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The Family Learning Team offer a range of courses for parents and carers.  Our courses usually run in schools, children’s centres and other local venues. The courses include joint sessions where parents and children work together, as well as separate learning time for parents and children. 

Our courses help mothers, fathers, grandparents and carers to:

• Have fun with their child whilst learning
• Support their children’s learning and development in language and number skills.
• Brush up their own literacy, language and number skills.

All our courses are free.  We can also pay for registered childcare for younger children in the family.

Family Learning courses available include:

Wider Family Learning:

  • Keeping Up With Numeracy
  • Keeping Up With Literacy
  • Settling In At School
  • Healthy Finances
  • Working The Web
  • Story Sack Making
  • Art and Craft Together
  • Healthy Living - Healthy Eating
  • Healthy Living - Being Active
  • Healthy Living - First Aid

Family English, Maths and Language:

  • Family Literacy
  • Family Numeracy
  • Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Family ICT
  • Money Matters
  • Language and Play
  • Number and Play
  • Fun With Phonics
  • Parents Count Too

Contact list for Family Learning Team

Family Learning is committed to achieving the five main objectives of "Every Child Matters" which are:

  • Be Healthy
  • Stay Safe
  • Enjoy and Achieve
  • Make a positive contribution
  • Achieve Economic Well Being    
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