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Award in creative craft

Posted on: 6 July 2022

You will be taught in a small, friendly, and supportive group where you will have the opportunity to gain confidence and make new friends. You will explore different materials and craft techniques and projects. You… More

Award in creative craft: FULL

Posted on: 6 July 2022

You will be making several personalised images using printmaking techniques, including printing using press print and monoprint techniques to make your unique prints. You will also make images using stencils and collage techniques. As well… More

Creative textiles

Posted on: 6 July 2022

You will learn several textile techniques including needle felting, hand embroidery, appliqué and weaving. More

Day at the museum

Posted on: 6 July 2022

We will visit a local museum or art gallery and be inspired by what you see there. You will explore and learn about the exhibits at the museum and discover how things are made. You… More

Drama

Posted on: 7 July 2022

On this course you will contribute your ideas for a performance to share with family and friends. The outline of the story was written on a previous course, but you will choose your character and… More

English and maths

Posted on: 21 July 2022

You will be working at your own pace on the aspects of English and Maths that you want to improve. You will be learning in small steps for greater success and learn the skills that… More

Exploring colour theory

Posted on: 29 June 2022

On this course you will follow instructions to produce a colour wheel which will help you mix the paint colours you need for all your art projects. You will learn all the ways that you… More

Exploring sketching

Posted on: 29 June 2022

On this course you will follow instructions to draw a selection of easy pictures which you can add colour to with paint and coloured pencils. You will learn tips and tricks to produce better drawings… More

Exploring watercolour

Posted on: 29 June 2022

On this course you will start to paint with water colours and explore the different ways that they can be used. You will discover what fun water colouring is and produce amazing pictures to keep. More

Newton’s place in history: notable Newtonians

Posted on: 7 July 2022

Each week you will learn about the History of Newton Abbot. Do you know any Famous people from Newton Abbot or the local area? You will be researching some “Famous Locals” of your choice. More