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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Longton VM
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New Church House
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Preston Quaker Meeting House
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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
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • 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:
      16/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • 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 - 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
      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
    = 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. How long is the course? 3 weeks, 1.5 hours...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • 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
    Join us for a SPARKING time this November from the comfort of your own home! Our virtual session will take place on Thursday 4th November and will comprise of colourful arts and crafts and themed games and activities. With parents/ carers support, children will learn whilst having an abundance of firework fun! The session is designed for primary school aged children (3-11 year olds) and their parents/ carers. You'll receive a free resource pack through the post so you can join in all the activ...
    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
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Fun Palace
    Family Learning
    Accrington and Rossendale College, part of the Nelson and Colne College Group is opening its doors for a fabulous, FREE, fun-filled Fun Palace on Saturday 2nd October between 11am-2pm. It’s your chance to be a scientist, an artist, a technology mastermind or a sports star…or all of them if you’d like. Throughout the day we will have a whole host of activities for everyone in the community, young or old, to get involved in including: • Science, Technology and Engineering challenges ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      SAT - 02/10/2021
      11:00 to 14:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • 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 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 2.5hrs with the opportunity to further your knowledge through self-directed research...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • 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
      19 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?
  • 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! Join us via Zoom and 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 t...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 30/09/2021
      12:45 to 14:45
      1 day course
      19 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:
      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 reception and 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. · You will need to be able to access the internet on a device with speakers or earphones. · Once...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 28/09/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      3 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 29/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 05/10/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      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. 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
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 07/10/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Keep your Child Safe Online
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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 online via zoom, 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. You will have the opportunity to discuss your concerns, your current knowledge and ways to improve your knowledge and unders...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • 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?
  • Look Who Is Talking
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    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...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 03/11/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      17 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 - 30/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      15 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?
  • Spooky Crafts
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Join us for a Spooktacular time this October from the comfort of your own home! Our virtual session will take place on Tuesday 19th October and will comprise of creepy arts and crafts and gruesome games and activities. With parents/ carers support, children will learn whilst having an abundance of frightful fun! The session is designed for primary school aged children (3-11 year olds) and their parents/ carers. You'll receive a free resource pack through the post so you can join in all the acti...
    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?
  • Winter Family Arts and Crafts
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    Join us for a fun and festive time this December from the comfort of your own home! Our virtual sessions will take place on various dates throughout the festive period and will comprise of wonderful winter themed arts and crafts, games and activities. With parents/ carers support, children will learn whilst having an abundance of festive fun! The session is designed for primary school aged children (3-6 year olds) and their parents/ carers. You'll receive a free resource pack through the post s...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 07/12/2021
      16:00 to 17:30
      1 day course
      17 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
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • You've Got This: Health and Wellbeing for Families
    Family Learning

    Online
    Online
    At a time of constant change and uncertainty, parents, carers, and children are at risk of suffering emotional and mental health challenges. When we speak of mental health, we want to think about being mentally healthy, not just being free from mental illness. Mental health refers to the health of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. It is important to recognise this with our children, and that they can recognise this themselves. This online, flexible three-week online course covers practical...
    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?
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