Family English Course

We're sorry to say that this course is now fully booked. We will be updating this page when more spaces are available.

We are running a Family English Course for our Parents at Uphall Primary School.

Who is the course for and what is it about?

The course is for parents, carers and grandparents of children in pre-schools, children centres and nurseries who want to support children’s learning in communication, language and literacy. It will improve your knowledge and understanding of how and what children learn in pre-school, nursery, reception class and Key stage 1 settings.    You will also have the opportunity to refresh your own Literacy skills and knowledge.

Are there any entry requirements?

You will need a basic level of spoken and written English and be committed to the course every week for 10 weeks.

What will I learn?

To develop and improve your understanding of grammar e.g. nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs

To develop and improve your understanding of punctuation e.g. full stops, commas, apostrophes and speech marks

To increase your knowledge of spelling strategies, whilst building confidence

How will the course be taught?

In two sections:
1.  9-11am  - Parent session.
2.  11.15 -12 pm - Your child will join you for 30-50 minutes for a joint session.

How will I be assessed?

Through tutor observation, task completion, Q & A and individual learning plans. Adults have the opportunity to take a City & Guilds Literacy qualification at the end of the course.

Unfortunately, child care facilities will not be available for young children.

Will I need to buy any books or equipment before I start?

Pen, paper and folder for your work.

How can I progress from this course?

To Progress to the next level, City & Guilds Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy Skills for life courses.