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We are here to provide the opportunity for the people of Wolverhampton to learn a foreign language and to learn about other cultures. We are a non-profit making venture and are not in receipt of government funding. There are no external examinations but learners are provided with ample opportunity for regular assessment and timely feedback. Teaching and learning materials are supplied to the learner free of charge on a weekly basis.

our tutors

Della rainey

My name is Della. I have worked in the Primary Education sector for 17 years and approximately 12 of those years in language support. I have taught for Spanish in Wolverhampton since 2018. My main qualification is a Degree in Language Studies with French and Spanish. I have a passion and a drive for learning foreign languages and thrive on supporting others along their language learning journeys. I believe that in order to successfully learn a foreign language, you must have a solid foundation in terms of knowledge and understanding of the language. With my knowledge and experience, I will do my very best to ensure that you understand the fundamentals.


BA (Honours) in Language Studies with French and Spanish


17 years within the primary education sector.

12 years language support in a primary school.

5 years teaching Spanish to adults.

martin relph

My name is Martin. I have a wide experience of teaching Spanish and managing  international exchange programmes for students in education and for those in work. I have a passion for learning about different cultures and for foreign language learning. I have travelled extensively as an independent traveller throughout Spain and Latin America. I have an expert knowledge of the peoples, politics and range of cultures to be found in the Spanish-speaking world.


FHEQ Institute of Linguists Diploma in Spanish

Certificate in Education

MA in European & International Studies


32 years within the futher education sector.

28 years managing international exchange programmes.

30 years teaching Spanish to adults and adolescents.

microsoft teams

The platform used for the online classes is Microsoft Teams. You will therefore need to download Microsoft Teams on the device you will be using for the classes. Click on the link below to download Teams.


Yabla uses a technique called video immersion and it is a great tool for learning a language.The Spanish in Wolverhampton language school has a multi-user subscription with Yabla. This costs each student £8.50 per year. Students joining in September will pay a pro-rata fee as the subscription runs from April to April. All students must subscribe to Yabla as part of the course. Each week you will be set an assignment to complete that will be monitored by your tutor via the Yabla website. This will form a major part of your directed study. Click on the link to find out more about Yabla.

face-to-face tutorials

Students on all courses, apart from the Beginners course, will meet periodically for an informal face-to-face tutorial at the Great Western, Corn Hill, Wolverhampton WV10 0DG. For the Advanced class, the tutorials will be arranged to coincide with the Wolverhampton Spanish Language Meet-up.

Social activities


There will be a number of planned social events throughout the course including film nights, meals and cultural events.

Educational visits


A 5-day visit to Spain is planned for mid-June 2024. Cost will be approximately £250 per person for flights and accommodation. This will provide a unique opportunity to put your language learning into practice!

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