The Northern School of Art has the most established National Saturday Club in the Tees Valley. We were a founder member of the club way back in 2009 and since that time hundreds of young people from Middlesbrough and further afield have enjoyed high quality teaching, masterclasses, and visits plus the chance to exhibit their work in London every year. Many of these talented young people have gone on to study with us and develop their career as a creative professional. The School is proud to serve our community in this way, each weekend more than 150 children and young people aged between 6 and 15 join us in our brand new Campus in central Middlesbrough enjoying our fabulous studio spaces.
Here at The Northern School of Art, we offer two very popular Saturday Morning Art Clubs (10am-1pm) for two age groups: 6-11 yrs. (Key Stage 1&2) and 12-15yrs (Key Stage 3&4). The Clubs cover a variety of art and design disciplines and are delivered in termly blocks. Saturday Club and National Saturday Club run on the below dates from 10am to 1pm. Please note that National Saturday Club starts a week later on 25.09.2021. Prices for Saturday Club: 4 Weeks Block £40 5 Week Block £45 6 Week Block £50 Please note, there is NO Charge for the National Saturday Club
Term One                            Term Two 18.09.21                                 06.11.21 25.09.21                                 13.11.21 02.10.21                                  20.11.21 9.10.21                                    27.11.21 16.10.21                                  04.12.21                                                11.12.21
Term Three                          Term Four 08.01.22                                 05.03.22 15.01.22                                  12.03.22 22.01.22                                 19.03.22 29.01.22                                 26.03.22 5.02.22                                   02.04.22 12.02.22
Term Five
At this time we advise people to make their payments over the phone if possible to help support our Covid-19 related safety measures. However if this is not possible we are still able to process payments at our reception. After each block, students can continue with another term of the Saturday Club, as the projects change every term. The above clubs are excellent for those already studying art and also those who are unable to study art due to their school curriculum but would like the opportunity to explore their creativity as well as those who just love art and want to explore new techniques and ideas. The Saturday Art Clubs are a unique opportunity for young people to develop new skills and experiences within art and design. The aim is to nurture young talent, build confidence, develop creative skills and independence through a range of art and design activities, such as painting, drawing, collage, design, digital and 3D such a ceramics, textiles and model making. Students will also learn about different artists and cultures and how their work can inspire their own art work and ideas. Saturday Club students get to experience working in a college environment which encourages long term progression skills and also the opportunity to explore their creativity and potential in a supportive, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Students come from lots of different schools and areas so there is opportunities to meet new people and make new friends. Our overall aim is for all students to develop new skills and confidence in an enjoyable, safe and inclusive learning environment. 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. Payment can be taken over the phone 01642 288000 or settled on the first day of class. All materials and equipment are provided.

Creative Kids!

More info and images of the Saturday Art Club 6 – 11 year group Key stage 1 & 2 art work can be found on our Facebook page @northernartsaturday Creative Kids.


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