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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 office@educationfuturestrust.org or call 01424 722241.

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

 

Free adult courses:

Barista Course

Fancy learning how to make the perfect coffee? Work at your own pace with experienced, supportive tutors in a relaxed, friendly environment. Meet new people, learn new skills and gain Level 2 Food Safety certification when completing the course. 

For local adults aged 19+. 

Course - Fridays 07/06/24 - 05/07/24,  

@ The Firs, Elphinstone Road, Hastings, TN34 2AX 

DIY 

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.

For parents, grandparents or carers

Tuesdays 04/06/24 - 09/07/24, 10am-12pm @ The Firs, Elphinstone Road, TN34 2AX

Menopause Nutrition Course

Learn about the menopause and how nutrition can help reduce some of the symptoms and increase your energy and mood. 

For local women going through the menopause. 

Tuesdays 11/06/24 - 09/07/24, 9.30 - 11.30am  

@ The Firs, Elphinstone Road, Hastings, TN34 2AX 

Sign up here - https://eequ.org/experience/8356

Makaton Level 2

Makaton Level 2 is a workshop that builds on the knowledge gained in Level 1. You must have attended a Level 1 Workshop previously to attend Level 2. The workshop is suited to those who are interested in the Makaton Language programme and who would like to extend their knowledge and use of signs and symbols learnt on the Level 1 workshop.  Participants will receive a certificate of attendance on completion of the course. 

For parents, carers or caregivers. 

Fridays 9.30am - 12.30pm 07/06/24 - 28/06/24,  

@ The Firs, Elphinstone Road, Hastings, TN34 2AX 

Bike Maintenance

Have some fun learning about bike maintenance and get a FREE bike toolkit! 

 

This is part of the RISE Hastings Programme and is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund*. For local adults who live in North-East Hastings (19+, in receipt of benefits or low-waged).

Workshop - Wednesday 19th June

Course - 26/06/24 - 17/07/24

@The Firs, Elphinstone Road, Hastings, TN34 2AX

To register your interest text 'BIKE' to 07890630181 or email Beth.Sebbage@southernhousing.org.uk

Bushcraft

Go wild with numbers and brush up on your maths through sociable bushcraft activities. You will receive a FREE bushcraft kit to take home with you at the end of the course. 

 

For adults 19+ who don't have GCSE at grade C in maths. 

Tuesdays 12.30-2.30pm, 04/06/24 - 16/07/24

@The Firs, Elphinstone Road, Hastings, TN34 2AX

Sign up here - https://eequ.org/experience/8370

Men's Cookery Course

Come and learn some useful tips for everyday cooking. We’ll be covering recipes, budgeting and food planning. This will be a welcoming environment for men who are looking for some help in the kitchen and want to meet new people. For men of all ages and backgrounds.  

Thursdays 06/06/24 - 04/07/24 , 1-3pm @The Firs Elphinstone Road

Sign up here - https://eequ.org/experience/8359

 

DIY for beginners

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.

For parents, grandparents or carers

Wednesdays 05/06/24 - 10/07/24, 12.30 - 2.30 pm @ The Firs, Elphinstone Road, TN34 2AX

Plumpton College 

Plumpton College is now running a City and Guilds Level 2 Qualification in Horticulture and Estate Skills at The Firs in Hastings. The course is designed to introduce learners to the land-based sector and highlight the impact a role in conservation and management has on our natural environment. 

You must be 19+ to do this course and it's free to anyone who is unemployed and in receipt of benefits or on a low income (£20,319 or less per year).

Thursdays, 10am-3pm

Click here for more information and how to book. 

Outdoors DIY 

Fancy learning about outdoor DIY? Have fun learning about gardening and maintenance for FREE. 

  • Repairing wooden structures

  • Weeding, clearing and planting

  • Clearing drains and gutters

  • External painting and repairs

  • Free pair of gloves & seeds to take home 

This is part of the RISE Hastings Programme and is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund*. For local adults who live in North-East Hastings (19+, in receipt of benefits or low-waged).

Workshop -Thursday 23rd May 10am-12.30pm, Course - Thursdays 06/06/24- 20/06/24 

@ The Firs, Elphinstone Road, Hastings, TN34 2AX 

To register your interest text 'OUTDOOR' to 07890630181 or email Beth.Sebbage@southernhousing.org.uk

Floristry 

Want to learn how to make bouquets and centrepieces? Get in touch to find out more!

 

This is part of the RISE Hastings Programme and is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund*. For local adults who live in North-East Hastings (19+, in receipt of benefits or low-waged).

Workshop - Wednesday 19th June

Course - 26/06/24 - 17/07/24

@The Firs, Elphinstone Road, Hastings, TN34 2AX

To register your interest text 'FLOWER' to 07890630181 or email Beth.Sebbage@southernhousing.org.uk

Multiply through Music

Learn a range of skills whilst increasing confidence with numbers and math. Learners will be given a FREE ukulele to keep, taught basic chords and songs and be able to take their instrument home to practice. For adults 19+ who don't have GCSE at grade C in maths. 

Dates to follow. 

Free activities for families:

Tales from the Tipi

Come and explore how your child learns to read. Storytelling, phonics, crafts & fun! For parents/carers and grandparents with children under 5. 

Mondays 10/06/24 - 15/07/24, 10-11.30am

@ EFT Community Learning Centre, 464 Bexhill Rd, TN38 8AU

Play and Learn Session

Join us for a play based approach to developing early Numeracy and Communication skills. Wear messy clothes ready for creating recipes, planting and painting. This one off session is for parents, grandparents and carers with a child/ren under 5. Feel free to bring drinks and snacks, but no nuts please.

Tuesday 2nd July 10-11.30am, @ Community Learning Centre, 464 Bexhill Rd, St. Leonard's-on-Sea TN38 8AU

Book here - https://eequ.org/experience/9284

Stay and Play Sessions

Come along to our lovely little group and enjoy some early years activities and fun, whilst meeting other parents and carers. For parents and carers with children 0-5.

Wednesday's 10-11.30am, @ Community Learning Centre, 464 Bexhill Rd, St. Leonard's-on-Sea TN38 8AU

Free activities for children:

         Sports4U

For children aged 7 - 14 years.

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

Term 6

Fridays 4-5.30pm, 07/06/24 - 05/07/24              at The Firs, Elphinstone Road, TN34 2AX

Holiday Activities and Food

In the Summer school holidays, we'll be running 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. 

Week 1 (29th July - 2nd Aug) -Book now

Week 2 (5th - 9th August) - Book now

Week 3 Art (12th 0 15th Aug) - Book now

Football at The Firs

An after-school club for children aged 7-12 years, which provides free and enjoyable football sessions.

Term 6

Mondays 4-5.30pm, 10/06/24 - 08/07/24

at The Firs, Elphinstone Road, TN34 2AX

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus . 

Education Futures Trust

Our Children.
Our Families.
Our Community.

Email: office@educationfuturestrust.org

Phone: 01424 722241

Registered Charity: 1146171

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