MH Community Link: Creative Writing: Summer

Code: MHCLWRITA1A18/19T3

Course Information

29/04/2019 - 24/06/2019 (9 weeks)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Southgate Campus

Fee Information

Free for 16-18 year olds (European Union)

Course Fee

*All fees here are VAT free

Barnet & Southgate College makes every effort to ensure that details about course fees are as accurate as possible but these are subject to change and an assessment of individual circumstances and eligibility.

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For adults aged 19+ recovering from mental health conditions and at a stage in their recovery where they are able to benefit from being and studying at college. The applicants should be ready to make a commitment to the course, attend regularly and be able to cope with the college environment. This course is an optional module in the Community Link programme.

No formal qualifications or experience are required. A basic level of literacy (assessed at interview).

We will look at different topics, themes, genres, writers and cultures in conjunction with the interests of students on the course. We will experiment with different writing techniques. Everyone is encouraged to give feedback to each other, enter writing competitions and read as much and as widely as possible. Visiting authors and trips to bookshops/libraries may be arranged. Students build up a body of work and some may choose to include their work in our end of year publication.

There is no formal assessment on this course.

There are no formal qualifications on this course. This course is part of the Community Link programme on which many qualifications can be achieved.

Contact the course administrator on t: 0203 764 4525. Or course leader on t: 0203 764 4433. Or the mental health team tutors by email: Students can also be referred by a mental health professional using our referral form. Please request a referral form by phone or email or visit the Community Link pages on our website

Yes - an informal interview. You will also need to take a short literacy assessment

This course is part of the Community Link programme. Students must choose and attend 1 Homeroom session in order to be eligible to choose Creative Writing.

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You are unable to apply for this course online at this time.

You can apply via a paper based application that you can download >Here<

Alternatively, please contact the admissions team by telephoning 020 8266 4000 or e-mail course information at