Learn the basics of hand  and machine sewing and gain confidence in using these skills to make, mend and alter clothes. Get to grips with a variety of simple stitches to make seams, hems, buttonholes, attach zips and buttons.

Course Tutor: Joanna Spilman

This is the template course that will be used as a starting point for all 2017-18 courses.

  This course offers practical activities which give adult learners a flavour of what goes on in a Primary school setting

  It is a first step  for adults returning to study and hoping to take the next step to look for work or  volunteering experience.

  It includes group learning activities that help boost confidence and self esteem


  • Write about your child and family to create a special memory book for them

  • Develop your own writing style, grammar and punctuation

  • Support and develop your child’s literacy

  • Find out more about what your child is learning in school