Learning for Leisure

Art – Drawing & Painting

The Cheadle College, Hawk Green Reading Rooms, Heald Green Community Centre

A range of drawing and painting courses to suit all levels of ability.   What skills do I need? Learners are invited to come along with an open mind. No previous experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and a willingness to …

Art Appreciation

The Cheadle College

A 10 week course which will explore the history of western art. We will be considering the different types of painting from Pre-Renaissance to the present time. Topics will include Giotto, da Vinci, Impressionism, Cubism and Modernism.   The History …

Art Workshops

The Cheadle College

All our Art Workshops will take place on a Saturday morning throughout 2017 and 2018.   What skills do I need?  No prior skills are required – just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn new things. How will I learn?  …

Digital Photography (Introduction to)

The Cheadle College

Learners will be introduced to a wide range of techniques to help them plan, compose and take photographs to a higher standard   My name is Richard Milnes. I am a professional photographer and I will be your tutor for …

Flower Arranging

The Cheadle College

These workshops are for learners with no previous knowledge of flower arranging . We will cover basic techniques of conditioning plant material, elements and principles of design and basic shapes to create a stunning work each week.

French – Beginners Year 1 and Year 2

The Cheadle College,

This course is for complete beginners or those who have a little knowledge of the language. During the year you will learn the basic language needed to get by in a range of everyday situations. This covers not only language …

French Circle

The Cheadle College

This is for students who are already very proficient in the language in spoken and written forms and who wish to practise it in a range of situations. Items of personal interest to students are covered, together with current events. …

German – Beginners 1

The Cheadle College

  German Beginners 1  This course will cover German language, history and culture. You will learn how to introduce yourself, talk about your family, your interests and how to deal with holiday situations, like booking a hotel, directions, transport and …

Greek – Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced

The Cheadle College

Greek (Beginners) Year 1 and Year 2  This course is for complete beginners or those who have a little knowledge of the language. During the year you will learn the basic language needed to get by in a range of …

IT-Using Your iPad – Introduction

The Cheadle College

This is a series of 5 workshops, teacher lead, to allow the learner to see and practice what they have learned using their own iPad. These workshops are for learners with no previous knowledge. We will cover basic techniques of …

Italian – Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced

The Cheadle College

Italian (Beginners) Year 1 and Year 2  This course is for complete beginners or those who have a little knowledge of the language. During the year you will learn the basic language needed to get by in a range of …

Italian Life  (Advanced)

The Cheadle College

What is it?  This is a fun and exciting course covering aspects of Italian lifestyle, current affairs and culture. The course is designed to bring together any learners who have studied Italian at advanced level who would like to continue …

Latin

Marple Sixth Form College

Latin is the study of the language used by Ancient Rome, Western Europe and the Western Mediterranean. Latin was also used as an international language in mediaeval times. The structure and vocabulary of many modern languages, such as French, Spanish …

Sewing Courses

THE CHEADLE COLLEGE

If you have an interest in sewing, whether it is dressmaking; producing soft furnishing for your home; making gifts for friends or trying out a sewing based craft that has caught your interest, then we have a course for you.   …

Spanish Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced

The Cheadle College

Spanish (Beginners) Year 1 and Year 2 This course is for complete beginners or those who have a little knowledge of the language. During the year you will learn the basic language needed to get by in a range of …