Learning Bytes - December 2019 - Buckinghamshire Adult Learning

Learning Bytes – December 2019

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One-day Workshops this December

Get ready for Christmas on one of our Saturday and one-day workshops this December, see the list below to find out more: Floristry – Christmas Wreath and Decorations Workshop, Saturday 7 December, 10:00 – 15:30, Beaconsfield ALC – £50 Silk Painting Workshop, Saturday 7 December, 10:00 – 15:30, Evreham ALC – £46 Silver Jewellery Making […]

Leap into Learning in 2020

We have a number of new courses starting in January 2020, why don’t you learn a new language, discover your creative side on an Drawing and Painting course or improve your wellbeing with a Pilates or Yoga course. We have introduced courses at two new venues, Bourne End Academy and Sir Thomas Fremantle School in […]

Off the Wall Art Fair at the Bucks County Museum

Until 7 December. Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm The final week of this popular and vibrant selling show with contemporary paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery, photographs and glass is on at the Bucks County Museum. A range of art will be on offer from 30 artists to suit all pockets. You can buy and take away on […]

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ALDD Christmas Fair at Chesham

Our ALDD learners held their Christmas Fair at Chesham Adult Learning Centre on Wednesday 4 December. Everyone entered into the festive spirit, holding stalls selling Christmas gifts and refreshments. Overall, they raised an impressive £210 for Cancer Research UK.

Apprenticeship Success

Tom recently completed his Level 2 Business Administration apprenticeship and Buckinghamshire County Council. He said this about his experience, “I enjoyed undertaking the apprenticeship at Buckinghamshire County Council as it gave me the opportunity to join the working world. The apprenticeship allowed me to make friends that have become good relationships outside of work and […]

Children in Need

Both our Family Learning and Adults with Learning Disabilities teams were busy supporting Children in Need in November. In the Family Learning classes, the children had great fun decorating Pudsey the bear and playing pin the eye patch on Pudsey. They also had a collection raised over £10. The tutors used the Children in Need […]

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Gift Vouchers for Christmas

Are you stuck for what to give your loved ones for Christmas this year? Why don’t buy them gift vouchers to put towards their learning in 2020? We have Gift Vouchers available, in denominations of £10, which can be used against the cost of any of our course fees. To purchase a gift voucher, please […]

Learner story – Elazbe

Elzabe first attended an Outreach information and advice appointment at Aylesbury Job Centre, in June 2019 and enrolled onto the accredited NOCN Level 1 Award in Employability. At the end of this course Elzabe met with an Outreach Officer to discuss her progression and booked in for an English and maths assessment. As a result […]

Family Learning – Parents have fun with stories

After the changes from Children’s Centres to Family Centres, we started the new academic year with a bang! We ran the fabulous Fun With Stories course at Berryfields Family Centre with parents that we engaged with at universal sessions and from the nursery next door at Berryfields School. Some parents were very nervous about attending […]