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COMMUNITY LEARNING 2016

Spring Term at Portsmouth Academy for Girls

St Mary’s Road, Portsmouth, Hants. P01 5PF     Tel: 023 9281 2822   Email: sgreen@pafg.org.uk

LANGUAGES

French Beginners – Term II

Open to students who have completed a 10 week beginner’s course. Improve on knowledge of grammar and extending vocabulary

 

Starting: 7 January 2016

Day & Time: Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £65.00   Number of Weeks: 10

 

French Level II – Term II

Improve on knowledge of grammar, speaking, listening skills and extending vocabulary

Starting:  7 January 2016

Day & Time:  Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £65.00   Number of Weeks: 10

 

French Intermediate

Open to students who have gained at least a GCSE /O level of the language. Please note that this is not a follow on class for beginners

Starting: 7 January 2016

Day & Time: Thursday, 7-9pm

Cost: £65.00   Number of Weeks: 10

 

French Higher

Open to students who have studied for a few years, who are working towards becoming fluent

Starting:  6 January 2016

Day & Time: Wednesday, 7-9pm

Cost: £65.00   Number of Weeks: 10

 

French Advanced

Open to students who enjoy conversing in the language and challenging translations!

Starting: 5 January 2016

Day & Time: Tuesday, 7-9pm

Cost: £65.00   Number of Weeks: 10

 

Spanish Beginners - Term II

Open to students who have completed a 10 week beginner’s course. Improve grammar, extend vocabulary, speaking and listening skills

Starting:  4 January 2016

Day & Time:  Monday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £65.00   Number of Weeks: 10

 

Spanish Level I – Term II

Open to students who have completed a beginner’s course.  Improve grammar. Speaking and listening skills and extending vocabulary

Starting: 6 January 2016

Day & Time: Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £65.00   Number of Weeks: 10

 

Italian Beginners – Term II

Open to students who have completed a 10 week beginner’s course. Improve on knowledge of grammar and extending the vocabulary

Starting:  7 January 2016

Day & Time: Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £65.00    Number of Weeks: 10

 

Spanish Beginners – Term I

Open to the complete beginner.  Learn Spanish concentrating on key words and sentences to help with everyday situations…meeting people, ordering food and drink, directions, numbers/time and more.

Starting:  21 April 2016

Day & Time:  Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £65.00   Number of Weeks: 10

 

ART & DESIGN

Watercolour Painting

Develop skills in using watercolour paints. Suitable for beginners

Starting:  23 February 2016

Day & Time: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

 

Sketching for All

Learn basic skills to help draw accurately from observation, perspective and shading. Suitable for beginners and intermediate levels

Starting:  22 February 2016

Day & Time: Monday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

ART & DESIGN

Art Club

Please bring your own art projects along that you would like help with, our tutor will be able to give individual guidance on developing ideas and techniques.   All abilities welcome.  Plenty of free time to paint or draw.

Starting:  12 April 2016

Day & Time: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

Jewellery Making - Beginners

An introduction to making your own pieces of Jewellery using beading techniques.

All materials supplied.

Starting:  13 April 2016

Day & Time: Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £50.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

Jewellery Making - Intermediate

Jewellery making using beads and more complex patterns.  All materials supplied.

Starting:  18 May 2016

Day & Time: Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £50.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

SEWING AND WOOL CRAFTS

How to Use a Sewing Machine

Not sure how to use a sewing machine? Come along to this short course to find out how, lots of helpful information to get you started.

Starting: 25 January 2016 & 11 April 2016

Day & Time: Monday, 6:30-8:00pm

Cost: £22.50   Number of Weeks: 3

 

Sewing Surgery

Step by step garment alterations, hems, zips, darts and more! Bring your half-finished projects to get back on track.

Starting: 27 January & 9 May 2016

Day & Time: Wednesday & Monday,

 6:30-8:00pm

Cost: £22.50   Number of Weeks: 3

 

Basic Dressmaking

With Fabric and a Commercial Pattern of your choice learn to cut and assemble your garment. Basic sewing machine skills would be of benefit.

Start dates: 22 February 2016 & 6 June 2016

Day & Time:  Monday, 6:30-8:00pm

Cost: £37.50   Number of Weeks: 5

 

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

Learn how to create a basic skirt block and make adaptions to make the garment to your measurements.

