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Abstract art matters

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will be using a wide range of media, paint, fabrics, plastics, glitter, ribbons and feathers to make your unique abstract Art paintings. One of the paintings will be a ‘mega’ sized group work that… 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 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

Autumn and winter craft matters

Posted on: 10 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 explore a variety of different materials and craft techniques… More

Beach huts workshop

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will be using wood, associated tools, paint and recycled fabric to make your beach hut. More

Christmas craft matters

Posted on: 11 July 2019

You will learn how to make salt dough, how to shape and decorate ornaments and how to make individualised Christmas cards. By the end of the course you will have made a selection of lovely… More

Christmas crafts matters workshop

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will be printing your own Christmas wrapping paper using decorative stamps. You will also make your own gift tags and decorations for the Christmas tree. You will be taught in a small, friendly and… More

Crafting matters: Make a photo album in one session

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will completely design and construct your own photograph album by designing the cover and putting it all together. More

Creating with textiles matters

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will learn some simple skills to make great things using textiles. This will include a textile picture frame, and a fabric covered journal. Cover a simple card template with fabric then decorate it with… More

Drama matters

Posted on: 16 July 2019

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

English and maths matters

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will have extra time and support to practise English and maths skills through a variety of activities, often as a group. Learning in a safe, friendly and relaxed environment, amongst friends. 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 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 and maths matters intro

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Practising English and maths skills through a variety of activities, often as a group. This short course will assess your individual needs and levels in preparation for the longer qualification course. Learning is in a… More

Meditation matters workshop

Posted on: 16 July 2019

In this simple, easy and light-hearted introductory workshop, tailored for people with Learning Disabilities, you will learn… • What Meditation is… For example, did you know it’s not about emptying your mind!? • Some different… 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

Potted fairy gardens

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will be making a fairy garden which is a miniature garden in a pot. More

Pottery matters workshop

Posted on: 10 July 2019

Making a variety of clay objects. Applying glazes and colour, adding decoration, firing them. Applying clear glaze. More

Sail boats workshop

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will be using wood, associated tools, paint and recycled fabric to make your sailboat. More

Signs of Autumn matters

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will be looking for the first signs of Autumn and following the season with paintings and drawings. You will look at how the artists Gustav Klimt, Georgia O’Keefe and Wassily Kandinsky made Autumn artworks.… More

Summer bunting workshop

Posted on: 10 July 2019

You will use paper crafts to make summer bunting. More

Yoga matters workshop

Posted on: 16 July 2019

You will be learning in a safe, friendly and relaxed environment, amongst friends. This course will cover a range of activities including learning some easy Yoga stretches that are good for your body and ways… More