These value oaks were commissioned and made by all the children at Dines Green Primary School in Worcester.
Each child made and painted a pottery leaf based upon one of the six school values. Quite a challenging task to make mini clay decoration symbolising notions of respect, resilience, reflection, curiosity, empathy and honesty!
A recent children’s owl & pussycat themed birthday party held in the Potting tent.
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If you are looking to make a little pottery over the Christmas holidays or need to bring the family together for a bit of creative fun, our opening hours are as follows:
Tuesday 19th Dec OPEN 10am – 4pm
Wednesday 20th Dec OPEN 10am – 4pm
Thursday 21st Dec OPEN 10am – 4pm
Friday 22nd Dec OPEN 10am – 4pm
Saturday 23rd Dec OPEN 10am – 4pm
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Wednesday 27th Dec OPEN 10am – 4pm
Thursday 28th Dec OPEN 10am – 4pm
Friday 29th Dec OPEN 10am – 4pm
Saturday 30th Dec OPEN 10am – 4pm
Sunday 31st Dec – Friday 5th January CLOSED
Saturday 6th Jan OPEN 10am – 4pm
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We’ve been busy of late transporting clay, tools and Flying Potter magic to educational settings all over the West Midlands.
During the first part of the Autumn term we worked with the following schools, exploring a range of curricular themes and topics in clay.
‘Secret Garden’ inspired outdoor terracotta sculpture at Suckley Primary.
Whole school tile panel in the shape of school logo at Broadwas Primary.
Individual ‘Owl Babies’ with Nursery and YR R at Old Church Primary.
Potter’s wheel workshop with YR4 at Glascote Primary
‘Fire of London’ houses with YR2 at Woodands Infants.
Iron Age huts with YR4 at Finstall First School
Pinch pot Diwali lamps with KS1 at Leominster Primary.
We usually start a session in a school with a discussion about the many uses of clay and pottery. When posed with the question “what objects do you think of when you think of pottery?” the children’s answers are predictable – mugs, cups, plates, bowls…. etc. Not so at Finstall First School in Bromsgrove! A YR4 had us in stitches with his answer “old people!” lol
Some stereo types are so deeply ingrained!