Courses

Accepting change|

Change is a necessary and inevitable part of our daily lives.  How we view and respond to these changes has a direct link to our emotional resilience.  The way we...

Date & times

Monday 31 January 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

An introduction to mindfulness|

Mindfulness is a skill which we can all learn. It involves an ability to become aware of what is happening in the present, moment by moment rather than being on...

Date & times

Thursday 20 January 2022 at 2pm-4pm

Thursday 17 March 2022 at 2pm-4pm

Venues

Online only

An introduction to personality disorder|

This workshop is for people who are interested in learning about what personality disorder means and how it may affect them or somebody they care about. It will include:- An...

Date & times

Tuesday 29 March 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

An introduction to poetry|

This course is designed to give students the space to develop an understanding of different poetry styles and the skills to be able to create such poetry themselves. Over 4...

Date & times

Thursday 28 April 2022 at 10:30am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only

Aromatherapy|

Would you like to hear how aromatherapy could improve your wellbeing? This short workshop is aimed at anyone who would like to find out more about the history of essential...

Date & times

Friday 4 March 2022 at 10am-11:30am

Venues

Online only

Arthritis and you|Coming Soon

This workshop aims to provide information and awareness of ways of living well with arthritis. In this session you will gain:- An understanding of what arthritis is in all its...

BADASS (a combat workout)|

Brought to you by Bounce Dancefit, this combat, cardio & conditioning class will have you getting into shape in style. This easy to follow session will have you toning muscles,...

Date & times

Tuesday 19 January 2021 at 11am-11:45am

Venues

Online only

Boogie bounce (join for as long as you like over a year period)|

Do you want to try a new, fun and different type of activity to help with your fitness? Boogie Bounce uses High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T) techniques to maximise the...

Date & times

Wednesday 3 November 2021 at 10.00am-11.00am

Venues

Online only

Boosting self-confidence|

Join us in this workshop, hosted by our partners Live Well Wakefield, to look at how having low self-worth may make us feel, wats to help us change the way...

Date & times

Monday 14 February 2022 at 11am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only

Capoeira – pronounced “cap-o-ay-ra” (join for as long as you like over a year period)|

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art disguised as dance and performed to musical instruments and traditional Brazilian songs. It is composed of specific offensive and defensive movements and, unlike in...

Date & times

Monday 1 November 2021 at 5:30pm-6:45pm

Venues

Online only

Caring for me & you|

Carers Wakefield & District are proud to announce that they are now able to offer the ‘Caring For Me and You’ self-management course for carers and are delivering this through...

Date & times

Tuesday 26 April 2022 at 9:45am-12:15pm

Monday 5 September 2022 at 10am-12:30pm

Venues

St. Giles’ Centre, St. Giles' Church, Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AT

Wakefield Town Hall, Wood Street, Wakefield, WF1 2HQ

Christmas floral art design – WORKBOOK AVAILABLE NOW|

Come along and have fun with flowers and floral art design, even if you’re a beginner! With our experienced and qualified florist, you can learn how to make a festive...

Coming soon…|

Check back here next term to see what accredited courses we have available.

Coping with life by using relaxation|

This workshop, facilitated by Live Well Wakefield, will help you to: Identify what relaxation is and the benefits Identify what we could do to relax Have a go at a...

Date & times

Monday 7 March 2022 at 11am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only

Coping with pain|

This workshop, facilitated by Live Well Wakefield, will help you to: Meet and share with others who live with chronic pain Look at additional tools/techniques for managing persistent pain problems...

Date & times

Friday 21 January 2022 at 11am-12pm

Venues

Online only

Couch to 5K|Coming Soon

Over the course of 8 weeks we  will take you from total running beginner through to completing a 5km Parkrun event. We will follow the NHS Couch to 5K scheme...

Creative writing|

Have you ever wanted to write an article for a magazine, a short story, a poem or even a book? Why didn’t you? If the reason was that you lacked...

Date & times

Thursday 3 March 2022 at 1:30pm-3.30pm

Venues

Online only

Dare to share (creative writing)|

Calling all creative writers… This group is to share your writing; be that short stories, prose, or poems to build confidence and gain valuable feedback from tutor and peers. You...

Date & times

Tuesday 11 January 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

Dyslexia awareness|

This informal dyslexia awareness session, offered in partnership with Managing Dyslexia, aims to provide attendees with a better awareness of what dyslexia means, help them to recognise the signs and...

Date & times

Thursday 10 March 2022 at 10:30am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only

Enhancing self-care & wellbeing|

Self-care is important to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself so that you can transmit the good feelings to others. Feelings of wellbeing are fundamental to the overall health of an individual, enabling them to successfully overcome...

Date & times

Thursday 3 March 2022 at 2pm-4pm

Venues

Online only

Exploring resilience|

Our ability to stay mentally well during those difficult times is what we call ‘resilience’.  Resilience however, is not simply a person’s ability to ‘bounce back’, it also includes our...

Date & times

Tuesday 8 March 2022 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

Feeling positive, busting stress|

This workshop, facilitated by Live Well Wakefield, includes: Identifying how stress could affect you Raising awareness of things you can do to reduce your stress Learning a few stress busting...

Date & times

Thursday 10 February 2022 at 11am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only

Fire safety in the home – practical training|Coming Soon

Have you ever wondered how you would actually use a fire extinguisher if you needed to? Perhaps you’re not certain how you might safely find your way out of your...

