We host adult learning courses on a range of other subjects

As well as a comprehensive range of equestrian related courses, the British Racing School also hosts adult learning courses on a range of other subjects.

Held on Saturdays, these workshops provide a calm and leisurely environment for you to learn new skills and develop existing ones. Training is provided by tutors with a wealth of knowledge and the classes are small and friendly. Courses are open to all and there’s no previous experience or knowledge necessary, just a desire to learn!

A three hour course costs £25.50 pp, while a five hour course costs £42.50 pp and has lunch included. Find out more about the courses on offer below or contact us adultlearning@brs.org.uk


This session is a follow on from the beginners session, if you have previous knowledge of photography but would like to improve your technique and learn more about how to use it this is the session for you, we will be taking images and using comparisons to get that special shot. We will explore the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Please bring along a DSLR camera.

Dates: 14th September

3 hour session. £25.50pp


These sessions shed light not only on narrative, but on the whole creative process. The course will help you get those words from head to heart, and onto page or screen.

Dates: 14th September

3 hour session. £25.50pp


This course will deal with the very basics of using a computer, it is designed for people who have either no knowledge or very little and would like to feel more confident with the basics.

Dates TBC.

3 hour  session. £25.50pp


This a must-do workshop for anyone wanting to learn the basics of  sales and purchase ledgers and enhance their knowledge in basic accounts and  getting to grips with the latest version of SAGE.

Dates: 14th September, 3 hour session. £25.50pp


Please register your interest for the Bookkeeping course which will take place in the New Year.


In this session you will have fun looking critically and creatively at the art and entertainment of film. This session will build on your love and knowledge of film, and you’ll come to appreciate each film more fully.

Dates: TBC

5 hour session. £42.50pp


Are you as fit as a jockey? This is a one off cardio session to see  the level of fitness required to be a jockey.  Fun session for you to see your score and get tips on how to improve your cardio fitness.

Dates: 14th September

1 hour session £10.00pp


This course is suitable for beginners or students with some knowledge of flower arranging. This Saturday workshop will enable you to develop confidence, knowledge and basic floristry skills and to gain experience in working with flowers and foliage, to create wonderful designs.

Dates: 7th December

Special 5 hour session. £42.50pp

An extra charge may be applied for sundries.

This is a taster of  fly tying, and learn the basics of casting, this is has limited availability and is ideal for beginners.


Dates: TBC

3 hour session. £25.50pp


This session is designed to help with relaxation and de-stressing techniques to help you cope with life in a positive and thoughtful way. Come and treat yourself to wonderful ‘me’ time.


Dates: 14th September

1.5hr session . £12.50pp

Have you wanted to improve your maths or English? These are informal classes that can, if wanted, lead to qualifications.

These classes are open to everybody, but are subsidised if you work in the racing industry.


Dates: TBC