Gillas Lane Primary Academy and Nursery

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Extra curricular


Family Animation

For Reception and Year 1 parents starting Thursday 19th January, 9-11.30am.

A fun packed course using digital media, crafts and cameras to design, make and create a fantastic resource for you to keep for many years. Support your child's understanding and skills development using ICT in a creative, learning environment.


Foundation of Light Family Learning Course

Starting 20th January, 1.15-3.15pm

Foundation of Light's Family learning course welcomes any family member over the age of 19 years. Runs two hours per week - one hour learning with other adults and one hour playing fun games with your children - over 10 weeks.


Greenstart Family Learning Course

Starting 24th January, 9-11am

A free family learning course to parents/carers with a child/children in Nursery or Reception run by Greenstart.  Each session would be for 2 hours; first hour parents only then second hour with children, taking place in the nuture room and outdoor school grounds.

The sessions include environmental arts and crafts, outdoor play, growing your own food, healthy eating and wildlife spotting.


Ceramics Course

For Children in Year 4 & Year 5 starting 7th March, 9am-12noon.

A free course in school for parents and children to come together and learn how to work with clay. Working with a local arts education company, MBC Ceramics, who will be coming in to school to show parents and children how to use clay to make 3D piggy banks, fruit bowls and working ceramic clocks.  Everyone who attends will be able to make a piece of work each week with their children and all work created can be taken home at the end of the course to keep. The course runs for 4 weeks.