For those that give too much: Everyday stress|

Life can feel pretty relentless at times.  There are always things to do, responsibilities to oversee and people to please.  At times we can go to bed cross with ourselves...

Date & times

Wednesday 2 March 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

Freedom from fibromyalgia|

This introductory course will provide an overview of fibromyalgia, what it is and how it effects people in different ways. Throughout this course we will explore the different areas of...

Date & times

Monday 14 March 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

St. Giles’ Centre, St. Giles' Church, Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AT

Grow Wakefield Edible Gardening Clubs|

If you enjoy gardening, want to learn to grow your own food and would like to meet other who share the same interests then Grow Wakefield’s Edible Gardening clubs may...

Grow Wakefield Fieldhead Gardening Club|

If you enjoy gardening, want to improve your physical and mental health, and would like to learn to grow your own food why not come along to our Edible Gardening...

Improving your sleep|

This introductory workshop could be for you if you are interested in understanding ways of improving your sleep. During the workshop we will be talking about: Stages of sleep How...

Date & times

Monday 7 February 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

Knowing more about dementia|Coming Soon

This workshop, facilitated by local Dementia Friends Champions, will support people to understand the environmental challenges that can be experienced by someone living with dementia and how making simple changes...

Learning more about IBS (face to face or online)|

Sometimes just listening and learning helps when you have a diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This non-medical course is facilitated by 2 people with over 40 years lived experience...

Date & times

Monday 28 February 2022 at 12.30pm-3.00pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

Lifting your spirits; Enhancing inner strength & wellbeing|

The course, offered in conjunction with Spirit in Mind, aims to provide participants with the opportunity to explore, experience and develop 7 spiritual tools (meditation, visualisation, appreciation, listening, play, creativity,...

Date & times

Thursday 27 January 2022 at 2pm-4pm

Venues

Online only

Managing anxiety (Male only/Female only)|

Join us for this three-session course to better understand and develop skills for managing anxiety. This involves learning mindfulness techniques, breathing exercises, grounding exercises, information about CBT techniques, and general...

Date & times

Tuesday 25 January 2022 at 1pm-2pm

Tuesday 8 March 2022 at 1pm-2pm

Venues

Online only

On yer bike! (join for as long as you like over a year period)|

Have you got an exercise bike sat at home collecting dust? Then give it a clean and get on board with our spinning class! (We can now provide an exercise...

Date & times

Tuesday 19 October 2021 at 6.30pm-7.30pm

Venues

Online only

Overcoming anxiety|

Do you want to gain an understanding of anxiety? Then this workshop, delivered in partnership with Spirit in Mind by Pastoral and Spiritual Care’s Nirmala, may be for you. It...

Date & times

Thursday 17 February 2022 at 2pm-4pm

Venues

Online only

Pottery for beginners|Coming Soon

This short course will teach basic skills in working with clay, coiling skills and also simple decoration skills. Equipment will be provided, however students need to be aware they will...

Recognising burnout|

Join us in this workshop to discover what the term ‘burnout’ means.  You will explore different factors relating to burnout and the signs and symptoms that are commonly associated with...

Date & times

Friday 11 February 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

Small acts of kindness|

Join artist Saima Kaur to share stories of kindness that you have received or given – small acts that have brought you joy and made life a little easier. With...

Date & times

Wednesday 9 March 2022 at 11am-1pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

Speak their name|

The Yorkshire Speak Their Name Suicide Memorial Quilt Project has been founded by two people bereaved to suicide, with the aim of supporting others bereaved by suicide across the region...

Date & times

Monday 28 February 2022 at 10am-12pm

Monday 6 June 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

St. Giles’ Centre, St. Giles' Church, Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AT

Stroke Awareness|

Would you know what signs to look for if you thought someone may be having a stroke? Have you suffered a stroke yourself, or care for someone who has? Would...

Date & times

Wednesday 16 February 2022 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

The Horizon Plan – For parents of young people who self-harm|

Delivered by The Youth Mental Health Foundation (a non-profit CIC registered in England), The Horizon Plan is an online course that focuses on guiding the parents of young people who...

The Recovery College Music Appreciation Society (new date out soon)|

“Music has charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” Seventeenth century English dramatist William Congreve. Music Therapy is a tried and tested method...

Date & times

Thursday 9 December 2021 at 2pm-3pm (if we've got a great discussion happening though, we can finish a little later than 3pm)

Venues

Online only

THRIVE|Fully Booked

Live the life you want to live.  Join these female-led, supportive and empowering wellness sessions for women, in which meaningful wellbeing activities for self development and healing can be learned,...

Date & times

Friday 11 March 2022 at 10:30am-12:30pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

Understanding and managing self-harm|Coming Soon

This two hour workshop, brought to you by our partner Battle Scars, aims to provide students with a better understanding of self-harm, as well as tools and ideas on how...

Understanding eating disorders|

During this two hour workshop, brought to you by our partner Battle Scars, students and tutors will have an open discussion around eating disorders, aiming to increase awareness of the...

Date & times

Thursday 17 February 2022 at 12:30pm-2:30pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

Wild things (join for as long as you like over a year period)|

This online course aims to engage people in nature and their local environment, allowing people a distraction from the Covid-19 crisis situation and isolation. It aims to teach people new...

Date & times

Monday 25 October 2021 at 11am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only

Yoga (join for as long as you like over a year period)|

Do you want to exercise or find a physical activity that doesn’t look as exhausting as some others? Why not give yoga a go? Yoga is an ancient form of...

Date & times

Friday 5 November 2021 at 10am-11am

Venues

Online only