New Directions - Adult Courses in Maths, English & Caring for Children

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New Directions Adult College in partnership with Reading Children's Centres will be offering adult learning classes in English, maths and childcare, which can offer a stepping stone to future employment. 

Within our formal offer, there is an opportunity to access our free crèche places for children aged 3 months to 5 years (if you meet the criteria).

If you are interested email: to find out more and to book a place.

Family Learning

Family Learning is delivered directly by New Directions and by our Partners. Delivered in a number of Children’s centres.

  1. Family English, Maths and Language – learning to improve the English,
    language and maths skills of parents, carers or guardians and their ability to help their children
  2. Wider Family Learning – learning to help different generations of family
    members to learn together how to support their children’s learning


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This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.


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Family Information Service 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

SEND Local Offer 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

Adult & Carers Support 0118 937 3747 0118 937 3747
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