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Free Family Learning courses for Parents/Carers age 19 or over

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Family Learning at Thurrock Adult Community College

Thurrock’s Family Learning team are expanding to new venues across the borough delivering free, informative and supportive classes for parents/carers to boost confidence and build a child’s self-esteem (including online courses). Prebooking is essential and courses are subject to minimum number of enrolments. Current start dates and venues can be found online at If you can't see your course listed online, give the college a call and register your interest as more courses may be added, on demand. The 'where to go address' below is our new main base in Grays, with reception staff to help provide IAG for your learning journey - please check online for venue details of your chosen course.

Aiding Your Anxious Child

Are you concerned that stress and anxiety are becoming a problem for your child and you’re not sure how to help? You’re not alone. This supportive and informative session will help you to understand more about anxiety in children and  introduce you to some effective coping strategies that can be used to build resilience, promote healthy thinking and positive self-esteem. 

Paediatric First Aid

This popular workshop will give you the knowledge and confidence to deliver emergency first aid to a baby or child in a range of circumstances. Content can include choking, cuts and bleeding, CPR and seizures. It can also include identification and treatment of sepsis, meningitis, and anaphylactic shock. Please note: This is not a qualification course 

Promoting Positive Behaviour (0-11 years)

Are you finding your child's behaviour difficult to cope with? This supportive session will help you identify some strategies to promote positive behaviour by considering some of the reasons why children behave the way they do.

Fun with Maths (4-7 or 8-11 years)

Does your child struggle with maths? This fun session will provide you with ideas and activities to help you and your child to have fun with maths, both at home and on the go. There are two sessions available, aimed at families with children aged 4-7 or 8-11 years.

Who to contact

01375 372476
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Where to go

Thurrock Adult Community College within SEC
New Road
RM17 6SL
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Referral not required

Last Updated

Last updated: 28/07/2021


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