Courses for Parents


At Hannah More we are lucky to have many courses and activities for parents. Most classes are free and have crèche alongside. Click here for details of October courses.


We are running a 3-week training course for people interested in helping our youngest children learn to read. Wednesdays 7, 14 and 21 November, 9-10.20. email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information, or just come along to the first session.


We are delighted to be working with the Mindful Parenting & Community Project to run a 12 week course in January. This course looks at how we deal with the stress and worry which comes from being a parent or carer. We can learn to notice what happens when we are stressed and how to keep calm when faced with difficulties. Participants will need to attend every week and children will join us for the last 2 sessions. Mindfulness for Parents/Carers supports us to feel more confident about being a parent, manage stress and frustration and talk to and listen to children. You will be able to register for this course from January 2019.


We are really pleased to have a new Parent and Toddler group running at Hannah More! This is on Monday mornings 9.00-11.00. Parents with pre-schoolers are welcome to come along for messy play, songs, snacks and stories - for only £1 per family.

WE THE CURIOUS (At-Bristol) Family Project

We have been working with 'We the Curious' science centre, supporting Hannah More families to get free membership. LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NOVEMBER FAMILY TRIP - for families with a child in Reception. Click here for details


We regularly run parenting courses at Hannah More. The next course is on Wednesday mornings from November, this course will be run in Somali. Then from January 2019 we will run the Nurturing Programme, this course will be run in English.

Sport and fitness 

As part of our Fit School initiative, we run mums' fitness activities on Friday mornings after assembly (9.30-10.45). Last year we tried netball, basketball, circuits and yoga.  All women are welcome.

Family Swimming

During Spring and Summer we regularly book the whole of Easton swimming pool for Hannah More family fun swimming! The sessions are Saturdays 6-7pm and tickets go on sale the week before, £1 per person. 2019 sessions are already booked and the dates are 11 May, 8 June, 29 June, 6 July, 13 July! Click here for the guidelines.


English conversation group / ESOL

Our friendly Conversation group is led by trained volunteers. It's a chance to speak English with other people. The group runs every Wednesdays 9.00-10.00 in The Hub. Everyone is welcome - including learners from the local area - just drop in!  We also have an ESOL group for entry 1 level learners on Thursday mornings. Both groups will restart in October.



We are running another sewing course for parents at present. This course is fully booked.

Help your child with Maths

For parents with children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. This course is for people who don't have level 2 qualifications and for ESOL learners. Registration for this course has now closed.

More courses....

We also have workshops each term, run by school staff, to help you to support your child with literacy and maths. 

We hope to see you at a course or event very soon! If you have an idea for an activity you would like to see happening in school, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or come and speak to Ruth at school. New ideas are very welcome!

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Hannah More Primary School, New Kingsley Road, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0LT


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