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Art journal matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn: • Creative art techniques • Speaking and listening skills • Writing skills By the end of the course you will make a personal Art journal containing your own beautiful pages using your… More

Art journal matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn: • Creative art techniques • Speaking and listening skills • Writing skills By the end of the course you will make a personal Art journal containing your own beautiful pages using your… More

Art matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Have fun learning art skills! Learn to use lots of different materials, techniques and equipment in a friendly, supported environment. More

Art matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Have fun learning art skills! Learn to use lots of different materials, techniques and equipment in a friendly, supported environment. More

Art matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn: • How to mix paint colours to get the colours you want for your paintings. • How to use charcoal and pencil for sketching • How to create art following instructions •… More

Botanic drawing

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Botanic Drawing is an opportunity to make short dynamic expressive studies and longer sustained drawings from natural flowers and plants. It is not a Botanical Illustration course. We will work in a variety of media… More

Calligraphy

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will learn to write letter forms. Practise your skills and then create beautiful calligraphic artwork. Use traditional and contemporary calligraphy pens, inks and letter forms. Use poetry to inspire you creatively. More

Calligraphy

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Come and create a beautiful calligraphic artwork inspired by poetry. You will learn to write letter forms. Practise your skills and then create beautiful calligraphic artwork. Use traditional and contemporary calligraphy pens, inks and letter… More

Creative writing

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will explore planning devices and new ways into writing which will enable you to think about characters and plots in original and authentic ways. More

Creative writing

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will tackle 4 themes and write about them. You will learn how to develop characters and plots, using techniques and devices. More

Creative writing

Posted on: 16 July 2019

This course gives you the opportunity to work with an experienced tutor and a dynamic group of writers to create your own stories. Following group discussion and a structured approach, you will work with a… More

Creative Writing @ Bovey Tracey!

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will explore planning devices and new ways into writing which will enable you to think about characters and plots in original and authentic ways. More

Drama matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn: • Acting techniques • Improvisation techniques • Stage direction More

English and maths matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be working at your own pace on the aspects of English and Maths that you want to improve. You will be learning in small steps for greater success and learn the skills that… More

English and maths matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be working, at your own pace, on the aspects of English and maths that you want to improve. You will be learning in small steps for greater success and learn the skills that… More

English and maths matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The course will cover a variety of literacy, numeracy and ICT topics. These could include the early stages of reading and writing, working with numbers involved in everyday situations and using ICT. Units covered will… More

English GCSE

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The course follows the syllabus for the OCR GCSE English Language (2015). The latest GCSEs have a new grading system from 1 to 9, with Grade C equating to a new Grade 4. Full details… More

English GCSE

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The course follows the syllabus for the OCR GCSE English Language (2015). The latest GCSEs have a new grading system from 1 to 9, with Grade C equating to a new Grade 4. Full details… More

English GCSE

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The course follows the syllabus for the OCR GCSE English Language (2015). The latest GCSEs have a new grading system from 1 to 9, with Grade C equating to a new Grade 4. Full details… More

ESOL: English for speakers of other languages (higher level)

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be taught in a small, friendly and supportive group where you will have the opportunity to gain confidence and make new friends. You will learn all four language skills: speaking, reading, listen and… More

ESOL: English for speakers of other languages (lower level)

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The course covers speaking activities learning new words and pronunciation. On this course you will learn some basic grammar and practice writing and reading different types of text, like letters and newspapers. You will use… More

ESOL: English for speakers of other languages (lower level)

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The course covers speaking activities learning new words and pronunciation. On this course you will learn some basic grammar and practice writing and reading different types of text, like letters and newspapers. You will use… More

Everyday English: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Everyday maths

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Experimental drawing

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn skills that will enable you to further your ability to make expressive drawings. You will learn about a variety of media including pencils, charcoal, inks, chalks, oil pastels, light, resists, collage and… More

Experimental drawing

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn skills that will enable you to further your ability to make expressive drawings. You will learn about a variety of media including pencils, charcoal, inks, chalks, oil pastels, light, resists, collage and… More

