Family Learning - free courses

Thurrock's Family Learning team offer a wide range of courses for parents/carers to boost confidence and build a child's self-esteem, now available online.

Parental involvement in a child's learning is also a key factor for improving children's academic attainment and achievements. Improve your skills on free informative and supportive courses. Now available to book online from our Find A Course page.

Free sessions to boost confidence, self-belief and wellbeing

  • Aiding your anxious child
  • The Healthy Mind
  • Paediatric First Aid

NEW Keeping Up With Your Child (KUWYC):  Maths and English
Free topic sessions - no limit to how many you book!

  • English Skills
    • Composition skills
    • Punctuation
    • Reading and phonics
    • Speaking and Listening
    • Spelling
  • KUWTC: Maths
    • Addition and subtraction
    • Charts and graphs
    • Fractions and percentages
    • Multiplication and division
    • Shapes and measures

We also offer an outreach programme to schools, Children's Centres and local community groups.

What do our learners say?

"The tutor is an absolute professional. She puts herself in everybody's shoes, be it a mum, a daughter, a working mum, a single mum and helps us see the wider picture. Thanks to her explanation and real-life experience, she lifes our morale, boosts our confidence and much more. She listens, she hears and she welcomes all sorts of ideas whether they are positive or negative (Bibi, March 2019)"

Click on Find a Course
to book your free place

Online bookings can be made 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


2018-19 Award winner - Community Learning (Family Learning SMILE Course)