New Church Hall, 28 St Mark's Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 2LF
Tel: (020) 8640 9595. Email:

Adult Learning

We run a range of adult learning programmes throughout the year to meet our communities wide interests and needs. These are run by us or in partnership with other organisations such as Merton Adult Education.

One of our most popular programmes is our Family Workshops. These are practical sessions that build on parenting and life skills. And, as well as dealing with some important issues are also highly informative and good fun. We are awaiting further funding before we start our next programme.

Or you may want to enrol in one of our learning programmes, from ESOL (English as a Second Other Language) to learning the basics or intermediate on computers (Family IT) or Easy Cook, a range of healthy cooking experiences run in local schools.

Literacy and Numeracy

Run in partnership with Merton Adult Education, this programme supports basic literacy and numeracy needs enabling parents/carers to support their children. For details e-mail:

Family IT

Basic/Intermediate computer skills for parents/carers to learn for both their needs and their children, whilst keeping them safe. For details e-mail:

Health & Social Care Level 1

A popular skills course designed to give learners the knowledge and understanding to gain employment in the Social Care field. E-mail: for details.


Meeting the real needs of those who need to improve their English language skills to improve life opportunities for all the family. For details e-mail:

Food Safety Level 1

Five weeks learning about food hygiene at level 1 improving family health and nutrition.                                                           For details e-mail:

Community Development and Health Course

This Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trust accredited. course is designed for those people who want to understand how their community works and how they can get involved. It runs12 weeks between 9.45am and 2.30pm.

Many of our learners go on to volunteer for community organisations or to champion their communities' concerns.  This has led many into new areas of interests and even work whilst benefitting a wide range of people.
For details e-mail: or

Silver Surfer

Computer learning skills for the 50s and over. Run on Wednesdays, we cover the basics to intermediate skills trying to meet everyone's abilities. E-mail: for availability and further information.


9.30am-11.30am - Health & Social Care L1
12.45pm-2.45pm - ESOL with Merton Adult Education                                                                                                       12.45pm-2.30pm - ESOL with Home Tutoring

9.30am-11.30am - Keeping up with the Children: Adult Literacy  

12.45pm-2.30pm - ESOL with Home Tutoring                                                                                                

9.45am-11.15am - Support Group                                                                                                                                  9.45am - 2.00pm - Community Development and Health Course (Chaucer Centre) 
12.20pm-2.30pm - Personal Independence Training
12.45pm-2.45pm - Support Group
3.00pm-5.00pm - Silver Surfer Group

9.30am-11.30am - Food Safety Level1
2.45pm-2.45pm - AYCES Support Group

9.45pm-11.45pm - Mental Health Employment Workshop