Cornwall College

At Cornwall College Saturday Club, we aim to make use of all the college art and design facilities, giving young students aged 13 to 16 the chance to explore Photography, Drawing and Painting, 3D and Ceramics, Textiles and Print, and Digital Design.

Our Saturday Club is friendly and informal, and students enjoy the social benefits of working alongside like-minded people from many different schools and home education settings. With no curriculum or assessment requirements, we are free to let ideas evolve, get involved with local projects, shape sessions to the student’s interests, and seize creative opportunities when they arise, which means every year ends up being different.

As part of the National Saturday Club programme, the Club will also take part in three National Events: the London Visit, in which Members create a pop-up self-portrait exhibition and visit the capital’s leading museums and galleries; a Masterclass with an industry professional; and the Summer Show, where all Club Members from around the country exhibit their work at Somerset House, London – all for free.

 

Autumn 2019 – Summer 2020

Cornwall College
Trevenson Road
Pool
Cornwall TR15 3RD

Seeing all the artwork (at the London Visit) gave me an urge to make more art.

Club member, Cornwall College

Saturday Club has given my daughter a great opportunity to discover her creative side which in turn has helped her to express herself and work as part of a group. All of this has given her the confidence to speak and share freely with others. It is an invaluable Club with an inspiring teacher. I feel lucky she has the opportunity to take part.

Parent, Cornwall College

The Saturday club has been a fantastic opportunity for my son to try various different arts, many that he wouldn’t normally get to do. I think it has been great for his confidence and he has built friendships with all of the other students. It has also been good for him working in groups (which he has really enjoyed), being able to work on large pieces of art and be able to express his own artistic style that you often can’t do in school. He always comes home very enthusiastic about what he’s done each week and eager to tell me all about it.

Parent, Cornwall College

This my daughters 3rd year at Art&Design Club and looks forward to it every week. She has made good friends, had fantastic experiences and has grown socially, emotionally, and academically. Her GCSE art has benefited from the skills she has learnt on Saturdays. Hazel, the Club tutor is great and lets the young people express themselves freely in their work. Our daughter has become more confident in finding her own voice.

Parent, Cornwall College

The Saturday Club is so beneficial. My daughter gets to experience and learn about so many different mediums of art. It provides her with a huge sense of achievement, accomplishment and helps to build her confidence. She also gets to make new friends with children from different schools.

Parent, Cornwall College

It’s a celebration of the year’s work, and amazing to be part of something that is so large, diverse and high profile.

Hazel McGregor, Tutor, Cornwall College

It’s a celebration of the year’s work and amazing to be part of an event that is so large, diverse and high profile.

Hazel McGregor, Tutor, Cornwall College

Thomas Randall-Page, inflatable design

Contact

Thank you for your interest in this Saturday Club. You must be aged 16 or over to send us your email address to request information about a Club. If you are aged under 16, please ask your parent or guardian to fill in the form on your behalf. When you request information about this Club, we will pass on your details to the Saturday Club organiser at Cornwall College and retain a copy of the request.

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