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Astronomy for beginners View details

This course introduces you to the composition and structure of the universe. Astronomy is the scientific study of the contents of the entire Universe. This course will provide you with a study of the universe and the conditions, properties, and motions of bodies in space.

Astronomy, space research and society View details

Astronomy and space might seem to some people to be remote, distant topics with very little use to our everyday lives. However, this is certainly not the case. We will explore some of these applications - from civilizations thousand of years ago using the heavens as a basis for calendars to the new materials developed for space travel that find applications that benefit us all. Learners will be encouraged to carry out small-group research into such materials and, if possible, bring along examples to class. The stars and planets on view in the summer night sky will be discussed as well as the latest astronomy and space stories.

Atkinson Grimshaw: Moonlight, Yorkshire and More View details

Explore the life and work of Yorkshire artist Atkinson Grimshaw, who achieved commercial success most famously with his moonlit scenes. This will be placed within the wider context of his work, which included daylight landscapes, interiors, gardens, figures - yet less familiar than his trademark moonlit street paintings. We will also consider the background of the artist in relation to his work. Fully illustrated with discussion.

Autism and Communication View details

You will explore and discuss the needs of individuals across the Autism Spectrum, with regards to communication and interaction. Looking at differing resources and approaches from our own communication methods to including visual aids, key signing and electronic communication technology.

Autism and Education View details

During this 'Twilight Session', you will look at what PDA is and how it presents and relates to other areas on the spectrum whilst looking at the history, understanding and current thinking on PDA and exploring a range of teaching and management ideas.

Autism Awareness View details

This one-day course will help you to recognise the main characteristics and range of the Autism spectrum. Learning about the triad of impairment/linked to current models and thinking, consider sensory issues and find out about suitable everyday strategies.

Award in Employability Skills View details

The Employability Skills course is for people wishing to develop their skills in order to prepare themselves for work. Students will develop the mind set for the work environment, explore how to deal with customers and develop problem solving skills. Students will work towards gaining the Award in Employability Skills Level 1 through NCFE.

Award in Employability Skills View details

The Employability Skills course is for people wishing to develop their skills in order to prepare themselves for work. Students will develop the mind set for the work environment, explore how to deal with customers and develop problem solving skills. Students will work towards gaining the Award in Employability Skills Level 1 through NCFE.

Award in English Skills Speaking and Listening (Entry 2) View details

You will use role plays to practise useful conversations (e.g. at the doctor’s, or in a job interview) and improve your pronunciation. We will use real life situations and current news topics to have discussions and to give you an opportunity to express your views and opinions. You will also practise listening for detail in conversations, as well as following oral instructions. We will also explore ways to check and confirm understanding in verbal exchanges (e.g. checking dates and times when making appointments over the phone, or making reservations).

Award in Mentoring View details

The course encourages students to identify and develop the skills and tools needed in their role as a mentor.The legal and ethical requirements are explained in the context of mentoring and students will be supported to prepare and undertake at least one observed mentoring meeting. Feedback given and reflected on throughout the courses will enable students to evaluate their progress and performance as a mentor and create a personalised development plan to support their growth.