HEaRTS Igbo School was established in February 2015 to provide language and cultural education for children and youths, and other members of the community who are interested in learning the language and culture of the Igbos. As a cultural organisation, IGBO HEaRTS is serious about the promotion and continued development of the Igbo language.
The vision under pinning the School is for Igbo Children and others who are interested, to learn the Igbo language, understand and experience the culture and be inspired by the family-centric and entrepreneurial way of Igbo life.
Autumn Term 2018Dates: 22nd September and 27th October.
Venue:Conference Room, Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6XF. (South Lake Entrance)
Time: Lessons run from 2.30 – 4.00pm.
Fee: £5.00 per child for each session.
The classes cover topics that can be used in every day context such as: greetings and common phrases, numbers, body parts, colours, household objects, time, shopping, food, alphabet, reading and writing. Words from topics will be repeated and also extended, (put into sentences) to consolidate learning.
At times the classes will be divided into levels of ability, in order to progress children at differing levels. For certain activities the 3 to 6 year olds will be in a group with the 7 plus in another group.
- Help children with homework
- Word practice at home – Igbo language to be used in everyday context
- Participation in organising presentations to children on different aspects of Igbo culture or being involved in event planning
- Dropping off and collecting children on time
- Parents can also volunteer as a parent helper to facilitate small group work, etc.
- Encourage native tongue speaking among our kids.