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Fantastic discount for early booking

From Monday June 12 2017 – Sunday 17 September 2017 we are offering a 10 per cent discount on all course bookings.

Search for your future online at www.lbwfadultlearning.co.uk/coursefinder

Festival of Learning

Try your hand at a new skill this summer with our Festival of Learning. Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service staff will be available to give information and advice about our courses at many events through the summer. We will also be running taster sessions for many of our courses.

More information about the Waltham Forest Festival of Learning.

FREE Family Learning summer term activities

Leytonstone Learning Link, 23-25 North Birkbeck Road, Leytonstone  E11 4JF

Tel: 020 8496 1061

Activity Date Day and Time Course Code
Fabric Jewellery 24 June 2017 Saturday 10am - 12.30pm LLN8890-6T4
Clay Pots and Animals 15 July 2017 Saturday 10am - 12.30pm LLN8928-6T4


Queens Road Learning Centre 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow E17 8QR

Tel: 020 8496 2974

Activity Date Day and Time Course Code
Create your own Name and Age Bunting 13 June 2017 Tuesday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8910-2T4
Decorative Mirror Frames 15 June 2017 Thursday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8924-4T4
Spinning Tops and Swirly Snakes 20 June 2017 Tuesday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8925-2T4
Fabric paint a tote bag-bring a cereal box 22 June 2017 Thursday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8926-4T4
Make a Fun Decoupage Storage Box 27 June 2017 Tuesday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8892-2T4
Funny Felt Faces 29 June 2017 Thursday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8927-4T4
Sew and Make 4 July 2017 Tuesday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8893-2T4
Fabric Dolls and Monsters 6 July 2017 Thursday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8894-4T4
Paper Mosaics 11 July 2017 Tuesday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8895-2T4
Rag Kintting 13 July 2017 Thursday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8896-4T4
Make a Bath Fizzy and Box 18 July 2017 Tuesday 3.45pm - 5.15pm QRN8930-2T4

To enrol you need to visit in person to either the Queens Road Learning Centre or the Leytonstone Learning Link. Both centres are open to take enrolments between 9am and 9pm Monday to Thursday (9am to 4pm during the school holidays), and 9am to 3.30pm on Fridays.

You can also enrol at the Leyton Neighbourhood Learning Centre at 3 The Square, High Road, Leyton E10 5NR, which is open 9am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursdays, and 9.00am to 3.30pm Fridays.

Examples of other Family Learning courses are Crafts, Literacy, Numeracy, Language (for adults for whom English is a second language), Gardening, ICT Internet Security, Digital Skills, Soap-making and Art classes. There will be more courses on offer at our Queens Road Centre after school hours and on Saturday mornings throughout June and July.

If you are interested in arranging a Family Learning course in your venue, children’s centre or school we would be delighted to meet with you and discuss your requirements. Please e-mail adult.learning@walthamforest.gov.uk

You will need to bring with you proof of ID and address, and evidence of residency in the EU for the last 3 years to complete enrolment.

English Conversation Club, Volunteer Training

Are you interested in volunteering? Are you a confident English Speaker? Have you got one or two hours to spare each week? Would you be interested in helping people improve their English speaking skills?

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service is currently offering training for anyone who would like to be a volunteer running an informal “English Conversation Club” for non-English speaking adults in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

We already have a number of clubs successfully running in schools, community centres and children’s centres round the borough.

We are planning our next training course to take place on Wednesdays starting 7 June and finishing on the 5 July. This training will also be available on Saturdays starting the 17 June finishing on the 15 July.

This training is FREE, accredited at level 3. The course will teach you how to support adults who have English as their second language improve their speaking skills through encouraging conversation.

If you are interested in becoming an “English Conversation Club” volunteer, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for further information by emailing conversationclub.als@walthamforest.gov.uk or phoning 020 8496 1130 for more details.


Our focus for the Adult Learning Service is helping you get the skills that employers need – from beginner level upwards. Our courses are easy to access, local and at times and days to meet your needs.

See what people that have been on our courses say about them.

  1. Office Procedures course

    “The lecturer and other pupils were friendly and made the course enjoyable.”

  2. Universal Jobmatch

    “I got to learn basic computer information, at the start I knew nothing”

  3. ICT Skills for Work – ITQ Level 1 Award

    “Tutor went out of her way to ensure we learnt, enjoyed and hopefully passed this course. Course both enjoyable and useful.”

  4. Family Art

    “Introduced me to new skills, especially felt making. Also doing activities with my children was a lovely experience.”



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