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People Matters Leeds

People Matters Autumn Courses 2017

This term People Matters have a range of new courses that are great for anyone who wants to gain new skills, build their confidence, make new friends and take part in new activities.

Community Learning is for anyone who is 25+ years old.

There are more courses that are not listed to please ring the number below to ask about the full range.

For more information please call the office on 0113 2346896

Exploring Animals and Their Care 

Day: Tuesday
Time: 10.30pm  -1.00pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Starts: 10/01/2017

In this course you will meet a collection of animals from feathers to scales to furry mammals! You will learn about lots of wonderful animals and how to care for them, as well as finding out more about the Five Freedoms Act. Talk about the latest animal issues whilst experiencing the benefits of being around them. Who would you like to meet?

Take Action

Day: Monday
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Starts: 09/01/2017

Come and join in the group that will be looking at hot topics happening now. How do they affect you? What do you think about them? You will be looking at the latest headlines and issues, getting to know more about them and working out a plan of suitable action to take. Develop your research, communication, reasoning and presentation skills. Build friendships and confidence


Upcycling to Sell

Day: Tuesday
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Starts: 10/01/2017

Turn an unused item into a much loved object.  Make use of what is there already, as you look at way to make money and a few basic skills whilst looking at different selling options.


All about Art Art OpenStudio

Day: Wednesday
Time: 10:30am -1pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Starts: 11/01/2017

Working with an artist you will be working on idividual and group projects taking inspiration from all around you.  Working with paint, ink and sculpture.



Film Making

Day: Wednesday
Time: 1:30pm - 4pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Starts: 11/01/2017

Be part of a production team that will be working together to create, plan and film a movie. Will it be a docudrama, a mini soap opera, a travel guide or animation? The choice will be the group’s. You will have a chance to develop and improve skills including using digital camcorders, editing, sound, set building and team work.

Drum Beats

Day: Friday
Time: 10:30am - 1:00pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Starts: 13/01/2017

Come along and join in the fun as you learn to play or improve your skills. Work together towards a performance and recording using our Djembe drums and our increasing range of percussion instruments. Develop your musical skills, listening, fine motor skills and team work whilst having fun making music.

Bake Off

Day: Tuesday
Time: 1:00pm – 4pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Starts: 10/01/2017

Join this group to knead, roll, rub, beat sift and whisk your way to a recipe book full of baked goods to take home.  From break to tray bakes with a healthy option or two tossed in the mix.

Future Options

Day: Thursday
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Starts: 12/01/2017

For those who would like to look at where their aspirations can take them next.  This may be further education, volunteering or employment.  Whatever your choice, this course will support you with your individual plans whilst being part of a team completing tasks together.