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Family Learning

Have fun learning together as a family.

Family Learning encourages families to become involved in their children’s learning. It gives mums, dads, carers and grandparents the chance to learn new skills and help children learn in a fun and friendly way. All courses and workshops are free and are delivered in schools, children’s centres, libraries and community settings.

What kind of things can I learn?

There are a wide range of opportunities available and include; Keeping up with the Children, Story Sacks, Family Literacy and Numeracy, Craft, Cookery and much more.

How do I join a course?

To find out if there is Family Learning happening in a venue near you contact:

What can I do next?

Parents can continue on to further adult learning opportunities and training for employment. Some of our parents have successfully gone on to gain employment in schools and children’s centres.

What do parents say?

The pace was great, and the demonstrations were excellent.
I spent quality time with my daughter.
Excellent that my maths course is on my son’s school site.
It helped increase my confidence.
I liked having creative time with my family.

Look out for half-term activities.

FREE one day themed Family Learning Days will be held on:
Tuesday 27 October 2015
Wednesday 17 February 2016
Wednesday 01 June 2016

Call or email for further information, and details how to enrol.

Spring/Summer 2017 – Course Guide out now!

View our new Adult Learning Course Guide which contains details of our courses for Spring/Summer 2017. There are a range of courses listed which we hope you will find interesting, inspiring, challenging and fun.


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On Course has a team of Learning Advisers whose role is to help you identify goals and make informed decisions about the next steps for your learning. Learning Advisers are available by phone, email and in person.

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