Open Learning Centre

Brasshouse Open Learning is a resource and study centre for language learners .

Facilities include:

  • Internet
  • Films on DVD – English/MFL
  • Readers with CDs
  • Language course books
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • IELTS materials
  • Past exam papers including GCSE, A level, Cambridge exams
  • Dictionaries
  • Lending library: novels, books, DVDs and videos, IELTS materials, some grammar books

Tutorial system: 1-hour session with a tutor for catching up: £30

How can Open Learning support my studies?

Do you need to practise your listening skills? Borrow a reader and CD or a DVD, or watch satellite TV.

Would you like to use the internet for your language learning? We have 10 computers with internet access.

Do you need a quiet place to study? Open Learning is a quiet but relaxed atmosphere.

How much does it cost?

Student Type MFL per Term English per Term ESOL Skills for Life Summer Programme
Brasshouse Students £5 or £2.50 concession £10 Free £2.50
External Students £10 £20 n/a n/a

Enrol for a full year and get a discount.

When can I use Open Learning?

During term time: Monday – Friday 10.00 – 20.30
During holidays (including half term): Monday – Friday 10.30 – 16.30

How can I join?

Fill in an application form available from Open Learning. Pay the fee at Fees Desk in the reception area. Keep the receipt you are given.

When you go to Open Learning, you will be asked to leave your Open Learning card at the desk while using the facilities.