A message to all of our pottery fans and learners

A message to all of our pottery fans and learners

2021 is here. We haven't been in touch for a while but despite everything Bensham Grove Pottery is still going strong, as strong as we can under the current conditions. Tutors have been finding innovative ways of providing classes and there are still opportunities for...

Our Remote Education Offer

Our Remote Education Offer

Learners aged 16 to 19 will be able to access learning online through interactive video on google meet and google classroom. Vulnerable learners without access to suitable remote devices or at risk of being NEET, as per government guidance as recommended by the DfE,...

Are you a business thinking about taking on an apprentice?

Are you a business thinking about taking on an apprentice?

Chris Dougal from Engica an employer learningSkills have worked closely with, explains why apprenticeships are a great recruitment tool for businesses out there and with grants of up to £3000 available now has never been a better time! Engica who are part of the...

We are COVID Safe

Gateshead Council learningSkills have been working hard to keep our learners safe as they return to the classroom.  Have a look at our video so we can show you what we have done to protect our staff & learners at our Interchange Centre.    ...

Exciting plans for New Pottery Studio for Bensham Grove

Exciting plans for New Pottery Studio for Bensham Grove

Paper Kiln Firing Fun at Bensham Grove The Potters, Silversmiths and volunteers at Bensham Grove haven’t let the Coronavirus get in the way of an exciting plan to create a new studio for budding local potters at Bensham Grove Community Centre. The two groups have...

LearningSkills runners raise over £2000 for Heel and Toe

LearningSkills runners raise over £2000 for Heel and Toe

Three members of the learningSkills team have ran the Virtual Great North Run to raise money for charity. Although the 40th Great North Run was cancelled this year due to coronavirus, Nicola McDougal, Claire Law and Hannah Wood ran 13.1 miles on Sunday using the the...