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WPCC Virtual Coffee Mornings


See below to find out the latest dates for our WPCC Virtual Coffee Mornings.

Next WPCC Virtual Coffee Morning - 5th May

Wednesday 5th May 10.30am to 11.30am
Theme: Free Online Courses to Help and Support Parent Carers

We hope you can make our next Virtual Coffee Morning on Wednesday 5th May at 10.30am. We are repeating the session we had planned to run on 10th March, which we were unable to deliver due to the impact of power cuts. The theme of this session will be Free Online Courses to Help and Support Parent Carers. A parent carer who has experienced free online courses run by the Family and Community Learning Team will be joining us to explain from a parent carer’s perspective, what the opportunities are and what courses are like.

No Need to Book: just join us on the day and you can dip in and out as you choose.

How to Join: Please our virtual coffee morning from your computer, tablet or smartphone using this [link].

You can also dial in using your phone.
United Kingdom: +44 330 221 0088

Access Code: 208-944-693

Please Note: If you haven’t used GoToMeeting before, you will need to download the app in advance so you are ready for when the session starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/208944693


Worried you’ll forget? Complete this [very short form] and we will send you a text reminder a day before the session.

Worried you won’t be able to remember how to join on the day? Information is on our website calendar [HERE]. We will also post weekly reminders in our newsletters.

All the details are also on our poster (Virtual Coffee Mornings - May 2021) which you might want to print and keep as a reminder. Also please see our website calendar: [WPCC Online Coffee Morning May 5th].

WPCC’s March Virtual Coffee Morning – Theme: Free Online Courses to Help & Support Parent Carers – 10th March 2021


We are continuing our Virtual Coffee Mornings and we hope you can make our next one on Wednesday 10th March at 10.30am.

The theme of this session will be Free Online Courses to Help and Support Parent Carers. A parent carer who has experienced free online courses run by the Family and Community Learning Team will be joining us to explain from a parent carer’s perspective, what the opportunities are and what courses are like.

No Need to Book: just join us on the day and you can dip in and out as you choose.

Worried you’ll forget? Complete this [very short form] and we will send you a text reminder a day before the session.

Worried you won’t be able to remember how to join on the day? Information will be on our [What’s On Parent/Carers’ Calendar on our website]. Simply click on 10th March 2021 and you will find a link that will take you to all the information you need. We will also post weekly reminders in our newsletters.

All the details are also on the poster (Virtual Coffee Mornings - March 2021) which you might want to print and keep as a reminder.

WPCC’s Next Virtual Coffee Morning – Theme: How To Set Up A Virtual Meeting For Beginners – February 10th 2021


We are continuing our Virtual Coffee Mornings and we hope you can make our next one on Wednesday 10th February at 10.00am.

The theme of this session will be how to set up a virtual meeting for beginners. Together, we will explore how to set up and use ZOOM for free. Through this session, we plan to explore the features of ZOOM and explore possible opportunities (e.g. quizzes etc.) that you can use to set up sessions to meet with and chat to friends and family, or even build self-support groups.

You Need to Book to Attend: We are asking people to register for this session, just to give us an idea of how many people to expect. To book your place, please click: [BOOK].

Everyone who has booked will be sent a link, meeting ID and a passcode to join the session.

Worried you’ll forget? There is an option to give us a mobile number in the booking form so we can send you a text reminder nearer the time.

Worried you won’t be able to remember how to join on the day? Don’t worry, we will email everyone who has registered the link, meeting ID and passcode. Information will also be on our [What’s On Parent/Carers’ Calendar]. Simply click on [10th February 2021] and you will find a link that will take you to all the information you need. We will also post weekly reminders in our newsletters.

All the details are also on the our poster (Virtual Coffee Mornings - February 2021) which you might want to print and keep as a reminder.

Bookings close at 5pm on Sunday 7th February 2021

Family and Community Learning Taster Session Info

Many thanks to the Family and Community Learning team who came along to our WPCC coffee morning on 13th January to run a wellbeing taster session for parent carers to give them a flavour of what the team’s free, online courses are like.

For those of you who weren’t able to make it, or for those that would like to see them again, here are their presentation slides from the coffee morning.

The team also wanted to share some posters on other courses starting this month:
Confidence Boosting Courses
Working in Early Years

To keep an eye on the other courses they have available, please follow this article on our [website]