Monthly Archives: February 2014

Students support each other

The Tuesday morning English class at 101 has celebrated a fantastic achievement record. They gained 100% group achievement over 5 consecutive weeks since Christmas. Their tutor , Ros Taylor says, ‘The students have done a great job this term, supporting … Continue reading

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Students proudly display their patchwork cushions

WEA 101 Branch tutor, Rikke Digerud-Waring, has been teaching 2 groups this year, as part of the community partnership with Leicester City Council Community Opportunities Team. Rikke explains, ‘I have been making patchwork cushions with my two Tuesday groups and they have loved it.’ … Continue reading

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Congratulations – computing and text/word processing exam success

Just before Christmas, Ofsted visited and WEA 101 branch tutor, Alka Champaneri, was observed twice.  The verdict?  she is ‘outstanding’!  Well done, Alka.  We’re thrilled, and know you are, too. Nationally the WEA was graded ‘good’ overall, which we are … Continue reading

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Artists and card makers – still time to enrol on spring courses

It’s not too late to enrol on our spring courses.  The evenings are getting lighter, snowdrops are springing up, so why not try something different for 2014? On Tuesdays, 12.30 to 3.30 pm there’s 3 weeks, 3 drawing styles with … Continue reading

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Free taster sessions

A  new year and a chance to try out something new, as well as meeting the tutor.  Just turn up on the day – 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD.  Light refreshments included.  Free spring 2014 tasters European Computer Driving … Continue reading

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Sign up for sewing skills course now!

Later this month, Natalie Smith of the The Threadworks (our new community partner) will be running courses at the Fosse Neighbourhood Centre to help you get to know your sewing machine. You’ll learn how to thread up a sewing machine, then move … Continue reading

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