Other Services

Welcome to Mary Ward Adult Education

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

Our Courses

Could you be our next Café at Mary Ward in Stratford?

Are you a CIC, social enterprise or a café business embedded in your local London community?
We are offering a 1 year contract with a possibility to extend.

Find out more

Summer Term 2023

Last chance at Queen Square. Join a course for Summer 2023. There are some spaces on a wide range of courses. Avoid disappointment and enrol now!

Summer Term Courses

Counselling Courses

Train for a career in Counselling. We have a range of courses from a general introduction ‘Counselling Bazaar’ through to qualifications at Level 3, 4 and 6.
Apply now for 23-24!


Art progression courses

Thinking about a career change or interested in studying art, craft or design more intensively? Apply now for Foundation & Pre-Foundation Art & Design 23-24!

Qualifications & Professional Practice

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.

Summer Term Courses

Write Here! Write Now!

25 April 2023 – 27 June 2023

Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:30
Whether writing from life or imagination, a first timer or an old hand, carve yourself a couple of h...
View Course

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

06 May 2023 – 15 July 2023

Saturday, 10:30 to 16:30
Do you want a qualification recognised internationally as proof of high level English? Then Cambridg...
View Course

Swing, Jive And Stroll - Online

06 May 2023 – 17 June 2023

Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30
No partner required for this fun and lively class, dancing solo versions of swing and jive steps to...
View Course


09 May 2023 – 06 June 2023

Tuesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Do you own a computer or laptop and can't use it? Do you need help to get started? This short cours...
View Course


09 May 2023 – 06 June 2023

Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Do you own a Smartphone but are not making the most of it? Or are you thinking of buying one but do...
View Course

Understanding Community Interpreting Level 1(Ascentis)

13 May 2023 – 08 July 2023

Saturday, 10:00 to 13:00
An introduction to the work of a community interpreter and advice on gaining essential voluntary exp...
View Course


13 May 2023 – 08 July 2023

Saturday, 14:00 to 17:00
This is an Introduction to intermediate level course for students who have little or some knowledge ...
View Course

Experimental Sound Art

15 May 2023 – 26 June 2023

Monday, 18:30 to 21:00
Invent, create, play! This course will allow you to explore sound as an art form using instruments, ...
View Course

Aromatherapy: Lotions And Potions

10 June 2023 – 10 June 2023

Saturday, 10:00 to 16:30
Confused about essential oils? This workshop is ideal for anyone wanting to understand what they are...
View Course

Sewing Machine Masterclass - Putting in Sleeves - Shirt and Gathered

10 June 2023 – 10 June 2023

Saturday, 10:30 to 16:30
Join us for a comprehensive one-day workshop designed to enhance your sewing skills and delve into g...
View Course

Creative Process With Watercolour

10 June 2023 – 10 June 2023

Saturday, 10:30 to 16:30
Join us for a one-day workshop where we dive into the creative world of watercolours. Through a seri...
View Course

First Steps Into Maths

14 June 2023 – 19 July 2023

Wednesday, 12:30 to 14:30
Calling all ESOL students in Pre-Entry or Entry 1 ESOL! Join us for an engaging course designed to e...
View Course

Setting Yourself Up as a Freelance Community Interpreter - Online

17 June 2023 – 24 June 2023

Saturday, 10:00 to 15:00
A course for those who have completed the Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting and are now ...
View Course

Introduction To Wordpress

24 June 2023 – 24 June 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...
View Course


Curriculum Departmental Administrator

Salary: £25,487.04 to £27,336.12, per annum We are looking for a Curriculum Administrator to support the Team Leader of the......
Read More

Mary Ward Cafe

Could you be our next Café at Mary Ward in Stratford? 1 year contract with a possibility to extend Are......
Read More

Welcome to our new Warden!

Hello! I feel very privileged to have been appointed as the new Warden (CEO) of Mary Ward Settlements and very......
Read More

International Women’s Day

These are some examples of postcards of iconic women embroidered by the remarkable women of LOVO in celebration of this......
Read More

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......
Read More

Printmaking Exhibition

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

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......
Read More

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......
Read More