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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk.
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.