these course are being delivered via Zoom. Please click on the links above for more details.

The courses are free to people over 19 years old, who have lived in the UK/ EU for 3 or more years, or have a valid Residence Permit, and are one of the following: Unemployed or earning below £17,374 per year; Qualified below a Level 2 ( less than 5 GCSEs); Have mental health challenges, Have a learning difficulty or disability.


Adult Education Family Learning

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