Pottery for Beginners: Tues 16 Apr, 09:30-12:15



This newly formatted course is offered over 8 weeks with each session being 2 hours, 45 minutes. The course will cover basic building techniques such as pinching, coiling, slab building, use of moulds and throwing. You will be introduced to different methods to colour and glaze your work. Each student is encouraged to produce their own creative pieces using the different methods demonstrated each week.


Am I right for the course?

Learners need to be 19 years old and have an interest in learning this creative craft.

Only suitable for those new to pottery/ have limited experience or those returning to the craft and require refreshing of the core skills. If you need any advice please contact acl@oaklands.ac.uk

The learners progress and achievement will be observed on an individual basis, with support and encouragement as required.

The course fee includes a material charge to cover the cost of clay, glazing and firing, up to a maximum weight of 1.5kg. If 1.5kg is exceeded then additional costs will apply.

Materials to be provided by the student: An apron, sketch book/notebook. Students will be advised on any further items they may require for individual projects.

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What Next?

You may wish to refresh or build on your skills with continuing with the next Beginners course or join Pottery (Improvers/ Experienced). Additional short or one-day workshops will be offered, including Vase in Day and our NEW Sculpture in Clay, 2 day course.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

In need of more advice?

Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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