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What's on at EFT? 

Courses at Education Futures Trust 

If you are interested in booking any of the courses listed below or would like make an enquiry, please email or call 01424 722241.

Courses which are currently running are regularly advertised on our social media pages.



Free adult courses:

Bushcraft for Beginners

Join like-minded people to improve your health and well-being whilst learning about the world around us and making things from foraged materials.

Wednesdays 10am-12pm @ The Firs

13th September - 18th October 2023


Learn how to use tools and whittle decorative green wood items. Build your confidence and meet new people, whilst having fun outdoors.

Dates to follow

Nature Craft

For parents, grandparents and carers.

Spend a couple of hours enhancing your well-being through nature themed crafting, as well as making some wonderful play dough to take home for the children (or yourself) to enjoy.

September 28th 9.30-12.30 @ The Firs

Understanding Autism

A FREE course for parents and carers in Hastings, with autistic children.

Aiming to enhance your knowledge and understanding of autism, increase your confidence so you can best help your child and provide some strategies that will make a positive difference to your child.

Delivered by Jackie Powell of Autism Train

Fridays 03/11/23- 24/11/23, 9.30am-12.30pm @ The Firs

Wreath Making Workshops

Come and join us for a step-by-step guide in creating your own festive wreath.

Tickets cost £28 per person (18+) 

Price includes all materials, beverages and mince pies. You are welcome to bring your favourite accessories or baubles.

To book visit our News page

15th or 16th December, 10-1pm @ The Firs 

Without Walls

Gain knowledge about nature and conservation whilst looking after a wild space. Learn to use tools and light a fire, forage for wild food and gain confidence.

Dates to follow

Wellbeing in the Wild

Learn about the 5 steps to wellbeing and connect with like-minded people in nature:

  • CONNECT with like-minded people

  • Be ACTIVE by taking part in short walks

  • Take NOTICE of the world around you

  • LEARN more about plants and wildlife

  • GIVE back to the local community

Women's DIY

Beginners DIY for women.

Learn everyday DIY in a supportive environment and build confidence in using tools.

Meet new people, whilst working outside and get to ask your DIY questions

Beats In Mind

A free 10 week course exploring music & song writing.

For people who are 16+ and are homeless or those at risk of homelessness, people living in temporary accommodation, asylum seekers and travellers.

Tuesdays 10-1pm @ The Seaview Project

Free activities for families:

A Taste of the Sea

Discover more about the sea and wildlife with your children. Learn how to keep the sea clean and explore the beach.

Nature Crafters

Learn how craft using nature in a welcoming outdoor environment, and how to better identify plants. You are welcome to bring your children.

A Taste of Food for Families

Learn new cooking skills and ideas for meals, build confidence in the kitchen and meet new people.

Forest Fun

Forest Fun is for parents to attend with their under 5s, to get involved in messy and outdoor play, sensory activities which support your child's development, crafts and storytelling.

Mum's Fit

A Circuits class designed for mums, where you can bring your child along, build your fitness and confidence, whilst meeting other mums.

Tuesdays 9.30 - 10.30am in the MUGA @ The Firs

Tales from the Tipi

For parents and carers with a child/ren under 5

Explore your child's reading journey. Storytelling, phonics, crafts and fun!

Mondays 10:00-11.30, Sept 11th-Oct 16th 2023

At our Community Learning Centre,  464 Bexhill Road, TN38 8AU

Cost-Effective Cooking

Learn tips to save money whilst shopping and cooking, and make new recipes with your children.

Halloween Craft

For children under 5 (siblings welcome)

Join us for some outdoor Halloween fun to celebrate the season!

Thursday 26th October 2023 9.30am-12.30pm

@ The Firs

Free activities for children:


For children aged 7 - 14 years.

An opportunity to make friends, develop fitness, agility, skills and confidence.

Fridays 4-5:30pm, term-time only from 15th September 23

Silverdale School playing field, TN37 7EA

Holiday Activities and Food

In the Easter, Summer and Winter holidays, we run our holiday activities and food provision, funded by East Sussex, for 5 - 16 year olds. This includes forest school, sport, craft and art, and a fun and healthy lunch. 

Football at The Firs

An after-school club for children aged 7-11 years, which provides free and enjoyable football sessions.

Mondays 4-5:30pm, term-time only from 11th September 2023

at The Firs, Elphinstone Road, TN34 2AX

Education Futures Trust

Our Children.
Our Families.
Our Community.


Phone: 01424 722241

Registered Charity: 1146171

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