Lancs. Family Learning: Summer Term
Summer Sow and Grow for Families
Saturday 8th May, 1pm-2:30pm (for primary school aged children and their parents/ carers)
Join the Family Learning team on our FREE, online Summer Sow and Grow for Families and have a go at growing your own flowers and salads. You will also take part in our, 'How Tall Can You Grow' Sunflower Challenge and make some fantastic natural art creations! A free resource pack is provided before the event.
After School Family Clubs
Family LEGO Club
Wed 28th April x 3 weeks, 4pm-4:45pm (for primary school aged children and their parents and carers)
Our family LEGO club is designed to guide and encourage your children to look at planning and creating models with Lego whilst having fun as a family. The course will focus on completing challenges at home as a family with guidance from the teachers. Start encouraging and promoting creativity and engineering at a young age by enrolling onto our Mini Lego club course!
Family STEM Club
Thurs 13th May x 3 weeks, 4pm-4:45pm (for primary school aged children and their parents and carers)
Join us as a Family and help your child develop crucial STEM (Science, technology, engineering and Maths) skills! 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 more! The course will focus on completing challenges at home as a family with guidance from the tutors. FREE resources provided.
Parent/ Carer Only Courses
Closing the Gap: Phonics and Early Reading Skills
Thurs 29th April x 5 weeks, 12:45pm-2:45pm (for parents/ carers of children in reception or year 1)
The unpredictability of this year has meant that lots of parents/ carers are concerned that the Coronavirus lockdown may have impacted their child's learning. This course aims to help improve the phonics and reading skills of children in Reception and Year 1. Over the 5 weeks, the course will enable you to develop your confidence, knowledge and skills around how you can support your children's emerging literacy skills. Its full of ideas, activities, games and resources you can use with your children at home. FREE resource pack provided.
Look Who's Talking
Wed 21st April x 5 weeks, 9:30am-12pm (for parents of children aged 3-6yrs)
During this 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 skills and confidence to support your child’s speech and language development at home.
Health and Wellbeing
Saturday 1st May x 3 weeks, 10-11am (for primary aged children and their parents/ carers)
During this family learning course, you’ll use yoga to work as a team, build trust and bond as a family as well as improve physical and mental health AND have lots of fun too! A free resource pack is provided.
We have a range of accredited courses this term for parents/ carers looking to work with children. Including:
Level 1 Award in Preparing to work in Schools
Fast Track Level 2- Support Work in Schools and Colleges
Level 1 Award in Caring for Children
These courses are FREE for those earning under £17,000 or on eligible benefits.
Lancs. Family Learning: Easter Holidays
Family Learning Spring Fair (online)
Sat 27th March, 10am-11:30am (For primary school aged children and their parents/ carers)
Get online and join us as a family on our Family Learning Spring Fair. Take part in lots of fun and exciting seasonal themed crafts, games and activities. Resource packs will be provided so you can take part from home.
Enrol link: https://portal.mis.nelsongroup.ac.uk/Page/U_PublicCourseDetails?uio_id=12429
NEW-Let's Do LEGO- Family Challenge (online)
Monday 29th March, 1-2:30pm (For primary school aged children and their parents/ carers)
ALL NEW Let’s Do LEGO-Family Challenge. We had so much fun on the last LEGO Challenge that we’ve a brand new session ready to go! Work together as a team to complete tasks set by our Family Learning team! Design a balloon powered car, join in a new 10 minute challenge and more…Come along, have fun and build up your STEM skills too! Resource packs provided- but you will need LEGO at home.
Enrol link: https://portal.mis.nelsongroup.ac.uk/Page/U_PublicCourseDetails?uio_id=12425
Easter 'Egg'stravaganza (online)
Thurs 1st April, 1pm-2:30pm (For children aged 3-6 and their parents/ carers)
Join us for an 'Egg 'citing time this Easter in the comfort of your own home! Our family learning session will take place on Thursday 1st April, and will comprise of special spring themed games, quizzes and crafts. With parents/ carers support, children will learn whilst having an abundance of seasonal fun.
You'll receive a resource pack through the post so you can be 'hands on' with all the crafty activities. So come on, don't 'chick'en out and enrol now! The family learning team and our very cheeky MYSTERY GUEST can't wait to see you there!
Enrol link: https://portal.mis.nelsongroup.ac.uk/Page/U_PublicCourseDetails?uio_id=12618
Lancs. Adult Learning: Catch Up Maths/ English Course for Parents
Lancashire Adult Learning are offering free 'Catch Up Maths/ English' courses for parents of Reception children:
"During these short courses, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child ‘catch up’ and build on and consolidate their knowledge. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about the teaching methods used in school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child."
If you would like to attend this course please follow the link below to enrol: