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Art appreciation – 20th century art

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will be exploring some of the major art movements, from 1900 to the present day, identifying key artists and artworks, as well as looking at different genres and disciplines within the arts. You will… More

Art for wellbeing

Posted on: 12 July 2021

This interactive online live course is aimed at building your confidence, knowledge and understanding around arts, creativity and wellbeing. You will be trying a variety of creative activities including using a range of materials for… More

Autumn art course

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn how to observe the details of flowers, seeds, leaves, trees, and the wider landscape views in your garden. You may prefer to observe these through a window of your home or choose… More

Beeline to digital skills

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

Beeline to digital skills

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

Beeline to digital skills

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

Beeline to digital skills

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

Contemporary floral design

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn how to make a circular shaped Wreath design made with plant stems, flowers, leaves, seed heads and assorted decorative items. You will learn how to make a living moss ball plant design… More

Create your own garden

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will explore garden design ideas. You will learn how to use mosaic techniques to decorate a garden planter. You will learn how to use plants and seeds to improve your garden. You will choose… More

Creative calligraphy

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will enjoy learning the basics of how to create beautiful handwriting. You will learn how to practise some letter forms to build your confidence. You will learn how to apply your skills to create… More

Creative writing: essential poetry

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn about: – Rhyme – Rhythm – Alliteration – Different formats and types of poetry – Assonance More

Creative writing: fireworks and festivals

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn about: • Developing ideas • Planning • Multicultural Festivals • Explosive fun with poetry! • How to explore different features of creative writing • How to write for personal pleasure and wellbeing More

Creative writing: hungry for history

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn about: – Developing ideas about – Characters, Relationships, Events, Battles, etc. – Dialogue – Researching historical periods More

Creative writing: seasons of mists

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn about: • Developing ideas inspired by the Autumn season. • How to plan ideas. • Different features of poetry writing. • How to express thoughts and ideas onto paper. • How to… More

Creative writing: shades of autumn

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn about: – Developing ideas – Storylines – Characters – Plots – Dialogue – Twists More

Creative writing: wide skylines and winter horizons

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn about: – Developing ideas – Storylines – Characters – Plots – Dialogue – Twists More

Creative writing: writing for children and teens

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn about: – Developing ideas – Storylines – Characters – Plots – Dialogue – Twists More

Developing mindfulness to harness the power of now

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn about: Mastering your mind: Freeing yourself from over-thinking The Mindfulness Challenge: Practicing presence with the fight-flight-or-freeze response and the ‘amygdala hijack’ Using Mindfulness in difficult circumstances Listening to the voice in your… More

Drawing and mixed media

Posted on: 12 July 2021

It is a short (one day) interactive online live course aimed at building your confidence and enjoyment in a range of art activities. You will be looking at and encouraged to explore a variety of… More

English GCSE

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will develop your skills and understanding in interpreting real world, contemporary and relatable modern texts; clear communication; accurate and effective skills-based writing; and the use of a wide variety of vocabulary, correct grammar, spelling… More

English GCSE

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will develop your skills and understanding in analysing and interpreting a variety of texts; clear communication; accurate and effective writing including a personal style of writing; and the use of a wide variety of… More

ESOL – Speaking and listening

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

ESOL – Speaking and listening

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

Everyday mindfulness

Posted on: 12 July 2021

In this course you will learn: – What Mindfulness is – What meditation is – Why we need Mindfulness, benefits of practising and evidence to support these. – How to practice Mindfulness every day –… More

French: beginners 1: FULL

Posted on: 12 July 2021

During this course you will learn how to understand spoken and written French and speak on a range of topics useful when travelling to a French-speaking area. Topics will include: – Greetings and introductions –… More

French: conversation intermediate

Posted on: 12 July 2021

During this course you will develop your range of vocabulary and fluency in French by reading, listening to and discussing topics of cultural and linguistic interest. Topics may include: – Films – Current affairs –… More

French: improvers 1

Posted on: 12 July 2021

During this course you will learn how to understand spoken and written French and speak on a range of topics. Topics will include: – Getting to know people – Give explanations – Daily routine –… More

French: intermediate 1

Posted on: 12 July 2021

During this course you will learn how to understand spoken and written French and speak on a range of topics useful when travelling to a French-speaking area. Topics will include: – Holidays – Weather –… More

Fun with fabrics

Posted on: 12 July 2021

During this short interactive online live course, you will be building your skills and knowledge about using textiles and sewing in creative and fun ways. You will be exploring a variety of techniques including fabric… More

Gentle yoga for beginners

Posted on: 12 July 2021

Through learning… A range of easy, gentle Yoga stretches How to improve your breathing whilst you move into and out of the stretches Ways to relax in your mind and body. you will also learn… More

Get creative with art

Posted on: 12 July 2021

Each week a different theme will be the starting point for your own artwork, which you can explore in your own way or using ideas and techniques suggested and demonstrated by your tutor. You will… 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 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 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 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: 27 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

