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Do something for you with Surrey Adult Learning  Thinking of redressing your work/life balance? Have you thought about returning to, or improving on, a skill or hobby, trying something new or improving your fitness level? Then why not have a look...


Do something for you with Surrey Adult Learning 

Thinking of redressing your work/life balance? Have you thought about returning to, or improving on, a skill or hobby, trying something new or improving your fitness level? Then why not have a look at the wide variety of courses offered by Surrey Adult Learning.

You could learn a language, pick up an art or craft class, gain a new skill for work, improve your basic maths or enjoy some healthy living classes with yoga, tai chi or Pilates.

Taught by highly trained specialists you can prepare for your future with classes starting all the time.

Learn a new language

Now is a great time to start a new language or return to an old one! You can learn online from home, or face-to-face and we offer beginners classes to advanced.

With 12 languages to choose from you could even learn Spanish in your lunchbreak!  Choose from Ancient Greek, Arabic, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, or Turkish.

Get artistic

Enjoy the well-being benefits gained through arts and craft classes. Create something beautiful and learn a new hobby with a range of classes.

Classes include acrylic painting, creative writing, art appreciation, bookbinding, calligraphy, clock repair, drawing, hand embroidery, painting, flower arranging, glass fusing, jewellery, and silverwork, just to name a few.

Look after your mind

It can be a challenging time to keep your mind active and body well, there are a variety of courses that can help including cookery, dance, exercise, and mindfulness courses.

If you need business support, there are courses dedicated to growing your business.

Do you know someone asking for help using their mobile phone, iPad or computer? Surrey Adult Learning offer a range of digital and computer courses for all abilities, from complete beginners to more advanced.

Boost your numeracy skills.

We offer free maths workshops to boost your maths skills with the Multiply programme. Our workshops are for adults aged 19 and over who don’t have Maths GCSE at Grade C /4 (or equivalent) and live in Surrey. The workshops will be designed to help you achieve one or more of the following objectives:

  • Support your children with their numeracy skills
  • Manage your money better
  • Understand data
  • Unlock new job opportunities or promotion at work
  • Take the next step to higher levels of training or qualification

Help your family

Family Learning courses are free for parents and carers to help you give your child a positive start in life, and to help support your child’s learning and development at home and school.

Don’t worry if you think you don’t know enough about how children are taught or if you didn’t do well at school yourself, or you don’t understand the English education system.

We offer a wide range of online courses and workshops which can help you with:

  • parenting
  • wellbeing and managing anxiety
  • understanding your child’s behaviour
  • getting to grips with maths and phonics
  • healthy eating
  • enjoying learning with your child through activities
  • understanding education in England
  • English as an additional language (EAL).

Courses and workshops run weekdays and Saturdays, be ready for your future and enrol now on surreycc.gov.uk/adultlearning

Term Time Opening

Mon 9 am – 5pm, and 6.15 pm – 9.30 pm; Tues 9 am – 9.30 pm, Weds 9 am – 5 pm; Thurs 9 am – 9.30 pm; Friday 9 am – 4 pm

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