Family Learning

Need something fun to do with your family? Or maybe you need help to support your child with their schoolwork? Whether your child is just starting primary school or going into high school, we have courses to suit everyone!

Take control for your family and enjoy learning and developing together!

Explore our range of FREE* courses and sign-up using our online enrolment portal. If you need support, get in touch, our friendly team can help!

*Note that most of our courses are FREE for Lancashire residents and where fees are applicable, this will be noted on your enrolment.

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Preston Quaker Meeting House
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  • Art Adventures KS1
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Do you have a budding artist at home? Or do you want to gain innovative ideas that encourage your child to experiment with art? Enrol as a family onto our 3 week 'Arty Adventures' after school Art Club now! Exciting resource pack provided including all the necessary materials to complete the wonderful art activities in the comfort of your own home. This creative and engaging course heavily embeds familywellbeing with the aim that by engaging in our Arty Adventure as a family, you and your child ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 15/09/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Art Adventures KS2
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Do you have a budding artist at home? Or do you want to gain innovative ideas that encourage your child to experiment with art? Enrol as a family onto our 3 week 'Arty Adventures' after school Art Club now! Exciting resource pack provided including all the necessary materials to complete the wonderful art activities in the comfort of your own home. This creative and engaging course heavily embeds family wellbeing with the aim that by engaging in our Arty Adventure as a family, you and your child...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 07/10/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 24/11/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Big Fun Family Quiz
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Get your thinking caps on and join us for the Big Fun Family Quiz (suitable for primary school aged children and the whole family!) Examples of these games include 'catchphrase', 'guess the song' and 'answer smash' (all game instructions will be clearly explained.) You’ll be learning without even knowing it as you’re having so much fun! So, if you want to win, learn, laugh, or just find something fun to do with your family; enrol onto the Big Fun Family Quiz and we'll send you a zoom link...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 01/07/2021
      18:00 to 19:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Digital Story Telling
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    During this online course you will have the opportunity to explore how children use digital technology to help with their story telling skills. 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 digital story telling. This course will help you understand what digital story telling is and the importance and benefits of it on children’s cross curricular l...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      22/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      16/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Family Feel Good
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Welcome to our free 8 hour ‘feel good’ course, where your family wellbeing takes priority! Together, you’ll develop knowledge, skills and behaviours that have the potential to improve your family’s quality of life, health & wellbeing. 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’ & ‘Find Your Zen’. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      22/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Family LEGO Club
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    These Lego club sessions are ideal to get your children away from screen time and straight into hands on STEAM activities after school. The course is designed to guide and encourage your children to look at planning and creating models with Lego whilst having fun as a family. It will allow children to think and develop their problem solving and team work skills by creating models such as a Lego ring game, a penguin or a dinosaur, a Lego photo frame and much more! The course will be focussing on ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 15/09/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 10/11/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Family STEM Club
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Join us as a Family and help your child develop crucial STEM (Science, technology, engineering and Maths) skills! Our 3 week Family STEM club will get your children started in planning, building, engineering and evaluating with support from the Family Learning team! This course is designed to guide and encourage your children to look at planning, creating and improving their models and creations…our topic for this course? FLIGHT! Work as a family to create models such rockets, helicopter and m...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 22/06/2021
      16:00 to 17:00
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Family STEM Club
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Join us as a Family and help your child develop crucial STEM (Science, technology, engineering and Maths) skills! Our 3 week Family STEM club will get your children started in planning, building, engineering and evaluating with support from the Family Learning team! This course is designed to guide and encourage your children to look at planning, creating and improving their models and creations…our topic for this course? FLIGHT! Work as a family to create models such rockets, helicopter and m...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 07/10/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 01/12/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Family Wellbeing
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    During this free course you will have the opportunity to explore a range themes related to family wellbeing. Through a gentle introduction you will learn a little bit of theory and lots of practical strategies to promote Family Wellbeing including such topics as Mindfulness, Emotional Literacy, Resilience and Parenting tips. How long is the course? This live session will run for approximately 2.5 hours. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      22/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Family Yoga
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Prepare to discover your inner yogi! You may have already heard that there is a plethora of physical & emotional benefits gained from practising yoga, such as increased flexibility, improved posture and reduced stress levels; this course offers all of these and SO much more! During the course, you’ll use yoga to work as a team, help you communicate more effectively, build trust and bond as a family. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      SAT - 19/06/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      SAT - 02/10/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Fireworks- Family Arts and Crafts
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 04/11/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Fun with Maths
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 14/09/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 14/09/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 15/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 22/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 11/11/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 18/11/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Fun with Maths
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    During this free course you will have the opportunity to explore how children in the Early Years Foundation Stage and reception year are taught maths and early number skills, so that you are better equipped to support your children with their learning at home. It will also help you to refresh and improve your own maths skills and knowledge. How long is the course? 1 session of approximately 2.5 hrs with the opportunity to further your knowledge through self-directed research...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      16/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Fun with Phonics
