LWN Political School: Making Your Mark - Online Only


LWN's Making Your Mark course is designed to help establish what makes you special politically; it will support you in sharpening your personal narrative, and boost your resilience to the challenges of political activism and public life.

The course will consist of three 1.5 hour sessions and one 2 hour session across 4 weeks, plus preparation and homework.  In order to benefit from the trajectory of the course, participants must attend every session, so please only apply if you can commit to ALL the dates/times of your chosen course.

Course Dates and Time
Courses will be run on the following dates;

** March 2022 ** 
Week 1 - Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 8pm till 9.30pm
Week 2 - Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 8pm till 9.30pm 
Week 3 - Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 8pm till 9.30pm 
Week 4 - Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 8pm till 10.00pm 

** January 2022 ** FULL
Week 1 - Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 8pm till 9.30pm
Week 2 - Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 8pm till 9.30pm 
Week 3 - Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 8pm till 9.30pm 
Week 4 - Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 8pm till 10.00pm 

** November 2021 ** COMPLETED/ FULL
Week 1 - Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 8pm till 9.30pm
Week 2 - Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 8pm till 9.30pm
Week 3 - Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 8pm till 9.30pm
Week 4 - Tuesday, 07 December 2021, 8pm till 10.00pm

(More dates will be added as courses fill up)

LWN Membership and Course Fees

All LWN’s training opportunities are heavily subsidised by LWN members and our fundraising efforts, therefore this course is only open to LWN members.  If you’re not a current member of LWN, you will need to join prior to submitting your application form, you can JOIN HERE, and you must continue in LWN membership for at least 12 months. 

The charge for this course is;
LWN Member Rate: £35, or our

Solidarity Rate: £50 We really appreciate this as it adds an extra donation which goes towards our bursary scheme, training programs and campaign work. 

The Jean Black Bursary Fund is open to any LWN member who is on a low-wage, on benefits, or is a single parent.  If you are successful in gaining a bursary place for this course, the cost will be reduced to £5.  If you wish to apply for the bursary, please complete the relevant section in the application form.

All fees must be paid in advance, by the deadline set by LWN, should you be successful.  

To get the most out of this training, participants need to have at least one year’s membership of the Labour Party before doing this course; this is because you need a basic working knowledge of the Party in order to benefit from what we offer.

Just a few of the comments we've received from graduates of our courses: 

***** Absolutely loved the course, I found it extremely useful for my own political development *****
***** It made me feel like I was making progress in an otherwise fairly stagnant period *****
***** It was like gold dust *****

From experience we know there is a very high demand for this training and each course has limited places, hence why we have a rigorous application process.  We advice you to get your application in as soon as possible, think about your strengths and weaknesses, shout about your achievements, share your aspirations and let us know how our training may assist you in the future, all within the application form.


Please note: You are able to fill in the application form via your mobile phone or tablet however it is easier on a desk/laptop - click here for the application form