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Adult Learning

We offer a range of adult learning opportunities that will help you to support your childs learning, get you back into education and/or work.

* There is a creche available at a £2 charge and will need to be booked


Family learning:     

A variety of courses that will help you to support your Childs learning and give                                     you a wider understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage.


* English classes: (Wednesdays 9.30 - 11.30 term time only)

If English is not your first language and you would like to improve your written and spoken English

For adults that have English as their 2nd language.

English for speakers of other languages (Beginners only) starting 5th November 9.30 - 11.30

at Pound Park Children's Centre. Please download information


* Functional Skills:  (Tuesdays 9.30 - 11.30)

Would you like to improve your English Maths or ICT skills 

Functional Skills could help

  • you get a better job
  • you feel more confident
  • support you to be more independent
  • you join a course or training programme

Referrals: Ripe Enterprise will take referrals for parents at any level even as low as pre entry level 3 and support them all the way to level 2  (which is equal to a GCSE accreditation)if the parent is willing to commit and attends on a weekly basis. The length of time this will take a parent all relies on their initial assessment outcome.

"Robert Owen provides lots of help for people who have not had careers, not so much for people who have had or have a degree and would like to return to work" (CC survey Summer 2015)

Please see Mandy or staff at reception.