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Course overview

This course is for parents with children who attend HLC Primary School.

An initial course to support adults in understanding why their child behaves the way they do and how to tackle different behaviours. Adult only sessions.

This course is intended for people who are interested in understanding children's behavioural development and how to tackle different behaviours through a supportive and informative approach. At the end of the course, you will know more about;

 How children think and what makes them tick, what makes them anxious and frustrated

Building a toolbox of strategies to tackle different behaviours

Offer support to parents by encouraging a peer atmosphere of sharing techniques

Build a really positive parent/child relationship by learning how to stay calm, relaxed and happy especially during these challenging times.

This course can progress on to a Level 1 and Level 2 Child Development course.


Session details

Learners must enrol on this course and show full commitment to attend all 5 sessions.

Eligibility criteria

This course is available to parents who's Children attend HLC Primary School

Available to those over 19 who may meet the following:

  • Do not hold a full Level 2 qualification including English or maths.
  • Do not hold a Level 2 Maths qualification
  • Do not hold a Level 2 English qualification
  • Are unemployed or retired
  • Are claiming JSA
  • Employed and looking to progress onto further Family Learning courses
  • Are parents/carers of children/young people who are entitled to free school meals

Have been referred to the course for the purposes of improving their mental health and wellbeing.

Venue and accessibility

Check with school for accessibility.



What to Do Next

Opportunity to participate in an assessment of maths and English skills (outside of the course) to progress to functional skills English or Maths. This course will ideally lead onto the Level 1 Award in Child Development 

Check with the school or go to www.learntelford.ac.uk for more details.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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