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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! Learning online, you will have the opportunity to explore how children in the Early Years Foundation Stage and Reception year are taught to read, spell and write using Phonics. The result being that you are better equipped to support your children with their Literacy learning at home. t the end of the c...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 13/09/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 14/09/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 15/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 22/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 23/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 30/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Fun With Phonics
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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! Learning online, you will have the opportunity to explore how children in the Early Years Foundation Stage and Reception year are taught to read, spell and write using Phonics. The result being that you are better equipped to support your children with their Literacy learning at home. How long is the c...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      13/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Help your Child with Coding at Home
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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 ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      21/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      16/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Help your Child with Maths at Home
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Throughout this live 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 support your child with maths at home. • Your course will be delivered by a subject specialist in a live online classroom using Zoom or Teams. • You will need to be able to access the internet on a device with speakers or earphones. • Some ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 28/09/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      3 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 28/09/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      3 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 29/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Help your Child with Reading at Home
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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. You will take away lots of ideas and activities to be used at home together with your child. • Your course will be delivered by a subject specialist in a live online classroom using Zoom or Teams. • You will need to be able to access the internet on a device ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Help Your Child with Reading at Home
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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. This course will be delivered live via Zoom. Once you have enrolled you will be sent information on how to access the course. This course will cover reading skills taught during the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. How long is the course? This cours...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 27/09/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      3 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 28/09/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      3 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 29/09/2021
      09:30 to 11:00
      3 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 07/10/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Keep your Child Safe Online
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      21/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/10/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Let's Engineer
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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! All challenges will use materials readily available at home....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      22/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 09/11/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 16/11/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Look Who Is Talking
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    During this free course, you 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 increase your sk...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 03/11/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Moving on: Year 7 Maths
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Is your child heading to high school or already attends one? Do you struggle to support them in Maths? If you answered yes to either of those questions why not enrol onto Moving to Year 7 Maths. This course allows parents to grasp the key areas in secondary Maths like, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pythagoras theorem, Ratio and proportion. Don't let all this terminology scare you! This course will guide you step by step in how to tackle questions in these topics and how you can support your child at ho...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 17/06/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      1 day course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      FRI - 18/06/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 24/06/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      1 day course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 01/07/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 30/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 07/10/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Nature Detectives
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    During this online taster session, you and your child will have the opportunity to explore a range of nature and environmental based activities aimed to develop your awareness as a family. You will use natural materials to create a picture; look for signs of life around you whether it’s in your own garden or out in the local environment; and create your very own twig loom. There will also be lots of ideas for further activities you can do as a family, plus links to various useful websites. Th...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Ready Steady School
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    It’s been an unsettling year for lots of families, and starting at ‘big’ school can be exciting and daunting for parents and children a like! Come along and learn top tips to get you and your family ‘school ready!”. During this free online course you will have the opportunity to explore how to best prepare your child for starting primary school. This includes developing an awareness of the Early Years Foundation Stage and access to lots of activities to support your child’s learning ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 24/06/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 01/07/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      1 day course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      FRI - 02/07/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Science Spectacular
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      22/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Spooky Crafts
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/10/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • The BIG Summer Challenge
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    The course with the FUN factor! Are you up for it?  We’re encouraging as many families as possible to get outside and carry out amazingly fun challenges together throughout the month of August. The challenges include: designing pavement chalk games, creating a DIY water play kit and playing nature bingo hunt. You’ll also gain access to ideas for activities that will keep your family feeling positive, creative and enthused during the long Summer period off school.  We will send you an...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      02/08/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Winter Family Arts and Crafts
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 07/12/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 09/12/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 14/12/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 16/12/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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