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Communicate with confidence at your interview

Posted on: 19 April 2021

The course will include: • How to identify the information that you need to know for a successful interview. • Communication techniques and the advantage of being honest about achievements and experience. • An introduction… More

Crafts for the summer season: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

You will be guided, by our tutor, through the crafting processes needed to make some beautiful items to celebrate the Summer Season. The sessions are designed to promote the sharing of ideas in a supportive… More

Creating summer birds

Posted on: 19 April 2021

You will be guided, by our tutor, through the processes needed to turn odd balls of wool into summer birds with your child or children. The session is designed for you to work together with… More

Creative creatures matters

Posted on: 19 April 2021

During the course, you will be using a variety of media, such as paint, printing, papier-mâché, clay and fabric to create weird and wonderful creatures. Some of the work will be 2D, on paper and… More

Digital skills for everyday life

Posted on: 6 May 2021

This course will help with the digital skills that will be useful to you in everyday life. The course will support you to engage with family and friends, get connected and access online services, and… More

Digital skills for life (1)

Posted on: 19 April 2021

These short qualifications are designed to help you to develop the digital skills that you can use to make everyday life easier. Using digital devices (at least one of these types: laptops/tablets/mobile phones and personal… More

Doodling and zentangle workshop

Posted on: 19 April 2021

The course will look at how a simple doodle can be incorporated into a larger piece of work, using pen and paper. Your tutor will take you through some guided exercises and pattern designs before… More

Doodling and zentangle workshop

Posted on: 30 April 2021

The course will look at how a simple doodle can be incorporated into a larger piece of work, using pen and paper. Your tutor will take you through some guided exercises and pattern designs before… More

Drawing for pleasure: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

Over the five weeks, the course will look at how to do quick sketches, how to refine your work, use shading techniques and composition, by looking at landscapes, still life and proportions of the body… More

Email skills

Posted on: 6 May 2021

This course will cover the basics of accessing, using, and organizing your email account. You will also learn how to solve common email problems, compose emails and send emails with attachments More

Getting the most out of your digital camera: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

In this session you will cover the following: File formats and quality settings Different main modes-aperture Priority/ shutter priority/ programme White balance Composition Using drawing tools More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 30 April 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include the skills of communication, reading and writing. Our classes are small and welcoming, you will… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 19 April 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include the skills of communication, reading and writing. Our classes are small and welcoming, you will… More

Improve your maths entry level : join at any time: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include numbers and their use in everyday life, working with data and creating graphs. Our classes… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 30 April 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include numbers and their use in everyday life, working with data and creating graphs. Our classes… More

Improve your maths L1/L2 : join at any time

Posted on: 30 April 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include numbers and their use in everyday life, working with data and creating graphs. Our classes… More

ITQ Digital skills – spreadsheets

Posted on: 19 April 2021

This course covers the following: Using a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise numerical and other data Using appropriate formulas and tools to summarise and display spreadsheet information Selecting and using appropriate tools and techniques… More

Making kanzashi flowers: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

. You will be guided through the process needed to fold cotton fabric into beautiful kanzashi flowers, that can be worn as a brooch. The session is designed to promote sharing ideas in a supportive… More

More abstract art for beginners: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

Abstraction using landscape as a starting point. Abstraction from still life. Abstraction using repeat pattern, collage, cutting and distortion. Abstraction through printmaking. More

More drawing and painting: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

You will be learning about contour line drawing, 2- and 3-point perspective, tone, composition and more advanced techniques. More

More still life

Posted on: 19 April 2021

You will be learning about quality of line, perspective, measurement, tone, colour, proportion and composition through a series of observational studies. More

Pottery for all: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

You will be creating more complex slab forms with lids, making multiples, throwing and casting techniques. Design basics. More

Preparation for GCSE maths

Posted on: 19 April 2021

You will study number, measure, and statistics. The course will also introduce some simple algebra and geometry.  You will complete a variety of practical investigations, on-line and paper-based exercises, interactive games and other activities. More

Preparation for GCSE maths

Posted on: 19 April 2021

You will study number, measure, and statistics. The course will also introduce some simple algebra and geometry.  You will complete a variety of practical investigations, on-line and paper-based exercises, interactive games and other activities. More

Staying in touch with family and friends with Zoom

Posted on: 30 April 2021

Access and download the free version of Zoom, install and open Zoom, understand how to set up and/or participate in a Zoom session, get to know the main controls to communicate with Zoom including microphone,… More

Staying in touch with family and friends with Zoom

Posted on: 30 April 2021

Access and download the free version of Zoom, install and open Zoom, understand how to set up and/or participate in a Zoom session, get to know the main controls to communicate with Zoom including microphone,… More

Summer paper roses: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

You will be guided, by the tutor, through the process needed to turn paper table napkins into beautiful 3d roses.   The session is designed to promote sharing ideas in a supportive setting where your creativity will unfold, and… More

Using creative aspects of MS Word

Posted on: 19 April 2021

This workshop will cover the following aspects of Word: Font styles and colours Borders and colouring them Using shapes and filling them – gradients etc. Inserting pictures and basic edits Using drawing tools More

Walking poetry matters

Posted on: 19 April 2021

We will be taking short guided walks along the Tarka Trail and composing our own poems that can be uploaded to the Tarka Trail Poetry Pin website, for others to enjoy your creative work. During… More

Watercolours using texture and special effects: FULL

Posted on: 19 April 2021

Experiment with resist, granulation, water margin, salt, spirit techniques. You will learn a range of watercolour techniques including salt and bleach dispersal, granulation, rice and sand resist, cling film resist, composition building. More