Story Sacks

Ref: C3840534

This course introduces students to story sacks.. Learners will know about the purpose and characteristics of a story sack. They will also learn about interacting with their children to help their development and it will encourage community activity as the sack will be given to the centre for other families to use and enjoy. After completing the course, the students will donate it to the school.

Course aim

This course will help parents to develop their skills in interacting with their children and they will be making a story sack that they can enjoy with their children. This course will also serve to further embed English and numeracy skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for people with little spoken English

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Students will be learning about new ways of interacting with their children.
  • They will learn how to make crafts related to the story.
  • They will learn about various facts related to the story.
  • They will learn about being more involved in the community.
  • They will learn key words related to the story.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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Story Sacks


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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