What is the course about?
Learn about London by visiting historical sites and places of interest every fortnight
Participate in group discussion in class
Research London using the internet
Use video camera, digital camera, smartphone, ipad to record class visits.
Work towards a class presentation on a London theme.
What will we cover?
Visit places of historical and contemporary interest on foot, by bus and by tube
Famous London buildings, galleries and museums
Working with others
Finding out about London from books, leaflets, pictures, exhibitions and Internet.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Research London related topics
Improve skills in working with others
Use a digital video camera, smartphone, ipad or tablet on visits.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is for students with learning disabilities with an interest in finding out about London.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Vote on places to visit
Class visits with questions and answer about places, people and History
Small group work to find out and record information
Complete class quizzes on places visited.
Record what you have found out, with tutor support.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Advice on courses for people with learning disabilities and additional support for other Build courses is available on Tuesday 12.30-1.30 by appointment only. Please call 020 7492 2586 or email [email protected] to book an appointment.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details