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Opportunities for Parents

At Lovers' Lane Primary and Nursery, we strongly believe that working together with families is the best way forward to help the children and families and play our part in the community. We are keen to support parents in their own opportunity to develop as a learner, whether it is an interest (such as flower arranging, language classes or crafts), skills to return to work or move into a new career direction or parent and community groups for support and social time together.


We work closely with Bridge Children's Centre in Newark, Together for Newark (a collective of local services and businesses alongside local education providers at Primary, Secondary and Further Education levels), Local Colleges and our community, such as churches, other faith groups and charities. 


If as a parent you have an interest in a course or other opportunities and need help to source somewhere, please use the contact button below and we will do our best to source somewhere you can go to join up or even host the opportunity in school if there is enough interest. 


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FREE Family Learning (age 19+ years old)


ENGLISH for Parents and Carers (Where English is an additional language)


Where : William Gladstone Primary School

When: Starts TUESDAY 28th MARCH 2017 from 1.15pm to 3.15pm for 5 weeks

What is it? This is an English Course to support parents who have English as an additional language. It helps parents and carers to improve and develop their English skills and be able to support their children in school.


To book your place please fill in the slip on the flyer sent home with your child or contact the office through the contact sheet below if you need help.


For more information contact Rachel Moffoot on 07960121027


Click on the link below to download the form

ELKLAN Let's Talk Under 5's


Where? Lovers' Lane Primary and Nursery School

When? Starts Thursday 9th February 2017  (Mornings only - there will be tea, coffee and yummy biscuits!)

What? An 8 week course run at Lovers' Lane by Bridge Children's Centre to help parents to learn to support development of language in their under 5's to support their development

Why? Helping your child to develop their communication and language skills really well makes them really ready for learning in school in Early Years Foundation Stage (Foundation classes). This can help support talk, phonics and later writing and reading and boost their chances of success. Parents can help their children with Speech and Language development from learning on this course, which will boost their child's early learning.

There will be chance to put your toddler into a creche run jointly by school and Children's Centre staff. Babies are welcome to join you in the sessions... the staff running the course will be happy to see them!

There are limited places available: book now before it fills up! For information contact Miss Symonds in Foundation 2 via the school office on the contact page below or call Bridge Children's Centre direct on 01636 593520. ​​​​​​​

Free Opportunities in the Community for Parents

Contact the office here

Please ask if you need more information or have a request for parent courses or opportunities