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Brief description

We will return to 1970’s Blue Peter and make some ‘really useful’ items.

Course Outline

Who is the course aimed at?

For adults and children, who want to learn together. Parents or guardians with their school aged children. Adults must be accompanied by up to 2 children.

Course description in brief

Using cardboard, sticky back plastic and an old sock, among other things, we will make a Clanger, a useful container and teleport bracelet from Blakes 7.

By the end of the course I will have learned:

    What Blue Peter was like in the 1970s and how to craft nostalgic decorations from recycled materials.

Do I need any skills, experience or qualifications before I join the course?

No previous experience required

What equipment will I need for the course?

None needed, but bring a bag to take all your goodies home in.

What materials will I need for the course?

No, all materials are included

What activities will I take part in and how will my course be structured?

The tutor will demonstrate all activities. There will be a range of techniques and challenges for all abilities.

What will be expected of me in terms of personal or time commitment?

If you want to participate in all activities, you should attend the full session. However, we have a flexible approach where young learners are concerned.

How will my learning be assessed and reviewed?

Not applicable

What could I go on to do after I have finished the course?

There are a number of seasonal craft sessions on Saturdays. Your tutor will be able to advise you at the end of the course or you can speak to our student advisor

How will I say what I think about the course?

You can talk to the tutor on the day or make an appointment with the curriculum manager.

Available timetables for this course

Please make a note of the course Ref for the course you are interested in.

Course Ref Hours per week Days(s) Time Course Dates Costs
659c 2.5 Saturday 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM 11 Jul 2020 to 11 Jul 2020 (1 Sessions) £6

Course Funding

Swarthmore provides a variety of courses some of which are subsidised by public funding.

Courses with course codes marked by ‘LCC’ and ‘CityC’ are subsidised and have age restrictions.

  • ‘LCC’ and ‘CityC’ courses for those aged 19 and over.
  • ‘LCC’ courses are supported by Leeds City Council for Leeds Metropolitan area residents, priority given to those living in disadvantaged areas, people not in employment and/or in receipt of benefits, those with low skills, no qualifications, disadvantaged groups or individuals with specific needs e.g. lone parents, BAME groups, adults with LDD.

For information funding and eligibility see the ‘costs’ page.

Unless stated otherwise - all courses take place at Swarthmore Education Centre Leeds

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