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Family Learning

In This section you can find information about upcoming family learning events.  Photographs of previous events can be found in our photo gallery.

Family Learning / Parenting workshops 2016-2017

We have the following family learning courses and workshops planned for this academic year:-
• Developing Good Bedtime routines - Thursday 26th Oct. 2017 (pm) tbc.
• Dad’s Workshop (Friday 27th October 2017) – Top tips for all our fabulous Dads (and 
• Letters and Sounds Together (Friday 10th Nov. – 15th Dec. 2017) – How do children learn 
to read?
• Family K’Nex (Friday 12th Jan. – 16th Feb. 2018) – fun construction challenges for you 
and your child (plus free K’Nex kit worth £50 approx.)
• Stepping Up with Reading (Friday 2nd March – 23rd March 2018) – top tips to help create 
confident readers
• Let it Grow (Friday 20th April 2018 – 18th May 2018) – plants, seeds, vegetables, insects 
and garden designs – fun for all the family
For more information and to book a place please speak to Mrs. Fairclough


Are you interested in working as a Teaching Assistant?

Lifelong learning are offering the following courses that could help you to be successful in a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Level 2 Certificate in Supporting and Teaching in Schools.

Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Teaching and Learning in Schools.

The above courses will start in April 2017 and September 2017. For more information on these courses please contact:

Judith Bruney at Sheaf Training, Tel: 0114 4031007 or Mobile: 07791340534.                                    E-mail:


Be Confident, Feel Good Course.

Would you like to:
Improve your communication skills?
Get help with low self esteem?
Learn how to use the Power of Positive Thinking?                                                                                                         Use your new skills to empower your child?

Be Confident, Feel Good

A FREE course for parents/carers of all children 
Come along to find new techniques to improve 
your confidence –
Learn how to empower your child 
At Emmaus Catholic and Cof E Primary
Monday 6th March 2017

Click on the attachments  below for more information.

Courses and workshops for parents. New for January 2017.

Big Cook, Little Cook (Family Learning)

For parents and carers with children aged 3-5 years old.  A FREE 6-week course. Come along to find out how you can support your child’s learning at home through cooking together.  Starts on Monday 9th Jan. 1pm-3pm.   Places limited.

Please speak to Mrs. C. Fairclough, Safeguarding and Pastoral Lead, to book a place.

Click on the attachment below for more information.

Dealing with Disobedience (Positive, Parenting Programme, Triple P)

Are you struggling with your child’s behaviour at home?  Would you like some advice and strategies to help?  If so, book a place on our discussion workshop Thursday 26th January 2017, 9am-11.30am

Please speak to Mrs. C. Fairclough, Safeguarding and Pastoral Lead, to book a place.

Click on the attachment below for more information.