Adult education courses in Woodley

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Wokingham Borough Council’s Adult & Community Learning is running several adult education courses in Woodley over the coming months.

Learn with Lego

21 September, Thursday 12.30-2.30pm, Emmanuel Church Centre, RG5 3QW (Free course)

Learn how to use Lego with your children for more than building! Explore basic maths and gain confidence in using bricks to help your child count and measure and explore mathematical problems of symmetry and patterns. This course is aimed at parents / carers of pre-schoolers and infant school aged children.

Love Food, Hate Waste

27 September to 18 October, Wednesdays 10am to 12pm, Woodley Baptist Church, RG5 4UX (Free course)

Do you want to learn how to make the most out of the food you buy and cook? This course will explore practical tips to get more from your food. It will cover ways to reduce waste and save money, healthy eating, and meal preparation. This course is run as part of the Multiply scheme therefore, basic maths and numeracy skills will be applied throughout the course.

Understanding Teenagers

28 September to 5 October, Thursdays, 12:45 – 2:45, Emmanuel Church Centre, RG5 3QW (Course fee £15)

A course for parents and carers to look at the changes and developments that happen in adolescence. The course will look at the teenage brain and how it reacts differently to an adults including in areas around risk.

Sleep Matters

19 September, Tuesday 9.45am to 2.15pm, Addington School, Woodley or 5 to 12 October, Thursdays 5.30pm to 7.30pm, FBC Centre, Finchampstead

This workshop is for parents, carers and practitioners with an interest in sleep difficulties in children and young people with SEND. The session will cover sleep issues, triggers and sleep associations as well as sleep strategies, tips and ideas. Free course.

Eligibility & Cost

Learners need to:

Live or work within the Wokingham Borough, or have a child attending a Wokingham school,

  • AND be over 19 years old (as of 31st August 2023)
  • AND be a UK or Irish citizen or a non-UK national with permission to live in the UK and have ordinarily been resident in the UK for at least 3 years.

All Ukrainian adults and their family members supported through the Ukraine Family Scheme and Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme are immediately eligible for courses and are exempt from the 3-year residency requirement.

Learners with a BN(O) visa are eligible to apply for Community Learning courses until 31 December 2023.

There are a number of other exemptions including those for some asylum seekers or refugees. Please email: or call 0118 974 3797 if you wish to discuss any exemptions further.

How to enrol

If anybody would like to enrol, they can do so online via or they can contact the team at or 0118 974 3797.

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