At The Northern School of Art's beautiful new campus in the centre of Middlesbrough, we offer a range of very popular Saturday Morning Art Clubs. Scroll down to find out more about National Saturday Club for 13 - 16yrs on this page. Please note this is National Saturday club and students have to be nominated by their school teacher.
All clubs run from 10am to 1 pm and National Saturday Club is for students that are 13 - 16yrs old. There is NO Charge for the National Saturday Club, however students must be nominated through their school by their teacher or can apply through About our clubs The aim is to nurture young talent, build confidence, develop creative skills and independence through a range of art and design activities. We now offer two pathways, Art & Design and Film & Media find out more about each one below. Students are able to participate in multiple projects, yearly master classes with industry professionals such as Jason Bruges and, participate in the annual National Saturday Club Summer Show at Somerset House in London! Please scroll to see term dates below!
Art & Design Students will cover skills such as painting, drawing, collage, design, digital and 3D such a ceramics, textiles and model making in a safe and inclusive learning environment. Students will also learn about different artists and cultures and get to experience working in a college environment which encourages long term progression skills. We have young people from lots of different schools and areas so there are opportunities to meet new people and make new friends. Film & Media Supported by the British Film Institute, the Film & Media Saturday Club celebrates and explores the breadth of film and screen from production, editing and sound design to VFX, scripting and animation. Every Saturday, the Club will bring the film and screen industries to life, creating the perfect space for you to discover a vast array of future possibilities in this dynamic sector. Industry experts and professional tutors will guide you through the programme, developing your skills, building your confidence and sparking your imagination! Session Information The course is delivered by experienced and specialist tutors from The Northern School of Art. Each session is three hours starting at 10.00am and finishing at 1.00pm with a mid-morning break. Parents are not required to stay for the duration of the class. We ask that students bring with them refreshments for break time and wear old clothes that they don’t mind getting messy. The courses all run at our Middlesbrough Campus on Newport Road. After each block, students can continue with another term of the Saturday Club, as the projects change every term. Our Saturday Clubs are perfect for students already studying art and those that do not have creative courses in their school curriculum. They are a unique opportunity for young people to develop new skills and experiences within art and design.
Please find the terms and dates for this award! All classes run from 10am to 1pm every Saturday.
Term 1 16.09.2023 23.09.2023 30.09.2023 07.10.2023 14.10.2023 21.10.2023
Term 2 11.11.2023 18.11.2023 25.11.2023 02.12.2023 09.12.2023 16.12.2023
Term 3 06.01.2024 13.01.2024 20.01.2024 27.01.2024 03.02.2024 10.02.2024
Term 4 02.03.2024 09.03.2024 16.03.2024 23.03.2024
Term 5 20.04.2024 27.04.2024 04.05.2024 11.05.2024 18.05.2024 8.06.2024

Film & Media National Saturday Club

Art & Design National Saturday Club

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