Family Learning

Support your family this Autumn with our range of FREE, online family learning courses available to suit you!

Enjoy learning together with your children and seeing their development.

Our range of FREE courses are available to learners who live in Lancashire. For residents outside of Lancashire fees will apply, please enquire.

  • Catch up with English (Reception and Year 1)
    Family Learning
    During this short course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child ‘catch up’ and consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child at home. This is a parent only course (no children).
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  • Catch up with English (Year 2)
    Family Learning
    During this short course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child ‘catch up’ and consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child at home. This is a parent only course (no children).
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 01/12/2020
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      Cost: FREE
  • Catch up with English (Year 3 and 4)
    Family Learning
    During this short course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child ‘catch up’ and consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child at home. This is a parent only course (no children).
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Catch up with English (Year 5 and 6)
    Family Learning
    During this short course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child ‘catch up’ and consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child at home. This is a parent only course (no children).
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 02/12/2020
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      Cost: FREE
  • Digital Story Telling
    Family Learning

    This course will help you understand what digital story telling is and the importance and benefits of it on children’s cross curricular learning. This is a 3 week course that focuses on how different apps can stimulate and encourage children to tell stories through scripting, recording and presentations of their stories.

    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
  • Family Feel Good
    Family Learning

    This brand new, innovative course is carried out through extremely fun, active and engaging delivery methods, consisting of topics such as ‘You Are What you Eat’ and ‘Find Your Zen’.

    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 28/01/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      3 week course
      Cost: FREE
  • Family Wellbeing
    Family Learning

    During this free course you and your family will have the opportunity to explore a range themes related to family wellbeing.

    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 21/01/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
  • Family Yoga
    Family Learning

    Prepare to discover your inner yogi! During this course, you’ll use yoga to work as a team, help you communicate more effectively, build trust and bond as a family.

    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      SAT - 30/01/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      3 week course
      Cost: FREE
  • Festive Family Fun
    Family Learning
    Join us for a festive themed session for all the family! You and your child will have lots of fun together taking part in a range of specially selected, easy ‘to do at home’ crafts, games and activities that will leave you feeling ready for the festive season ahead! You will be able to spend time together being creative as a family, and as a parent you’ll discover why creative tasks are so important for a child’s learning and development.
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 21/12/2020
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 22/12/2020
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
  • Fun with Maths
    Family Learning
    Ever wondered how maths is taught in school and how your child learns early maths skills? If you want to feel better prepared to support your child on their journey with maths, then Fun with Maths is for you! Learning online, you will have the opportunity to explore how children in the Early Years Foundation Stage and Reception year are taught maths using up to date methods and teaching techniques. You will look at lots of ideas and activities that you can take away and use at home with your chi...
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
  • Fun with Phonics
    Family Learning

    Ever wondered what Phonics is and how your child is taught to read at school? Do you want to feel better prepared to support your child on their reading journey then Fun with Phonics is for you!

    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
  • Help your Child with Coding at Home
    Family Learning
    During this online course you will have the opportunity to explore how children use coding to help them learn, so that you are better equipped to support your children with their learning outside of the classroom. The course will be delivered via our online learning site ‘Moodle’, with stimulating and interactive activities to help you learn the different ways you can help support your children with coding. This course will help you understand what coding is and the importance and benefits ...
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
  • Help your Child with Maths at Home
    Family Learning
    Throughout this short online course, you will develop your knowledge on how children in Key Stage 1 are taught maths in school. The course will be delivered in a relaxed, fun and friendly way. You will explore a range of activities and ideas so you can better support your child with maths at home. • This course will be delivered via our online learning site, ‘Moodle’. You will study from the comfort of your own home, at a day and time that suits you. We estimate the course will take you ...
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
  • Help your Child with Reading at Home
    Family Learning

    This free online course aims to teach you how children are taught to read in a relaxed, fun and friendly way, so that you will be able to help your child with English homework and where appropriate, improve your own English skills too.