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

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

Introduction to Hatha yoga

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn that Yoga doesn’t have to be hard and for ‘flexible’ people only. In reality, it is endlessly adaptable and virtually anyone can do it and benefit deeply. This one-off session will include:… More

Italian: beginners 1

Posted on: 12 July 2021

During this course you will learn how to understand spoken and written Italian and speak on a range of topics useful when travelling to an Italian-speaking area. Topics will include: – Greetings and introductions –… More

Maths GCSE

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will develop your skills and understanding in number; ratio, proportion, and rates of change; algebra; statistics and probability; and geometry and measure. Our curriculum follows the latest GCSE grading system from 1 to 5… More

Maths GCSE

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will develop your skills and understanding in number; ratio, proportion, and rates of change; algebra; statistics and probability; and geometry and measure. Our curriculum follows the latest GCSE grading system from 1 to 5… More

Mindfulness for life’s challenges

Posted on: 12 July 2021

Different Mindfulness exercises – including short meditations and relaxation exercises. Using Mindfulness with the difficult thoughts and emotions that come with the big five life stressors to begin reducing their power over you Enabling you… More

Mindfulness for pain management

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will learn about: Mastering your mind: Relieving your mental suffering in relation to pain Developing focus and concentration through Mindfulness Meditation – so that pain doesn’t dominate and distract so much The Mindfulness-Pain Paradox:… More

Mindfulness: sustaining practice

Posted on: 12 July 2021

In this course you will: – Refresh your understanding of Mindfulness and Meditation. – Refresh your approach, motivations and incentives to practice – Refresh the benefits of practising Mindfulness and the evidence to support these.… More

Photo editing (Level 2)

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will understand how to use photo editing software to enhance and modify digital photos. You will learn how to select and layer photo compositions and develop the skills to enhance photos using colour correction… More

Planning your jouney

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

Planning your jouney

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

Pottery: christmas decorations

Posted on: 12 July 2021

This is an interactive ½ day course. You will be learning about the basic properties of air-dry clay and how to use it to model by hand or using tools and surface decoration techniques to… More

Pottery for all

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will be learning about the basic properties of clay and how to prepare it, hand techniques including modelling and building, using the potter’s wheel, decorative techniques, uses of glazes and slips, tools, tips and… More

Pottery for all

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will be learning about the basic properties of clay and how to prepare it, hand techniques including modelling and building, using the potter’s wheel, decorative techniques, uses of glazes and slips, tools, tips and… More

Pottery: have a go have a throw

Posted on: 12 July 2021

It is a one-day interactive course aimed at learning the basics of using a potter’s wheel. You will be learning about the basic properties of clay, how to prepare it for use on the potter’s… More

Pottery: have a go have a throw

Posted on: 12 July 2021

It is a one-day interactive course aimed at learning the basics of using a potter’s wheel. You will be learning about the basic properties of clay, how to prepare it for use on the potter’s… More

Presentation software (Level 2)

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will develop your understanding of presentation software and how to create effective presentations for different purposes and audiences. You will also learn about inclusive design and how to apply techniques to ensure presentations are… More

Relaxation skills

Posted on: 12 July 2021

In this four-week course, you will learn some easy relaxation, mindfulness and very gentle Hatha Yoga exercises that will help you to: – Significantly reduce stress and feel more peaceful and at ease – Reduce… More

Spanish: beginners 1

Posted on: 12 July 2021

During this course you will learn how to understand spoken and written Spanish and speak on a range of topics useful when travelling to a Spanish-speaking area. Topics will include: – Greetings and introductions –… More

Spreadsheet software (Level 2): FULL

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will develop an understanding of spreadsheet software tools and techniques to be able to produce spreadsheets.. You will learn how to apply advanced formulae and functions to process data and use automated tools to… More

Stress mastery for office workers

Posted on: 12 July 2021

Tips, techniques and guidance to start taking charge of your mind, to enable you to begin to feel calmer, more relaxed, more positive, more focused, and more in charge of yourself. Self mastery techniques, specially… More

Textiles: christmas decorations

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will be learning about varied making and surface decoration techniques to make a range of Christmas decorations using cloth, thread and trims like buttons and beads. It is an interactive one session course aimed… More

Textiles: drawing with stitch

Posted on: 12 July 2021

You will be exploring a variety of tasks and techniques including drawing and painting, embroidery and experimental stitch work. You will be able to use these techniques in your own project or to produce creative… More

Word processing (Level 2)

Posted on: 12 July 2021

This course is part of the Award in Digital and IT Skills and will develop your ability to maximise the tools available in word-processing software to prepare, process and produce a wide range of sophisticated… More

Working as a Team

Posted on: 12 July 2021

The tutor will explain the dynamics of successful teamwork and help you to identify the skills and qualities that you can bring to a team. More