Plaistow school to host new-style learning cafe

Want to get into studying or work? Birkbeck, University of London, is running ‘Learning Cafes’ – a five-week course of free study sessions - throughout June.

They will be hosted at New City Road Primary School, Plaistow June 14 to July 12 11am-12 noon and at Rebecca Cheetham Nursery and Children’s Centre, Stratford, June 20 to July 18-2pm.

Friendly spaces where you can try out different subjects to help you find out what really interests you, cafe sessions include looking at how a higher education qualification can help you find a way into their chosen career, as well as an opportunity to find out about the new funding system and how to finance further study.

To find out more contact Chris Thompson on 020 7631 6666 or or visit