Accredited Skills Provider for the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Silver & Gold Award.

Gain your DofE skill and gain a skill for life!

We run ‘Remote After School Courses’ as well as ‘Flexi DofE Courses’

Why not gain an essential life skill as well as your Gold, Silver or Bronze DofE Skills Award?

Learning to Touch Type will help you when completing your Personal Statements, Application Forms, online work and so much more!

Flexi Course Details

Independent Weekly Sign In with Qualified Teacher Supervision

Our popular Flexi DofE course enables you to learn to touch type at a time that suits from anywhere!  Both our Flexi and our Remote courses count as an Approved Skill for the Bronze, Silver & Gold DofE.

How will this work?

Once you have registered for the course you will be given the programme and sent a colour coded keyboard in the post.  We will email you Top Typing Tips and a Progress Report to download.

The course will run for a 12 week period.  Each week you will be set tasks to complete and once you have done these, we ask that you submit your Progress Report.

We will then set you the following week’s lessons.
You will need to send your report through by the Monday of each week so that we can register it and set your work for the following week.

We will also ask for weekly short video clips just to check your typing technique.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for our students who would like a more flexible course.  As it is a DofE course Pupils must commit to completing the tasks given for at least an hour each week, over a 12 week period.   It is a perfect course for our overseas students too.

How will we get support?

Philippa and Clare will be available each week to help with touch typing technique and to go through the different stages of the programme.  They will monitor the Progress Report and videos weekly and give individual feedback for each student. At the end of the course they will complete and upload your Assessor Report.

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QWERTkids is a great way for children to learn to touch type. The DofE accredited course meant that, over 12 weeks, my son was able to complete the skills section of his Silver Award during lockdown.

Remote DofE Course Details

12 Week Remote Course with online support from 2 Qualified Teachers throughout!

How will this work?

Once you have registered for the course you will be given the programme and sent a colour coded keyboard in the post.

The course will run for a 12 week period. Each week you will sign in to your chosen session via Zoom. Clare and Philippa will be online throughout to guide your through the programme and to monitor correct finger placement and boost wpm.

You will then be set a small amount of homework for the following week.

Who is this course for?

This course is an Approved Skills Award for Bronze, Silver and Gold DofE students.

How will we get support?

Philippa and Clare will be online throughout each session to help with touch typing technique and to go through the different stages of the programme. They will monitor each individual student, giving continuous advice and feedback. At the end of the course they will complete and upload your Assessor Report.

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