National Craft & Making Saturday Club: Furniture

Course overview

The National Saturday Club programme is FREE and open to 13–16-year-olds of all abilities. It aims to introduce young people from across the UK to the world of craft and making, creating valuable opportunities for them to develop their creativity and practical skills.

Our National Craft & Making Saturday Club – Furniture members will have the unique opportunity to study the process of designing and making furniture at City of Oxford College’s renowned centre of excellence, the Rycotewood Furniture Centre. They will work with wood and gain an understanding of the importance of retaining traditional craft practice, whilst ensuring that these skills and materials evolve and remain relevant in the modern world.

Club members will also take part in Masterclasses with industry professionals including the QEST Alumni and will have the opportunity to visit museums and galleries. There will also be an end-of-year Summer Show, and Graduation Ceremonies.

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Please note: by enrolling to a National Saturday Club at Activate Learning, you will be part of the National Saturday Club, taking place across the UK. We will be required to share the data of those enrolled with the National Saturday Club for administrative purposes.

Dates: Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec 7, 14, Jan 11, 18, 25, Fe 1, 8, 15, Mar 8, 15, 22

The aim of the course is to provide young people with a safe space to build their self-esteem and confidence by exploring their identity and talents.

There are no formal assessments for this course.

The Club is equally suitable for anyone with an interest in art, design and woodwork, of all abilities.

There are many creative options to explore at our Activate Learning colleges, once you have completed your GCSEs. We are confident that you’ll find a course that matches your interests and aspirations!

You might consider moving onto:

Furniture Making Level 2 Diploma

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