    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 27/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      Cost: FREE
  • Help your Child with SATs Year 2 English
    Family Learning
    This single session course informs parents about the key national assessments that their children will undertake. Parents will learn about the format, structure and timing of either KS1 national assessments – often referred to as SATs. You will explore sample questions, identify the key English skills that each paper tests and also look at various strategies that will help you to support your child to perform at their best. Parents will learn how to support their child with these skills and how to support their child’s wellbeing during the assessments.
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 18/01/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/01/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 01/02/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 02/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 02/02/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 23/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
  • Help your Child with SATs Year 2 Maths
    Family Learning
    This single session course informs parents about the key national assessments that their children will undertake. Parents will learn about the format, structure and timing of either KS1 national assessments – often referred to as SATs. You will explore sample questions, identify the key Maths skills that each paper tests and also look at various strategies that will help you to support your child to perform at their best. Parents will learn how to support their child with these skills and how to support their child’s wellbeing during the assessments.
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 26/01/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 26/01/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 28/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 09/02/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 09/02/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 11/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      FRI - 26/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
  • Help your Child with SATs Year 6 English
    Family Learning
    ...
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 25/01/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 26/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 26/01/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 08/02/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 09/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 09/02/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 22/02/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 23/02/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
  • Help your Child with SATs Year 6 Maths
    Family Learning
    This single session course informs parents about the key national assessments that their children will undertake. Parents will learn about the format, structure and timing of either KS2 national assessments – often referred to as SATs. You will explore sample questions, identify the key Maths skills that each paper tests and also look at various strategies that will help you to support your child to perform at their best. Parents will learn how to support their child with these skills and how to support their child’s wellbeing during the assessments.
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/01/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
  • Help Your Child With Year 6 SATs Maths
    Family Learning
    ...
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/01/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 21/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 02/02/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 02/02/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 04/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 23/02/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
  • Keep your Child Safe Online
    Family Learning

    This 2 hour online session aims to give you an overview of how to help keep your child safe online. The course will be delivered via our online learning site ‘Moodle’, with stimulating and interactive activities to help you learn the different ways you can help your children stay safe online. The course will highlight the importance of e-safety, looking at parental control and privacy settings.

    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 10/02/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
  • Lets Engineer
    Family Learning
    During this free course you will have the opportunity to learn about what makes an engineer. You will work together with your child to tackle different STEM based challenges. You will have the opportunity to problem solve, design, work as a team and have fun! ...
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 08/12/2020
      16:00 to 18:30
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
  • Look Who Is Talking
    Family Learning
    During this 5 week course, you and your child will have the opportunity to explore a range of speaking and listening activities that Early Year’s children are taught, these activities are aimed to develop your awareness as a family about communication skill, including: speaking, listening, interacting and understanding skills at home. The course uses animal themed games/ activities, (including singing/ rhyme/ craft/ repetition), to encourage and develop speaking and listening skills. You will...
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 03/03/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      Cost: FREE
  • Nature Detectives
    Family Learning

    This course will enable you to be creative as a family, make decisions together and develop your confidence through communicating effectively with others and developing positive interaction skills as a family unit. You will be asked to complete an Initial Assessment at the start of the course, then you will just work through each section in order.

    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
  • Playing and Learning at Home
    Family Learning

    This course is for parents who would like to gain a deeper understanding of how children learn and develop. It is particularly suitable for parents of pre-school and primary school age children, and/or for those parents with an interest in working with children in the future.

    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Science Spectacular
    Family Learning
    This free course aims to provide you and your child will the opportunity to explore some science themed activities and identify the learning opportunities they promote. You will make decisions together and develop your confidence through communicating effectively with others and developing positive interaction skills as a family unit.
    = Can I get help with my fees?
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 08/12/2020
      16:00 to 18:30
      1 day course
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Cost: FREE

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