Courses

Get that Job in Customer Service

Working with Job Centre Plus we will be putting on a series of courses designed to help you get back into the workplace giving you some insight into a variety of industries as well as a qualification at the end of the course.

The courses will last for one week and each day will be from 10.00 – 14.00

Creative Writing Advanced

This class gives more experienced writers the opportunity to develop their writing through discussion and constructive feedback. It is particularly suitable for those working on longer projects such as novels or memoirs. Each week the class will focus on a specific technical issue, and will discuss students’ work in relation to this issue, as well as developing our knowledge by reading published authors. This is an ongoing course focussing on students’ work, which can be joined in the Autumn, Spring or Summer term.

ESOL Entry 2 – Writing

The third term will give you the chance to get a recognised qualification in writing. The Edexcel E2 Writing test will occur during the last week of the term and, if you pass this course, you will receive an Edexcel certificate.

ESOL Entry 1 – Writing

The third term will give you the chance to get a recognised qualification in writing. You will receive an Edexcel certificate if you pass the course.

Spanish Intermediate – Term 3

The main aim of the course is to consolidate prior learning and to build up confidence in speaking. We will deal with new grammar points as they arise but the focus will be on developing conversational skills.

ESOL Entry 3 – Writing

The third term will give you the chance to get a recognised qualification in writing.

Yoga – Iyengar For All – Continuing Level

A practical one and a half hour class of Yoga . You will learn the Iyengar method of Yoga by practising the asanas (postures) and pranayamas (breathing techniques). Corrections will be given individually as necessary. Corrections can be either through refined demonstrations, precise verbal instructions or with hands on adjustments. Relaxation postures are always a part of this class. It is recommended to commit to the full term. However, learners are welcome to join this class during the term if there is a space.

Spanish Improvers – Term 3

During this term you will learn about: talking about the past: what you did yesterday, last week etc., biographies: talking about your life; describing other people’s lives, the preterite (simple past) tense: regular and irregular verbs, parts of the body: saying what hurts, describing symptoms, making suggestions and giving advice, DOLER: me duele/me duelen, asking and saying what someone has done today/this week/this month etc., the present perfect tense: regular and irregular verbs, reporting lost property; saying where and when you lost something, describing personal property: material, size, colour, the imperfect tense: regular and irregular verbs and possessive adjectives: mi, tu, su, etc

Get that Job in Retail

Working with Job Centre Plus we will be putting on a series of courses designed to help you get back into the workplace giving you some insight into a variety of industries as well as a qualification at the end of the course.

The courses will last for one week and each day will be from 10.00 – 14.00

Thai Foot Massage

This course will offer you a chance to offer and experience the benefits of a relaxing Thai foot massage . You will practice techniques to warm the feet , use traditional Thai foot sticks to stimulate and work gently into the reflex points , stretch along and into the 'Sen ' lines on the lower leg all complimented with organic creams and oils to enhance the treatment . A full treatment will be practiced on the last session

Computing for ESOL

These intensive courses are for non-native speakers of English.  You will also get help to improve your English language skills so you can develop your computing skills fully.

The Art of Sugarcraft

Learn to make beautiful flowers, foliage and other decorations to turn your cakes into a work of art. Each term we make a different flower and foliage and explore ways to display them on your cakes. All materials and equipment are extra. All abilities welcome.

Computing for all

In the first 5 weeks we will work with you to build your confidence and skills, whatever your starting point.  In the second half of the course you will work on a project brief designed to develop the skills you have told us you want to develop so you have the opportunity to practice and quickly learn the skills you need.

Computing for all

In the first 5 weeks we will work with you to build your confidence and skills, whatever your starting point.  In the second half of the course you will work on a project brief designed to develop the skills you have told us you want to develop so you have the opportunity to practice and quickly learn the skills you need.

Introduction to Print Making

This is an exciting course which will enable you to gain experience of and explore different printmaking techniques. This will include Monoprinting and Relief printmaking, including – Lino cuts, foam block, collography and wood cut. You will get the chance to produce your own individual prints in a fun and supportive environment. You will need to supply the tools to start off, this would be about £20 and would include cutting tools, roller, and basic inks and a printing plate.

Drawing for all

This course is suitable for all levels. We believe that everyone can draw. Whether you’re just starting out or have done a little drawing and want a reminder of the basics. We will help you develop your skills and potential.
You will get the chance to express your creativity, experiment with different mediums and develop your drawing techniques in a fun and supportive environment.

Spanish Improvers – Term 3

During this term you will learn about: talking about the past: what you did yesterday, last week etc., biographies: talking about your life; describing other people’s lives, the preterite (simple past) tense: regular and irregular verbs, parts of the body: saying what hurts, describing symptoms, making suggestions and giving advice, DOLER: me duele/me duelen, asking and saying what someone has done today/this week/this month etc., the present perfect tense: regular and irregular verbs, reporting lost property; saying where and when you lost something, describing personal property: material, size, colour, the imperfect tense: regular and irregular verbs and possessive adjectives: mi, tu, su, etc

Spanish Film Conversation Club

During his 10 week course will study one film per week, watching clips to generate discussion about character, plot, symbolism and film craft. The course is suitable for anyone who has a basic conversational grasp vocabulary and grammar and would like to improve their vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation as well as their ability to critique film. Clips from the films will be shown in Spanish with Spanish subtitles and activities and discussions will be entirely in Spanish. You will be sent a list of the films to be studied before the course starts so you can watch the full film before the class

Spanish Conversation – Term 3

During this course we will build on prior knowledge and will put on to practice language learned previously. We will use a variety of tenses to talk about issues of personal and cultural interest, such as family, hobbies, holidays abroad, plans for the future. Further topics can be planned according to the needs and interests of individual students.

Spanish Beginners – Term 3

During the Summer Term, you will learn: to talk about your daily routine; ask and say the time; talk about what you do in your free time; how to buy items at a market (weights and measures); how to shop for everyday items; how to describe and buy clothes; how to describe someone’s character and appearance; regular verbs in the present tense; colours, and definite and indefinite articles.

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