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Active Retirement (autumn)

Worked all your life? Well, continue to be active by engaging in social and practical endeavours. This 10 week active retirement course introduces you to a wide range of different activities and interests. These are accomplished through a programme of class based activities, comprising of seasonal projects including Christmas card and Remembrance Day poppy design, bead work, discussion on topical issues/events and encouragement for learners to make suggestions which will be welcome. In addition, guest speakers are invited and guided outings to places of interest such as galleries, museum and socialising over a coffee as each week has a different theme.

Active Retirement (autumn) (LAN0186BR)


from 10am to 12 noon

For 10 weeks.


17 September 2019


26 November 2019


Brockley Rise Centre
Brockley Rise
Crofton Park
Se23 1pr


£110 (full)

£55 (reduced)

£55 (concession)

Enrol now

To enrol call 020 8314 6959 Monday to Thursday 10am–4pm. More ways to enrol

Call: 020 8314 6959

What prior knowledge, experience and qualifications will I need?
None - however you will need to be able to travel independently on public transport and be able to allow extra time when outings demand it.

Learning Goals:
To participate in visits and exhibitions. To participate in discussions on selected topics. To participate in classroom based activities. To record your progress on the course on an individual learning plan.

What teaching methods will the tutor use?
Group work, pair work, role play, practical worksheets, one to one support, listening, reading, speaking and writing exercises.

What assessment methods will the tutor use?
Initial assessment, individual learning plans, continuous assessment, informal feedback.

Will extra work be required outside the class times?
No - however, learners may prefer to prepare for visits or guest speakers with individual research

What materials will I need for the course and how much will they cost?
You will need to bring a notepad and pen

What do I need to bring to the first class?
You will need to bring along a notepad and pen. Folder for handouts (optional).

Options when finished
Other Adult Learning Lewisham (ALL) courses.

Additional information
Learners may incur extra expenses, such as fees for guided tours.

For general enquiries and course availability information call 0208 314 3300. For more detailed information and guidance about the course:

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