Basic sewing machine skills would be of benefit.

Starting: 24 February 2016

Day & Time: Wednesday, 6:30-8:00pm

Cost: £37.50   Number of Weeks: 5

 

Introduction to Embroidery

Know your stitches and create a colourful piece of embroidery.  Suitable for beginners

Starting: 12 April 2016

Day & Time: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

Crochet for Beginners

Join in with this popular craft which has had a recent revival. Once you start you won’t want to stop!

Starting: 23 February 2016

Day & Time: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

Introduction to Knitting

Learn how to cast on, and off! Knit and purl, learn to add a combination of patterns.

Starting: TBC

Day & Time: TBC, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

SEWING AND WOOL CRAFTS

Crochet for Improvers

Come along to get more proficient with new projects to perfect!

Starting: 12 January 2016

Day & Time: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Fun and informative look at women’s health, topics covered are:  managing stress, sleep patterns, healthy eating and good mood foods, exercise and therapies to spoil you!

Starting: 22 February 2016

Day & Time: Monday, 7-9pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

Indian Head Massage

An introduction to this ancient relaxing massage for the head, neck and shoulders.   Essential oils are optional.

Starting: 18 January 2016

Day & Time: Monday, 7-9pm

Cost: £32.00   Number of Weeks: 4

Reiki – Level I

An introduction to this ancient therapy for balance and harmony and is deeply relaxing.  Attain a Level I certificate for Friends and Family.

Starting:  18 April 2016

Day & Time: Monday, 7-9pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

The 38 Bach Flower Remedies

Each Bach flower remedy has individual characteristics, learn how they can be combined to alleviate many emotional health issues.

Starting:  TBC

Day & Time: Monday, 7-9pm

Cost: £24.00   Number of Weeks: 3

Colour Therapy

Learn how to enhance your health and well-being with more colours in your everyday life

Starting: 12 April 2016

Day & Time: Tuesday, 7-9pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

SPECIAL INTEREST

Tarot for Today

Look into the history of Tarot cards and explore the symbols and images as a therapeutic tool for self-reflection.

Starting:  23 February 2016        

Day & Time: Tuesday, 7-9pm

Cost: £4o.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

A Closer Look at Astrology

Explore the ancient art of Astrology; create birth charts, the meaning behind the planets and astrological house system.

Starting:  22 February 2016

Day & Time: Monday, 7-9pm

Cost: £40.00   Number of Weeks: 5

 

Please contact us if you have not found the course you are looking for, we will do our best to help you find a course here or signpost you to another venue in the city.

 

More courses are added throughout the year!

To Enrol…

Telephone or Email:  Sue Green on 023 9281 2822 or Email: sgreen@pafg.org.uk  during term times, during the school holidays please leave a message and a member of staff will get back to you, emails will be monitored.

In Person: Miss Green will be available Monday-Thursday, 3pm-7pm, and Mrs Leigh will be available to see you outside of these hours, term time only.

By Post:  Correspondence can be sent to:

Portsmouth Academy for Girls,

St Mary’s Road, Portsmouth, Hants.  PO1 5PF

Please supply your name, address and contact telephone number along with the course title and a cheque for the course fee payable to: ‘Portsmouth Academy for Girls’

 

 Please note that if you withdraw from a course the fees are not returnable, except in circumstances such as ill health supported by a medical certificate.

For Your Information

Language classes are renewable each term to continue your studies, providing that the required student numbers have enrolled. You may contact Sue Green who will be able to advise you on which language level you require or put you in touch with the tutor.

 

Course fees will need to be paid in full before the course start date; we can hold a place for you but if we have a high demand this will be re-allocated if no payment has been received within an appropriate time.

Some courses may have a change in the start date; we will notify you as soon as possible should this happen.

Most short courses will be repeated throughout the year.

 

Car park facilities are available on a first come first served basis, to access, drive to

St Mary’s Road and then first left into Shakespeare Road, into Manor Road (first left) then first left again into the car park, reception is signposted from here.

 

We have a Coffee Shop on site which is open from 6:30pm until 8:30pm, Monday –Thursday, serving hot and cold drinks and snacks.

 

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