The Adult Education team have several courses coming up this October and November, which may be of interest to our parents and carers..

You can enrol on the courses by clicking on the links for each course or they can contact the Adult Education team by emailing [email protected] or by phoning 01189 743797.

Fun with Time

To enrol: Multiply – Fun with Time (

Gain confidence in how to support your children with telling the time and the fun ways you can support their learning at home. Discover the different methods used to teach time in school and the expectations of each year group.

Introduction to managing your child’s anxiety

To enrol:

The Introduction to Managing your Child’s Anxiety course is an interactive, tutor led course, run over two sessions on Zoom. It is aimed at parents of primary school aged children. The course is run with a small group of learners so there is time for everyone to talk and ask questions as you gain more understanding around the causes and effects of anxiety, signs of anxiety in children and simple tips for families to use to manage everyday worries.

Building your child’s resilience

To enrol:

Coping with emotions is important for happiness and wellbeing. Help your child recognise, understand and accept feelings and to express them in appropriate ways. Learn to help your primary school aged child to deal with negative feelings and cope with stressful life events over a two-session course.

Terrific Timestables

To enrol for 19 October course: Multiply – Terrific Timestables (

To enrol for 2 November course: Multiply – Terrific Timestables (

Gain confidence in how to support your children with learning their timestables and the fun ways you can support them at home. Discover the different methods taught in school and expectations for each year group including the year 4 national timestables test.

Business Maths essentials

To enrol: Multiply – Business Maths Essentials (

This course will support learners to understand the financial terms used in businesses e.g., profit, costs, turnover and revenue. You will explore the different Maths calculations used to determine financial information and look at key topics such as applying a discount or mark up on goods, different types of interest, fixed and variable costs and how this is captured in a business plan, as well as stock management within a business setting. This is suitable for anyone who may be starting up a new business, wishes to feel more confident with numbers used within business or those wishing to practice these skills for their day-to-day job, or to upskill to apply for a new job or voluntary role.

Understanding your pay slip

To enrol: Multiply – Understanding your Payslip (

Do you understand everything that is on your payslip and what it all means? This course is designed to support learners with understanding the information provided on a pay slip including pay periods, National Insurance, and tax. It is a practical course which will look at the types of calculations used to help explain the deductions from the money that you earned.

Excel at Budgeting

To enrol: Multiply – Excel at Budgeting (

Have you thought about using Excel for your own personal budgeting purposes? Learn how to manage what you spend against your income or budget using basic formatting and maths functions in Excel. This is aimed at people with a basic knowledge of using Excel and is part of the Multiply initiative.

Fun with Time

To enrol: Multiply – Fun with Time (

Gain confidence in how to support your children with telling the time and the fun ways you can support their learning at home. Discover the different methods used to teach time in school and the expectations of each year group.

Learn with Lego

To enrol: Multiply – Learn with Lego (

Learn how to use Lego with your children for more than building! Explore basic maths and gain confidence in using the Lego to help you child count and measure and explore mathematical problems of symmetry and patterns. This course is aimed at parents / carers of pre-schoolers and infants.

Wokingham Adult Education also run courses in English, IT skills and courses to help with employability skills – find out more at

With kind regards,

Hannah Lee

Multiply Project Coordinator

Wokingham Borough Council

Email: [email protected] Tel: 07787892659

Wokingham Borough – a great place to live, learn, work & grow and a great place to do business


Important message

School Information

(Updated 10 April 2024)

Dear Parents & Carers, 
Welcome to another fantastic term at Emmbrook Junior School. We hope you’ve all had a fabulous holiday and a well deserved rest. Pleas find a below a list of dates for the coming term. This list is not definitive and may be subject to change (so make sure you keep an eye out for emails) but should give you a good idea of what’s coming up this term. 
Many thanks from the EJS Team

15th April First Day of Term

17th April Year 4 America Day

18th April – PTA committee meeting (7pm)

26th April – PTA Comedy Night

6th May Bank Holiday

6th – 12th May Deaf Awareness Week

20th May – Y6 Trip to Marwell Zoo

23rd May – Exhibition Morning

27th May Bank Holiday

27th May – 31st May Half Term

3rd June Inset Day (School Closed)

6th June – Y5 Trip to Lego Land

7th June – PTA Ice Cream Fridays begins

12th June – Y4 trip to Blue Reef Aquarium

22nd June – PTA Summer Fair & Circus

26th June -Transition Day

8th July – Year 6 Production (1.30pm)

9th July – Year 6 Production (6-7.30pm)

10th July – Y3 trip to Roald Dahl Museum

11th July – Sports Day

18th July – Year 6 Leavers Party, 6.30-8.30pm

19th July Last Day of Term 2pm finish

You can find term dates for next year on our website.