Pottery & Ceramics: For All (B09024CC21)

This course has already started but spaces might still be available. Please call us on 03456 01 01 61 or email enquiries@aspiresussex.org.uk for more information.


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£67.21
Total cost£353.21


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

What is the course about?

In the instance of a Government imposed lockdown if this course cannot be moved to online it will be paused until it is able to begin again. No refunds will be made due to a Government imposed lockdown.

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
West Sussex
PO20 1LR
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?

This course allows for continuation to the next pottery course, though you can try your hand at other three dimensional craft courses such as Woodcarving.

Course Location

Ormiston Six Villages Academy
Lime Avenue
West Sussex
PO20 3UE