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Christmas story stocking

Posted on: 30 September 2021

You will be working with your tutor in a safe, learning environment. Your tutor will give practical demonstrations, have discussions, set tasks, give feedback, and will support you throughout the course. Each week the tutor… More

Coming back to life – free yourself from Overthinking & Anxiety

Posted on: 30 September 2021

During this workshop you will learn how to step out of relentless thinking and emotions and into the peace and stillness of the present moment at will. Practising presence (aka mindfulness) greatly enhances and supports… More

Coming back to life – free yourself from Overthinking & Anxiety

Posted on: 30 September 2021

You will learn what mindfulness is. Why we need mindfulness. The benefits of practicing mindfulness. How presence (also known as mindfulness) increases wellbeing and resilience. How you can take charge of your mind and step… More

Contemporary floral design

Posted on: 30 September 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: 30 September 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 writing: essential poetry

Posted on: 30 September 2021

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

Creative writing: fireworks and festivals

Posted on: 30 September 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: 30 September 2021

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

Creative writing: wide skylines and winter horizons

Posted on: 30 September 2021

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

Creative writing: writing for children and teens

Posted on: 30 September 2021

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

Developing mindfulness to harness the power of now

Posted on: 30 September 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

Digital skills for beginners

Posted on: 30 September 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

Digital skills for beginners (Beeline)

Posted on: 30 September 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 and mixed media

Posted on: 30 September 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

ESOL – Speaking and listening

Posted on: 30 September 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

Fast track GCSE maths – Starting January 2022

Posted on: 30 September 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

Finding the off switch – The Art & Skill of Proper Relaxation

Posted on: 30 September 2021

You will learn about the different types of relaxation and what is best for your wellbeing. How to take charge of difficult thoughts and feelings through mindfulness. Learn the skill of how to truly relax. More

Fun with fabrics

Posted on: 30 September 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

Get creative with art

Posted on: 30 September 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 any time

Posted on: 30 September 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 any time

Posted on: 30 September 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

Mindfulness for life’s challenges

Posted on: 30 September 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: sustaining practice

Posted on: 30 September 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

Pottery: christmas decorations

Posted on: 30 September 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: have a go have a throw: FULL

Posted on: 30 September 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

Relaxation skills

Posted on: 30 September 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

Textiles: christmas decorations

Posted on: 30 September 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