Family Learning courses are a great way for you and your child to learn new things – together.

Courses aim to develop the skills of both you and your child and give you a better understanding of how they learn, so you can support your child in learning effectively. Benefits for children include improved social skills and relationships with peers and adult. Any adult with a child in their care is welcome mums, dads, grandparents, carers and friends. Learning with your child is fun and rewarding.

Family Learning in the community

Family Learning is also offered in the local community in partnerships with Southend’s schools, children’s centres and heritage language schools.

Family Learning community courses include:

  • Family English and maths
  • Budgeting
  • How to Handle Homework
  • Mandarin Parent and Child
  • Spanish Parent and Child
  • Parenting and Employability
  • Pottery
  • Employability
  • Sewing /Textiles
  • Cooking
  • Careers Advice
  • French Parent & Child
  • Alternative Photography
  • Garage Band

Family Fun Days

Our Family Fun Days are an opportunity for families to have a go at a range of different learning activities focused around varied themes. There are usually a day of various creative workshops held during half or end of term and suitable for 4 – 11 year olds, with a maximum of 3 children per adult. Follow us on social media to stay up to date with our Family Learning Programme or call 01702 445 700