The Royal Borough has an extensive programme
of adult education classes, offered in partnership with Kensington
and Chelsea College and a number of voluntary sector community
learning providers. These are held on the six main college sites
and in a range of community venues. Subjects
offered include art and design, performing arts, foreign
languages, sports and health, information technology, history,
media, literacy, numeracy, ESOL and cultural studies.
Courses range from one day ‘taster’ sessions
to 36 week courses, and classes are held throughout the
day, in morning, afternoon or evening sessions. Although some
courses are offered at different levels of ability, the majority
are open to all adults (aged 19 or over).
In addition there are specially planned
classes for older learners, adults with learning difficulties or
disabilities, and people who are not fluent in English.
Family learning includes a broad range of
learning opportunities, from informal learning events to more
structured learning programmes, which are designed to encourage
family members to learn together.
Programmes help to build positive
relationships within a family, develop the skills of both adult and
child participants, and help parents to be more active in their
Sessions offer interesting and fun ways
of learning, giving parents the opportunity to improve their own
personal skills, build their confidence and self-esteem, gain an
accredited qualification, and progress to further learning or
Currently, the majority of family learning
takes place in community venues, childrens' centres, and nursery
and primary schools.
For further information please contact us
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