Floristry

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn to select appropriate foliage for the theme. Consider colour, texture, mass and void. Practise your skills and then create a beautiful Autumn inspired arrangement. Explore traditional and contemporary floral arrangements. More

Floristry

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn to select appropriate foliage for the theme. Consider colour, texture, mass and void. Practise your skills and then create a beautiful Autumn inspired arrangement. Explore traditional and contemporary floral arrangements. More

Floristry for Christmas

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn to select appropriate foliage for the theme. Consider colour, texture, mass and void. Explore traditional and contemporary floral wreaths. Practise your skills and then create a beautiful Christmas inspired arrangement. More

Floristry for Christmas

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn to select appropriate foliage for the theme. Consider colour, texture, mass and void. Explore traditional and contemporary floral wreaths. Practise your skills and then create a beautiful Christmas inspired arrangement. More

German: beginners 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be taught in a small, friendly and supportive group where you will have the opportunity to gain confidence and make new friends. You will learn and practise useful language to enable you to… More

German: improvers 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be taught in a small, friendly and supportive group where you will have the opportunity to gain confidence and make new friends. You will learn and practise useful language to enable you to… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as * contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions * interpreting meaning in sentences * planning… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Courses cover different levels and include – • Numbers and their use in everyday problems • Use of mathematical notation • Simple equations and graphs • Shape and space • Symmetry • Area and Volume… More

Introduction to drawing

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will start to learn the skills that will enable you to draw independently. These will include techniques for using graphite pencils, charcoal and ink. As well as starting to develop an understanding of tone,… More

Introduction to drawing

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will start to learn the skills that will enable you to draw independently. These will include techniques for using graphite pencils, charcoal and ink. As well as starting to develop an understanding of tone,… More

Introduction to experimental drawing

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn skills that will enable you to further your ability to make expressive drawings. More

Italian: beginners 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

This 8 week Italian Beginners course will teach you how to exchange information in simple everyday situations. You will learn how to: – give and receive basic greetings and personal information – use numbers and… More

Italian: improvers 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn how to: *Buy tickets *Go shopping *Sort accommodation issues *Read and respond to written notes and messages *Read and extract information from leaflets, and brochures By the end of the course you… More

Italian: improvers 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn how to: *Buy tickets *Go shopping *Sort accommodation issues *Read and respond to written notes and messages *Read and extract information from leaflets, and brochures More

Maths GCSE

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The course follows the syllabus for the OCR GCSE English Language (2015). The latest GCSEs have a new grading system from 1 to 9, with Grade C equating to a new Grade 4. Full details… More

Maths GCSE

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will develop your skills, learn and explore mathematical topics and improve understanding. The course follows the syllabus for the foundation tier of Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (2015). The latest GCSEs have a grading system from… More

Maths GCSE

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will develop your skills, learn and explore mathematical topics and improve understanding. The course follows the syllabus for the foundation tier of Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (2015). The latest GCSEs have a grading system from… More

Painting with oils

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn skills that will enable you to further your ability to make expressive and accurate paintings. You will learn techniques that include using a variety of brushes, palette knife, mark making with paint,… More

Painting with oils

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn skills that will enable you to further your ability to make expressive and accurate paintings. You will learn techniques that include using a variety of brushes, palette knife, mark making with paint,… More

Photography and IT matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Learn more about digital cameras and how to take better and clearer photographs. We will use science and the wonders of nature to create incredible pictures. You will create your own picture portfolio to take… More

Photography and IT matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Learn more about digital cameras and how to take better and clearer photographs. We will use science and the wonders of nature to create incredible pictures. You will create your own picture portfolio to take… More

Pre GCSE English

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The course follows the syllabus for the OCR GCSE English Language (2015). The latest GCSEs have a new grading system from 1 to 9, with Grade C equating to a new Grade 4. Full details… More

