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YMCA Southport

81 Hoghton St, Southport PR9 0PR

 Spring Term January-March 2023

New courses on January 11th (Wednesdays)


1- Jan 11th  2- Jan 18th  3-Jan 25th  4- Feb 1st  5- Feb 8th

6- Feb 22nd  7- March 1st  8- March 8th  9- March 15th  10-March 22nd​

No session on February 15th

La Jolie Ronde

Award winning Programme

We have opened now Spanish courses in Southport. Our lessons work using the La Jolie Ronde methodology which is the best programme for early language learning and has been used in schools throughout the UK and Ireland for over 30 years.
With these classes the children will benefit from a progressive and structured Spanish programme, giving them confidence and over time will start to speak, listen, write and read independently.  

La Jolie Ronde programmes are accessible to join at any point during the term because it works with the repetition of phrases and key vocabulary.

Our classes are fun and active where children learn through playing, singing and dancing, that's why children love the sessions online and face to face.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in your child having the benefits of learning Spanish.

We open courses with at least 6 students.

Milo y Mapi Toddlers
3-4 yrs 


3:45 to 4:15 pm

This nursery programme from La Jolie Ronde is a great way for parents to introduce your child to Spanish at a young age, the emphasis is on familiarity, repetition and having fun!. Children learn through everyday topics that they are familiar with such as "All about me, growing up, the zoo, the supermarket, my birthday etc.


Las Aventuras de Mifu y Tina
5-7 yrs


4:20 to 4:50 pm

Las Aventuras de Mifu y Tina contains lots of stories, songs and games allowing children to learn Spanish in a fun way by taking an active part in role-plays and drama.

With Las aventuras de Mifú y Tina y los juguetes, oral and aural skills are given priority. Children chant, sing, play games and have great fun acting out the stories. The programme is carefully structured and enables children to use their knowledge of simple Spanish language creatively, confidently and with imagination.

Hola Pedro y Carmen
8-12 yrs


4:55 to 5:25 pm

This programme is designed for 8 to 12 years olds.

Hola Pedro y Carmen is an exciting Spanish journey where the children will learn different topics like transport, the house, places, days of the week, months of the year, animals, ask for food & drinks, shops, clothes, the alphabet etc. It stimulates the imagination whilst learning through songs, dance, role plays, conversation, reading, listening and writing activities.

Buenos días España
10-13 yrs


5:30 to 6:00 pm

This is designed for 10 to 13-year-olds and can be used as an introductory language programme for children in their final years at Primary school and the beginning of Secondary.

It is more complex than Hola Pedro y Carmen.

The vocabulary and language structures are reinforced with listening, speaking, reading and writing activities.

The Classes provide:

  • Structured and planned lessons to enable continuity, progression and

     achievement of goals.

  • Sessions led by native Spanish speakers.

  • Small, fun classes with children of a similar age.

  • Conversation, basic grammar, games, role-play, stories and crafts.

  • Enhanced DBS certificate from the UK and the Mexican, and Colombian equivalents.

  • Public liability insurance.

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