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IT and Digital Media Courses

Gain a skill to develop and achieve your goals for work or a new job.

IT & Digital Skills

Health, Fitness & Dance

Start the year with a reboot and re-balance:
Treat yourself to a course or set aside a day each week for a pamper. Choose Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi, Dance or a Massage class.

Health & Fitness & Dance

Welcome to Mary Ward

From Art to Zumba, Archaeology to Ukulele, English to Payroll there are a fantastic range of courses at Mary Ward.

Our Courses

New courses in January 2023

Join a course in Spring 2023. There are plenty of spaces on a wide range of courses. Don't leave it too late to avoid disappointment.

Our Courses

The friendly place to learn

The Mary Ward has a reputation as the friendly place to learn – this is because as well as getting first-rate teaching, we also offer the support and encouragement you need to help you get the most from your course.

Courses starting in February!

Illustration For All Levels

16 January 2023 – 27 March 2023

Monday, 18:00 to 21:00
This course focuses on illustration projects that are suitable for all levels, including those looki...
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Thinking And Making/Repair And Upcycling

17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023

Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Suitable for any level of experience. Explore a range of materials and techniques through which to d...
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Silver Jewellery Workshop

20 January 2023 – 31 March 2023

Friday, 10:00 to 13:00
The 'Silver Jewellery Workshop' provides an opportunity for students to come along to create their o...
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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY - INTRODUCTION

26 January 2023 – 30 March 2023

Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
This ten-week course will introduce you to the technical details of your digital camera so you can u...
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New: Digital Skills For Work

01 February 2023 – 29 March 2023

Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Are you in work but looking to enhance your digital literacy skills for the workplace environment? D...
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New: Digital Skills For Job Seekers

01 February 2023 – 29 March 2023

Wednesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Are you looking for work but lacking skills to write your CV, search for jobs and fill in online for...
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Understanding Community Interpreting Level 1(Ascentis)

04 February 2023 – 25 March 2023

Saturday, 10:00 to 13:00
An introduction to the work of a community interpreter and advice on gaining essential voluntary exp...
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06 February 2023 – 27 March 2023

Monday, 10:00 to 13:00
A chance to gain full understanding of Photoshop on a longer course. The essential features that you...
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Introduction To Wordpress

11 February 2023 – 11 February 2023

Saturday, 10:00 to 17:00
WordPress is the world's best and most popular website builder and is used to create and set up a si...
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MS Office Essentials For Work - Stage Two

20 February 2023 – 20 March 2023

Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
If you feel you can already effectively use MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)...
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Smartphones and Tablets for Beginners

21 February 2023 – 21 March 2023

Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Do you have a mobile device (tablet or smartphone) but are not making the most of it? Or are you thi...
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COMPUTERS FOR BEGINNERS

21 February 2023 – 21 March 2023

Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Do you own a computer or laptop and can't use it? Do you need help to get started? This short cours...
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Level 1 Award in IT User Skills (ICDL Essentials) (ITQ)

22 February 2023 – 12 July 2023

Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Do you need to improve your digital skills to help you in your job or to find work? This qualificati...
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Resin Jewellery

22 February 2023 – 29 March 2023

Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Resin jewellery making is a fun and inexpensive way to be creative. You will learn techniques to add...
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Silver Clay Jewellery

23 February 2023 – 30 March 2023

Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Explore a range of techniques working with silver clay, and learn how to shape, refine and complete ...
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Entry 3 Functional Skills ICT Qualification

28 February 2023 – 18 July 2023

Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
...
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News

Singing Performance The Tea Building Shoreditch

Since 2020, The Mary Ward Centre has run a weekly singing course in partnership with St Hilda’s East Linkage Plus,......
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Opening Doors Singing Performance in Pimlico

Singing For Fun is a singing course run by the Mary Ward Community Outreach team in partnership with Opening Doors,......
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Sculptural Hat Project at Stratford Library

In the Autumn, the Mary Ward Centre ran a course with Stratford Library for local Newham residents to learn about......
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Dance group enjoying celebrations in Stratford

Our weekly dance course at Stratford Library is a growing success where people from East London can come together to......
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Exciting news in the world of Literacy development

We have partnered with the Adult Learning Trust (ALT) to provide 1-1 and small group support for our English students......
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Printmaking Exhibition

Printmaking students recently had the opportunity to take part in an exhibition at Delta House Studios Gallery. The exhibition was......
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Insect Sculptures

In 2021, a group of Newham residents, who met together on Zoom with the Mary Ward Centre, were invited to......
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Embossed Foil Bauble Workshop

In December, the Community Outreach team were invited to Stratford Library to run a craft workshop to celebrate the Stratford......
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Community Outreach at Stratford Library Fun Palace

Community Outreach joined Stratford Library during October to celebrate the annual Fun Palace Weekend where arts, science, craft, tech, digital,......
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Queens Coffee have come to Mary Ward

Many of you will have already come to know the friendly folk who run the ‘Queens Coffee ‘ Coffee stall......
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Our new building in Stratford

As most of you already know we are refurbishing a building on Stratford High Street, which will replace our building......
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