Shama provides a range of ESOL courses to help women improve their English language skills and play a more active role in the community.

Free English Classes for New Arrivals

  • These are aimed at women who have been in the country for less than 10 years and want to improve their English.
  • To qualify students must have a passport from outside of the EU.
  • Potential students should not have refugee or asylum seeker status
  • Classes are free for qualifying students
  • Students will be assigned a personal Mentor to support them throughout the course.
  • Classes are ongoing and run for approximately 3 months
  • Students can gain entry level 1, 2 or 3 ESOL Skills for Life qualification (Speaking and Listening)through ESB examining board
  • Free childcare available
  • Free pre-entry ESOL classes starting may 2014, ring to find out more

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Please ring to book your place on 0116 2514747.

This project and its actions were made possible due to co-financing by the
European Fund for the Integration of third-country nationals


Leicester College ESOL Classes at Shama

  • LeicesterCollege run a range of women only classes, with friendly female Tutors at Entry level 1 2 and 3.
  • Courses run from September through to June
  • Classes are free if your on qualifying benefits
  • Free childcare available