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Courses for Parents

See below for our upcoming courses for parents:

Healthy Cookery


6 week course starting Tuesday September 26th 9.30-11.30 am. Make delicious food and take it home with you. No crèche. To book your place please call into Swaythling Sure Start reception.

Sew and Create! Mend and Make!


Creative course ideal for the run up to the holiday period. We will be learning how to mend clothes and create personal gifts using sewing and craft skills. No experience necessary. Come along and have some festive fun! 6 week course starting November 14th 9.30-11.30 am, no crèche.

Confidence and Wellbeing Course


An introduction to goal setting, life balance, exercise, healthy eating, massage, meditation, confidence building and dealing with negative emotions. 6 week course with crèche starting Wednesday 1st November 9.30-11.30 am.

Level 2 Support Work In Schools


Are you interested in working in a school environment? If so this could be the perfect qualification. Starting on Tuesday January 9th 9.15-12.15 am is our 23 week level 2 course accredited through Eastleigh College. No work placement is necessary to undertake the course. No crèche. Information session is December 8th at 9 am in the school staffroom -just come along.

Coffee Group:


22nd September - Margarita from WEA is visiting to talk about photography workshops.


29th September  -The Health Trainer service are visiting to talk about the free support they offer with lifestyle changes such as weight loss, exercise, giving up smoking and stress management.


6th September  - No coffee group as school inset day.


13th September  - Matt blossom is visiting from No Limits to talk about the support they offer for children.


Coffee group is held at 9 am during term time in the school staff room.

Courses Currently Running:

Learn English To Help Your Child Learn In School


10 week course started Thursday 14th September 2017 - two time slots available: 9.30-11.30 am or 12.30-2.30 pm. Please call into Sure Start Swaythling reception to book your place and for more information call Jeni on 02380 676262. No crèche.

Incredible Years


Incredible Years is a 13 week course to help you have fun with your kids, help them learn and reduce stress with positive discipline strategies. The course is running in the Autumn term from Monday September 11th 12.45-2.45 pm at Swaythling Sure Start. Free course  with free crèche.

Made of Money


A 6 week course to help you build a budget and get top money saving tips. Free 6 week course started Wednesday 13th September 9.30-11.30 am. Free crèche provided.