Pottery & Ceramics: For All (LDB418CC22)


Ormiston Six Villages Academy, Chichester


18:45 - 20:45


2 hours x 22 sessions

Malcolm Fieldhouse

03456 01 01 61

Cost breakdown

Tuition fee£286.00
Materials fee£68.00
Total cost£354.00


Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)

What is the course about?

You will design and make a range of pottery and ceramic artefacts. During the course you will learn how to prepare different types of clay, as well as techniques such as pinching, coiling and slabbing or throwing and turning on the potter’s wheel. You will learn about decorating techniques, such as graffito, slip, glaze, oxides and more. The tutor will support you to work, whilst using best practise health and safety methods.

What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?

This course is designed for those looking to develop their creativity in a supportive group environment. The group is a mix of beginners and experienced potters.

What do I need to bring with me?

Pottery, smock or old clothing; Sketchbook or notepad for ideas (including photographs and notes); Pen/pencil; Recommended books are to be purchased locally, examples of which will be on display.

Are there any additional costs?

If you don't already have one you, will be required to purchase a tool kit. Clayman are our local suppliers or you maybe able to purchase online. Clayman Supplies Morells Barn Lower Bognor Road Lagness Chichester West Sussex PO20 1LR England Tel: +44(0)1243 265845 Students will need: 6372 Needle £2.18, 6182 & 6184 Modelling Tools £1.54 each, 6300 Potters Knife £4.05, 6330 Clay Cutter £1.28, 6124 Turning Tool £4.68 TOTAL £15.27 + VAT Allow £10-£15 per term.

What can I do next?

You might also like to progress to other Aspire Sussex courses developed to improve your skills for everyday life, employment, health and wellbeing or to explore a personal interest, see below.

Learning for Life: Develop your skills to support greater independence, including digital skills and skills to support family learning. Courses available include: Computer Skills for Beginners and Improvers, Microsoft packages, Creative Writing and British Sign Language.

Learning for Work: Develop your skills for the workplace, including to improve the chance of getting a job or to progress at work. Courses available include; Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills English and Maths, Digital Skills qualifications, and GCSE English and Maths.

Learning for Health & Wellbeing: Develop your skills to support personal wellbeing including confidence and independence through healthy body and mind and improved nutrition. Courses available include: Yoga, Mindfulness, Cooking/Nutrition and Art for Wellbeing.

Learning for Personal Interest: Develop skills to support your quality of life, gain cultural enrichment and personal fulfilment, encourage social interaction. Courses available include: Textiles, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Drawing and Painting, Pottery, Photography and many more.

Detailed information on or all these courses and many more can be found online or in our brochure. If you have any questions, please ask your tutor or contact aspire on 0345 601 01 61 or visit our website at www.aspiresussex.org.uk

Course Location

Ormiston Six Villages Academy
Lime Avenue
West Sussex
PO20 3UE