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Family Pottery: Pots Around the World

Saturday 2 March 2019
12:30 - 14:30
10 Hours / 5 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Course description 


  Parents/carers and children work together to make pots ideas from around the world   using simple hand building pottery techniques and a potter's wheel as well as decorating and glazing. PLEASE NOTE: The adult whose enrolment details we have MUST be the adult who attends with the child(ren) each and every session of the course. 



Entry requirements


One adult + one child 7+



What you will learn


 Learn how to design, model, build and decorate your pot. Basic hand building techniques including pinch pots, slab pots and coiling pots will be covered. You will notice improved concentration, confidence, self – esteem and creativity.




How you will learn on this course


There will be demonstrations and mini lectures on each aspect of the course. Discussion on a group and individual level will take place. Much of the teaching will be one to one.




How you will be assessed on this course






Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)


Not applicable to this course.




What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time


 None expected but some research suggested for individual personal projects.




What you need for your course


An apron or old clothes are recommended.  




What you need to bring to the first class


 Note pad




 What you can do next


 Further courses in Family Learning and Neighbourhood Learning are available at The Learning centre Bexley - check out the website (www.tlcbexley.ac.uk), phone us on 0208 298 2842 or see our brochure (available in any of our centres).


If you need to improve in English or Maths have a look at the level 1 and 2 Functional Skills and GCSE qualifications we have to offer. The college advice and guidance department offers confidential guidance sessions too so if you need further help on where to go from here, get in touch.







Additional Information




Paperwork to help your learning




At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course.  Your tutor may ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals.


 This paperwork is a requirement of the College’s Quality Improvement Programme.






 The College Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)




The VLE may be used as part of this course.  You can register on the VLE at this address:  http://vle.lecb.ac.uk/




 Further information and careers advice




If you require any further information or careers advice please contact the College on 020 3045 5176


or email guidance@lecb.ac.uk




Venue Information




5 Brampton Road,




Kent DA7 4EZ 


Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath.


Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 


Car park available onsite.  Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed.


 For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking


 Please note:  This course outline is correct at the time of printing. Please keep for