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Ceramic wind chimes and oil burners: FULL

Posted on: 15 July 2021

You will learn how to use hand-building techniques to make a wind chime and an oil burner or lamp. You can make one item or a set of things. Sessions 1, 2 and 3 you… More

Christmas wreaths: FULL

Posted on: 15 July 2021

You will learn how to make a beautiful decorative Christmas wreath from natural materials. You will learn how to prepare willow, use different foliage, nuts and dried fruits to make a wreath. More

Christmas wreaths: FULL

Posted on: 15 July 2021

You will learn how to make a beautiful decorative Christmas wreath from natural materials. You will learn how to prepare willow, use different foliage, nuts and dried fruits to make a wreath. More

Digital Skills for everyday life and work (Beeline): FULL

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn how to get online and stay safe online, how to communicate using email, Word, and ‘Zoom’. You will learn how to save and organise files and web pages. You will learn how… More

Drawing to music

Posted on: 12 July 2021

We will be looking at art by other artists and listening to music, discovering mark making and colour to represent what we hear. You will be exploring ways of looking and seeing. You will be… More

English for speakers of other languages

Posted on: 12 July 2021

This course will also help you communicate in all aspects of life in the UK such as employment, healthcare, travelling on public transport and British culture and will give you confidence speaking and listening in… More

First steps to getting online

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn how to turn on a device and update passwords and account information, use controls on a device, such as a mouse and keyboard for a computer, or touchscreen on a smartphone or… More

FLOSS (Foundation learning for online study skills)

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn how to turn on a device, update passwords and account information, use controls, such as a mouse and keyboard, or touchscreen on a smartphone or tablet. You will use tools which make… More

Gateway Essential digital skills qualification Entry 3

Posted on: 2 August 2021

This course builds on the 5 main areas of essential digital skills to support you to do tasks in each area – Using devices and handling information Creating and editing Communicating Transacting (buying or exchanging… More

Gelli printing for beginners

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn the basic techniques of using a Gelli plate. You can create your own stencils, use textures from recycling and you will build a series of unique images that can be be used… More

Glass slumping and fusing: an introduction: FULL

Posted on: 15 July 2021

You will learn how to make light catchers, medallions and small bowls using coloured glass as an introduction to the technique of glass slumping. In the first session we will be learning about slumped glass… More

Glass slumping and fusing: christmas decorations: FULL

Posted on: 15 July 2021

You will learn how to make Christmas decorations using coloured glass as an introduction to the technique of glass slumping and fusing. In the first session we will be looking at slumped glass and be… More

Improve your English: join at anytime

Posted on: 12 July 2021

The course covers different qualification levels so the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include the skills of communication, reading and writing. You can enrol at any time throughout the… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 12 July 2021

The course covers different qualification levels so 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. You can… More

Newton’s Place in history matters

Posted on: 12 July 2021

Each week you will learn about the History of Newton Abbot. When did Newton Abbot become a town? Who was Passmore Edwards? What work did people do in the past and how did they live? More

Painting pets

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will be using a photocopy of your pets’ photo to trace the outlines, taking away the initial fear of drawing. You can add details yourself and then follow a series of techniques to successfully… More

Papier Mache bowls

Posted on: 12 July 2021

We will be building and decorating simple or complex papier mache bowls. They can be of any size and shape, using a mould (bowl, vase, jar) that you have at home. We will use materials… More

Planning your journey into employment

Posted on: 12 July 2021

The tutor will encourage you to recognise your skills, talents and interests and to think about how these could be used to expand your employment opportunities. More

Researching your family history online

Posted on: 6 September 2021

This course will give you a starting point with online family history research. You will learn: • How to get started and search for free information online – what are the best web sites? •… More