Fun with Grammar and punctuation

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

The course is aimed predominately for parents and carers of children aged from primary to secondary. 

Course content

The course aims to help you understand the terminology that children are expected to know and use, regarding grammar and punctuation as they progress through primary to secondary education. 

Through your understanding you can then help your children with their school work. 


You will: 


Look at the terminology associated with grammar and punctuation and ways that you can then take your understanding forward to help your children. 

Understand rules associated with use  

Explore a variety of games associated with grammar and its use 

Support and feedback

The tutor will provide personalised support as required. and give feedback, both written and verbal, during the session.  

Additional costs and requirements

There are no entry requirements.  All you need to bring is a pen and paper and ideally a folder to keep handouts in. 

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Effective learning requires practice and reinforcement so on occasions you may be provided with short homework tasks to help consolidate the work done in the weekly session. You will also be encouraged to make use of other resources such as internet websites, links and clips for self-study activities.   

About the tutor

Rosemary has worked as an Area Tutor (Literacy) for Learn Devon in North Devon since 2011. Prior to this she taught English, ALDD and Family Learning classes on a sessional basis for six years.  She also works as an arts and languages tutor with the Open University. 

Rosemary has a Masters Degree in Education and a BA in Humanities from The Open University.  She also has a Post Graduate Certificate of Education – Post compulsory Education, L4 Adult Literacy Specialism, and QTLS status. 

Rosemary says that life is a continual journey of discovery – we are never too old to learn and move forward!  She loves working with people to enable them to achieve and gain a sense of fulfilment and perhaps make a real difference to their lives. Learning should be fun! 

Start date07 May 2019
End date11 June 2019
Start time12:30
End time14:30
Concessions not available