Kiln Work: Working With Clay Within The Classroom Environment 
Do you want to know how to work with clay, so that you can teach ceramics in your school?

Do you have a kiln in your school but you don't know how to use it?

Would you like to establish a ceramics area within your school and are not sure how?


If you answer yes to any of these questions, this course is for you!

The Working with Clay in the Classroom Environment course is aimed at student teachers and teachers in either secondary or primary school. You will have the opportunity to gain an insight into the practical and technical aspects of working with such an exciting and tactile medium in the classroom environment.
Clay
 
Time:
The course will run over 2 full days

Aim:
To cover both practical and technical aspects of working with clay, from making to firing.

Course Content:
In depth teaching will focus on how to fire a kiln correctly and safely and include:
- Working with clay as a material (building/forming)
- Storage
- Health and safety issues
- Glazing and use of colour
- Firing
- Overcoming the limitations of the classroom environment

Kelly Campbell graduated from Cumbria Institute of the Arts with a First class honours degree in Design Crafts, majoring in both printed textiles and ceramics. She went on to complete a Master's degree in ceramics at UWIC, passing with a distinction and gaining an award for her academic achievement. She is currently undertaking a PhD.

Kelly has had a number of public exhibitions of her work and is also involved in a number of Ceramic based projects. She teaches on a number of ceramic based undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Kelly is truly passionate about the subject of Ceramics and its further development as a subject and is keen to share this with you through this Working with Clay in the Classroom Environment course.

£200 per delegate

28th and 29th October 2010

For more information and to book onto the course, please contact the Enterprise Office.