Where will this course lead?

Further community courses, especially in schools with basic literacy and numeracy classes.

What will I study?

A fun workshop including songs, stories, art /craft and magic. All of these things gets your child engaged and getting them ready for school.

Parents and Guardians are sent away with tips, guidance and suggestions that they can do at home.

We will look at different mediums to help a child learn for example individual chalkboards. Using chalk and blackboards are great for hand and eye coordination. It's great for fine motor skills and taps into a primal instinct. Most kids loves using chalk on pavements so this activity taps into that fun element of it.

How will this course be delivered?

Face-to-face at Blossomfield campus a 2-hour workshop with your child.

How do I get a place on the course?

Please send an e-mail to Community@solihull.ac.uk to be added to the list for this course or call 0121 678 7000.

What are the entry requirements?

You must be 19 years or older - you can bring 1 child per adult.

What else do I need to know?

This course is only suitable for 3 and 4 year olds who will be joining reception in September 2024. Please only bring 1 child per adult due to space constraints.

What can I do after this course?

We have lots of other family learning and community courses please see our website for more details.


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Course Fee

Free (subject to residency criteria)

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Part Time

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