Ceramics (W)

Ceramics (W)

On this practical course, you will learn how to pinch, coil build, press-mould and slab build. The emphasis will be on decorating and texturing the clay to make functional ware for your home. There will also be opportunities to learn how to make wheel-thrown ceramics.  

Learning Outcomes

 By the end of the course you will have been given the opportunity to:   • acquire basic knowledge of the medium • gain skills and confidence in working with clay • develop an understanding of the possibilities and limitations of the medium • find and develop techniques to encourage creativity  

Your Tutor

Sarah Went is a professional potter who sells and exhibits her work in galleries and craft fairs across the country. She is a participating member of Anglian Potters and Cambridge Open Studios. Her work focuses on wheel-thrown functional wares.


Tuition fees: £110.00
Materials Costs: £16.00
Total Cost: £126.00


No. of sessions: 8

Day Date Times
Wed 16/05/2018 18:30-21:00
Wed 23/05/2018 18:30-21:00
Wed 06/06/2018 18:30-21:00
Wed 13/06/2018 18:30-21:00
Wed 20/06/2018 18:30-21:00
Wed 04/07/2018 18:30-21:00
Wed 11/07/2018 18:30-21:00
Wed 18/07/2018 18:30-21:00

Your next step

Pay by credit or debit card over the telephone. Please call the Adult Education Office on 01223 278002 Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 4pm during term time and Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm out of term time.

Pay by cheque, made payable to Hills Road Sixth Form College. Please send you cheque together with a completed enrolment form, which you can find by clicking on ‘How to Enrol’ on the left hand side, to the Adult Education Office, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PE. Please enclose a SAE if you require a receipt.

Please note full refunds can only be made if a class is cancelled or closed at the discretion of the College, or if you cancel your enrolment no less than two weeks before the course starts.