Pre-GCSE Maths

Posted on: 16 July 2019

understanding. The course follows the syllabus for the foundation tier of Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (2015). The latest GCSEs have a grading system from 1 to 9. Your tutor will explain this in more detail. The… More

Pre-GCSE Maths

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will develop your skills, learn and explore mathematical topics and improve understanding. The course follows the syllabus for the foundation tier of Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (2015). The latest GCSEs have a grading system from… More

Printmaking: beginners linocut

Posted on: 16 July 2019

Those new or less experienced in these processes can join the more structured, taught parts of the session. while those who have more experience and want to work on their own projects can do so,… More

Printmaking: intaglio

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will learn the core skills of a Printmaker and the application of those skills in Intaglio Printmaking. As part of this you will learn: • Platemaking • Inking-up and wiping techniques • Paper choice… More

Spanish: advanced conversation 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The focus will be on oral communication (speaking and listening), although reading and writing will also be included. The course will be conducted predominantly in Spanish, with a focus on grammar, with the aim of… More

Spanish: beginners 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

This 5 – week Spanish Beginners course will teach you how to exchange information in simple everyday situations. You will learn how to: – give and receive basic greetings and personal information. – tell the… More

Spanish: beginners 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

This 5 – week Spanish Beginners course will teach you how to exchange information in simple everyday situations. You will learn how to: – give and receive basic greetings and personal information. – tell the… More

Spanish: beginners 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

This 5 – week Spanish Beginners course will teach you how to exchange information in simple everyday situations. You will learn how to: – give and receive basic greetings and personal information. – tell the… More

Spanish: beginners 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

This 5 – week Spanish Beginners course will teach you how to exchange information in simple everyday situations. You will learn how to: – Make a restaurant booking – Booking a room in a hotel… More

Spanish: beginners 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

On this course you will learn – • How to order a drink and a snack in a café or restaurant • How to buy and ask times and buy a ticket at the station.… More

Spanish: conversation 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

The focus will be on oral communication (speaking and listening) although reading and writing will also be included. The course will be conducted predominantly in the foreign language. You will study grammar in more detail… More

Spanish: improvers 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

On this course you will learn – • How to use present tenses, past tenses and future tenses • How to communicate at the pharmacy, doctor or emergencies • Hiring a car, or dealing with… More

Spanish: improvers 3

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will study grammar in more detail and will develop your ability to talk about present, future and past events. You will extend your knowledge of vocabulary and grammar. You will learn how to: •… More

Spanish: intermediate 1

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will study grammar in more detail and will develop your ability to talk about present, future and past events. You will extend your knowledge of vocabulary and grammar. You will learn how to: •… More

Summer school: batik cushions and bags

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Batik is a textile technique of wax-resist dyeing, but can be used in a creative way by ‘drawing’ with hot wax and then painting with inks to control the design. During this workshop, you will… More

Summer school: Beginners calligraphy

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have the opportunity to learn about some basic creative lettering styles, both traditional and contemporary using a range of calligraphy pens and inks. You will be able to practise these letter forms to… More

Summer school: Calligraphy – initials and names

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have the opportunity to learn about some basic creative lettering styles, both traditional and contemporary using a range of calligraphy pens and inks. You will be able to practise these letter forms to… More

Summer school: introduction to drawing

Posted on: 10 July 2019

This is an introduction to drawing for complete beginners, you will use graphite pencils to explore line, tone, texture and form. More

Summer school: Willow

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have the opportunity to learn some basic weaving techniques using natural materials. You can practise the skills to build your confidence. More

Watercolours

Posted on: 16 July 2019

In this course we will explore watercolours as an expressive medium, exploring their multiple abstract possibilities. We will work with salts, wax, rice and other manipulation techniques to create dynamic expressive studies. When creating pieces,… More

Willow weaving techniques for beginners

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will learn to weave with willow. Practise your skills and then create a natural craft platter with an Autumn theme. Use secateurs to cut the willow. Use your own hands to weave the willow. More

Willow workshop

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have the opportunity to learn some basic weaving techniques using willow. You can practise the skills to build your confidence. More