Online Directory - British Sign Language and Deaf Awareness

Access to BSL

21 Wheatsheaf Close, Horsham, West Sussex RN12 5TH

What we do

I provide BSL classes to all ages and abilities, whether you are wanting to seek qualifications up to Signature level 3 or a more bespoke course for communication skills including Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. Taught in small groups up to a maximum of 3 people, this is a personalised and relaxed way to learn. Larger groups can be accommodated for work or social settings. Based in Horsham and teaching students from all over Sussex, Surrey and Kent including the Brighton and Hove area.

Rebecca Durkin

07810 484 462 / SMS: 07988 864 577

@accesstobsl

Enhance the UK

171 Narbeth Drive, Aylesbury HP20 1PZ

What we do

Enhance the UK is an organisation committed to assisting organisations to be more inclusive and make their services accessible to disabled and Deaf people. We do this by providing many services including training, audits and webpage translations.

Jennie Williams

0208 226 5055 / 07930 289 162

@Enhancetheuk

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College

1A Pelham Street, Brighton BN1 4FA

What we do

BSL (British Sign Language) – Intermediate. BSL – Introduction 10 weeks course, BSL – Introduction 20 weeks course and BSL - Introduction 30 weeks course.

01273 667 788

Hamilton Lodge School & College for Deaf Children

Walpole Road, Brighton BN2 0LS

What we do

BSL courses, Level 1 and Level 2.

01273 682 362

@HamiltonLodge

Love to Communicate

North Lane, Rustington, West Sussex, BN16 3PW

What we do

Love to Communicate offers something for EVERYONE! We offer BSL Level 1 and 2 Accredited Courses that are run academically. L2C also offer Family Signing sessions for up to 6 members of the family where you can learn to sign together. Baby and Toddler Signing Groups. After School Signing Club. One to one Signing Tutoring either to Learn the Language or to brush up your current skills. Short Introductory Courses in BSL for Beginners. And much more ...

Faye Delaney

ONCA Gallery

14 St George's Place, Brighton BN1 4GB

What we do

BSL Introduction to BSL short courses with Louse Gibson.

Lulu Evans

01273 607 101

@ONCAnetwork

PACA Adult Learning

Chalky Road, Portslade BN41 2WS

What we do

BSL Level 1, BSL Level 2 and BSL Level 3.

01273 422 632

@PortsladeAL

Talking Hands Coffee Shop and Studio

4 Standford Terrace, Station Approach West, Hassocks BN6 8JF

What we do

Talking Hands Coffee Shop and Studio is owned and run by an experienced team of deaf and hearing people, serving the community from sunrise until sundown. Communication Club: 10.30am-1pm, every Friday. BSL practice for all levels of signer, deaf and hearing. Communication Night: 7pm until late, first Saturday of every month. BSL practice for all levels of signer, deaf and hearing. We offer all levels of BSL courses, from a six week Taster to Level 6, as well as refresher courses and workshops. We offer training for the workplace including Deaf Awareness. We run quiz nights and craft and tasting events with a BSL Interpreter. For children we run regular clubs including a youth club, a kids BSL club and Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

John and Caroline Palmer

University of Sussex - Sussex Centre for Language Studies

University of Sussex Sussex House, Falmer Brighton, BN1 9RH

What we do

For 2020-21, we are currently only offering BSL Level 1 and Level 2.  BSL Level 3 is suspended until we can offer face-to-face teaching again. All courses and assessments are accredited by Signature - a recognised awarding body offering nationally accredited qualifications that cover the whole range of languages and communication methods used by deaf and deafblind people.

Kelly Richardson, Course Coordinator

01273 872 575

@SussexUniMAH