African Djembe Drumming Ages 5-11 (Family Learning) Print this page

Dates: 19/02/19 - 19/02/19
Days: Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00
Sessions: 1
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: F20002C09JG
Fees: Standard - £5.00
Concessionary - £5.00

Course Information

To book your place/s please contact our Sutton Centre on 020 8289 4700 or Wallington Centre on 020 8773 5880

What are the overall aims of the course?

On this course you will learn the history of the Djembe, how to play a traditional West African Djembe song and perform as a soloist making your own rhythms. You will be working as a group and closely with your child/ren to learn and improve.

Family Learning courses are designed to provide parents, grandparents, carers and
their children an opportunity to learn together

What will I learn on the course?

Produce different notes on the Djembe drum.
Play as a soloist and as part of a group.
Play two and 3 different rhythms as a group.
Use strategies at home to improve your child/ren learning.
Be more active in support of your child/ren learning and development

Are there any entry requirements?

No more than two children per adult on courses where children attend.

How will I be taught?

Classroom based (including practical work where applicable)

How will my progress be checked?

Informal assessment in class

Does the course have any features I should be aware of?

You should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions, demonstrations, health and safety information relating to you and your child.

What do I need to bring with me to class?

Please wear suitable comfortable clothing, trousers are preferable.

How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?

Additional support on family learning courses may be provided via a volunteer if appropriate

All learners are entitled to use our iClick - Computer & Digital Learning Centre. For more information please see or contact

There is free guest Wi-Fi available in the College

Can I receive advice and guidance about further education opportunities and careers?

Yes. To find out more about what may be available to you please contact our Advice Team. See

What can I do after the course has finished?

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