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Family Learning

Parents | Carers | Children | Schools & Communities

Family Learning

Family Learning is time for parents and carers to learn. Learning is often carried out within their child’s school setting or within local community areas and online and can involve learning with their child.

Family learning meets the needs of parents and carers by offering courses; to improve their health and wellbeing outcomes and that of their child’s to give them increased readiness to consider their own future, to empower them to enhance their social outcomes to increase engagement with meetings hobbies and interest groups, to support them to find volunteer opportunities to bridge their gap to employment and to improve their self -confidence, or to assist them on their journey to find employment or to progress directly to further learning opportunities.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Our SEND set of courses offer learning for adults and sometimes their child to enhance their learning on a wide range of varied courses from Signalong, British Sign language to Understanding different learning disabilities. These courses are designed to give the learners an insight into a variety of subjects and are delivered in different learning styles to suit learners needs.

Course funding

Our government funded Community Learning courses are FREE for anyone of working age earning less than 17.5K per annum, for those on benefits such as Universal Credit or anyone aged 19-23 with fewer than 5 GCSE’s at A* to C. If you do not meet the concessions criteria for a free course you’ll find similar subjects available at a small cost per person listed within our Leisure suite.

Jessica Harris

Who to contact


Jessica Harris manages our Family Learning provision which covers courses for parents and carers studying independently or with their children. Jessica also coordinates courses in SEND awareness. If you want more information about family learning or would like to have a family learning course in your school please contact her.

Email: JHarris5@worcestershire.gov.uk

Phone: 01905 844322