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Roundhill Adult Learning Centre

Roundhill Adult Learning Centre is one of our most established venues, having hosted learners for decades! The venue is located to the rear of Roundhill Academy, a 5-min walk to Thurmaston Shopping Centre. Roundhill Adult Learning Centre is one of our three dedicated adult learning centres in Leicestershire. The venue plays host to courses from across our entire GoLearn programme including Digital Skills, English, Maths, ESOL, Languages and Learning for Wellbeing. The venue benefits from a dedicated creative suite for courses like sewing, Drawing and Painting, and more.

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  • Roundhill Adult Learning Centre, 997 Melton Road, Thurmaston, Leicestershire, LE4 8GQ
  • Freephone 0800 988 0308
  • LALS.RoundhillBS@leics.gov.uk
  • Open: Monday to Thursday 9.00am – 3.30pm, Fridays 9.00am – 3.00pm

    Please note, these hours are term time only and that the venue will be open on reduced hours during school holiday period. Please call our freephone 0800 988 0308 to check if the venue is open, before visiting.

Travel to venue

Car parking

Roundhill Adult Learning Centre offers FREE parking to learners and staff. Spaces are shared with the staff at Roundhill Academy, so parking can be limited during traditional school hours. Overflow parking is available opposite the site entrance on Melton Road.

Bus services

The following bus services provide transport in and around Roundhill:

Choose How You Move!

Choose How You Move is a partnership project between Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council, funded by the Department for Transport. Their website (and app) is a one-stop-shop for travel information in Leicester & Leicestershire.

Use the journey planner to help you explore the different travel options that are available in Leicestershire.

Accessibility

Disabled Access

The external ground-floor classrooms at Roundhill Adult Learning Centre are fully accessible by wheelchair users. Due to the age and structure of the main building, completely step-free access is not available. Once through to main reception, the building is fully accessible from that point, with a stair lift available for the first-floor classrooms. Please call us on FREEphone 0800 988 0308 to discuss any access needs.

Toilets

The building is equipped with a disabled toilet in the external classrooms, and general toilet facilities in the main building.

Facilities

Each classroom is fully equipped with:

  • Interactive screens for teaching
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • Sinks and cleaning facilities for creative courses

Health & Safety

Copies of relevant centre policies related to Health & Safety are available on request from your local Business Support team. Below is some key information:

Fire Evacuation Procedure

During the first lesson, your tutor will talk through the Fire Evacuation Procedure and within the first few weeks do a walk-through practise.

If any learner should need help with leaving the building in case of an emergency, your tutor will complete a Personal Evacuation plan with yourself to ensure this help is in place.

Dynamic Emergency Lockdown Procedure (Run, Hide, Tell)

Dynamic lockdown is the ability to quickly restrict access and egress to the site or building (or part of) through physical measures in response to a threat, either external or internal. The aim of lockdown is to prevent people moving into danger areas and preventing or frustrating the attackers accessing the site or building.

  • Each of our centres holds the overarching procedure specifically related to the venue
  • All our centres display the “Run, Hide, Tell” awareness posters
  • The alarm can be used verbally or by use of a panic alarm

What can I learn?

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Better Mental Health

Our Better Mental Health courses are designed for anyone experiencing, or recovering from, mental ill-health.

More information about 'Better Mental Health'
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Digital Skills

Whether you are a complete beginner or want to grow your skills we have something for you! Our courses can give you both recognised qualifications that employers are looking for, and useful skills for everyday life.

More information about 'Digital Skills'
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English and Maths

Whether you are looking to brush-up on the basics, grow your confidence, or gain a qualification, our English and maths courses give you with the knowledge, skills and support you need to succeed.

More information about 'English and Maths'
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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Our ESOL tutors will support you to learn the language skills you need to be able to communicate in English. You will learn grammar and punctuation, writing and reading, and speaking and listening. 

More information about 'English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)'
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Languages

Learning a new language provides you with a new appreciation of diverse cultures and a new skill that can be used for business, work, holidays, and family life.  

More information about 'Languages'