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May 16th, 2022

All the staff at The Learning Place would like to share some news with you all!   We had our OFTSED inspection at the beginning of April and are happy to announce that we have achieved a GOOD grade overall! Follow this link to read the report! click here   We would like to thank … Continued

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Staff at The Learning Place support Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

May 16th, 2022

Last week the staff at The Learning Place proudly supported Mental Health Awareness Week by wearing green 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem of some kind each year in England [1]. 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem (like anxiety and depression) in any given week in England … Continued

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**Public Notice**

February 17th, 2022

Due to the Amber weather warning in place for Portsmouth tomorrow we have made the decision to close the centre for Friday 18th February 2021. If you have a class/appointment with us tomorrow you will be contacted by your tutor either tonight or tomorrow. Please check emails, voicemails etc. Stay safe and we will update … Continued

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Live, Laugh, Learn With Us

We aim to offer high quality courses at the best value. Our courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the majority are free. For courses with a fee, there is a reduction for those on income-related benefits.

If you want to know more, or can’t find what you’re looking for, please drop-in to The Learning Place on Derby Road, or phone us on 023 9262 1860 or email us at

We will be pleased to help you find the course you are looking for.

Latest Courses

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Cook Yourself Gluten Free

Tuesday 7th June - Tuesday 5th July | 10:00 - 12:00 | Fee - £40/Reduced - £32

With more and more people becoming gluten/wheat intolerant this course will teach you delicious and easy recipes for you too enjoy!

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Family Learning

Our Family Learning services help parents to learn how their children are taught at school, to enable adults to answer their children’s questions in a way that matches lessons, avoids confusion and increases their own skills.

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The Community Learning Service offers Business Administration, Customer Service, Health and Social Care, and Team Leader. We are Portsmouth City Council’s in house training provider and welcome apprentices working from other organisations too.

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The Learning Place, 6 Derby Road, North End, Portsmouth, PO2 8HH

023 9262 1860