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-Improving Your IT Skills Workshop

The Cheadle College

A tutor led workshop covering a variety of levels and subject areas of ICT. The course will offer training in building your skills in the following areas: Word processing Spreadsheets Databases Presentation Using the internet Using email Desktop publishing Managing …

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

(Friday am 25 weeks course starting in September) 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 …

Latin

The Cheadle College,Hawk Green Reading Rooms

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 …

Pilates

The Cheadle College

Fitness Pilates is a group exercise programme designed to enhance the posture, strength, balance and stability of healthy adults. Through Pilates based exercise you should:   Increase muscular balance and strength Improve your posture Improve core and back strength Improve …

Spanish Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced

The Cheadle College, Marple Sixth Form 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 …

Yoga – Yoga Iyengar For All

The Cheadle College

The course aims to teach basic yoga postures in a systematic way to increase self-awareness, improve the respiratory and circulatory system, strengthen the spine and limbs, and improve mobility of the joints.   By the end of the course you …