English, maths and ESOL courses - Buckinghamshire Adult Learning

English, maths and ESOL courses

Improve your English and maths

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Do you want to improve your English and maths?

Perhaps you want to get a better job, English is not your first language, or maybe you need to help your children with their homework?

We have courses that will help you to:

  • improve your reading, writing, spelling, grammar, speaking and listening
  • improve your understanding of money, shapes, weights, measure, decimals and percentages
  • help your children with their homework
  • get a qualification
  • find a new job

We work with learners of all abilities – from beginners (Pre-Entry) to Level 2 (GCSE). Our classes are designed for adults and are small so you will get plenty of attention. If you are not quite ready to gain a GCSE but want to take the first step towards improving your skills, we would love to hear from you.

Our courses are for adults who do not already have A*- C grade GCSE. Most English courses are free if English is your first language*. If English is not your first language (depending on UK residency) – please see the information below about our ESOL courses. Maths courses are free to everyone*

*Depending on residency requirements

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

If English is your second language and you want to improve your English skills, you can join an ESOL class.

An ESOL class is right for you if:

  • English is not your first language
  • you are living in the UK long-term
  • you want to speak and understand everyday English
  • you want to improve your reading and writing
  • You want an ESOL qualification

Courses are £3.75 per hour if you:

  • hold a British or European Union passport and have lived in the EU (including UK) for the last three years
  • hold a passport from outside the EU but have lived in the EU for the last three years
  • are married to a British or EU citizen

Take the first step towards improving your skills and gain confidence!

Courses start from January 2018 in Aylesbury, Chesham and High Wycombe.

What our learners say:

English:

“I absolutely hated school when I was younger and the thought of ever studying again or going into further education was a nightmare for me but this course has given me so much confidence, not just in my English abilities but in my ability to actually focus and enjoy education.”

“I was frightened about being a mature student studying English. When I joined the class the other learners made me feel welcomed and not stupid. The tutor built my self-confidence and always welcomed ideas.”

“I gained more confidence in knowing there are other people in the ‘same boat’ as me. I’m also now able to help my daughter with her GCSE English.”

Maths:

“I found out that my maths skills were not as bad as I thought. I just needed someone who was very patient and understanding to help me get over my fear of maths.”

“Attending a maths class has given me a lot of confidence in my own abilities to apply myself – particularly with a subject I find so difficult.”

“It has shown me that I am capable at maths after all. I thought the teaching was excellent. The tutor was both patient and informative and was able to explain methods in a clear and concise way with humour and warmth.”