Tactile CPD workshop – Primary School Teachers

Venue details
BCB Studio at ACAVA Spode Works, Elenora Street, ST4 1QQ

Join the artists from the 2023 British Ceramics Biennial Tactile Project Space to explore ceramics tile heritage, reusing clay materials and how to link ceramics to science.



About the Tactile CPD workshop

This 90-minute CPD workshop for primary school teachers will take you through the processes used in the Tactile Project Space. It will demonstrate how you can combine clay with seeds to create a project for your students that links to the science curriculum and encourages their creativity. You will explore how you can use the ideas and techniques in this session to develop your own project with your students in school.

Learn more about the Tactile Project Space.



Curriculum Links 

Key Stage One 

  • Science: Working scientifically, Plants and the environment, Everyday materials. 
  • Art: using a range of materials, sharing ideas, art and design techniques, learning about a range of artists 

Key Stage Two 

  • Science: Working scientifically, Plants and the environment, States of matter, Properties and changes of materials 
  • Art: developing techniques with different materials, increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design



Where does this CPD workshop take place?

BCB Studio at ACAVA Spode Works, Elenora Street, ST4 1QQ

There is a pay-and-display car park on the Spode factory site on Elenora Street.



How to book

Book your free ticket for the Tactile CPD workshop via the link on this page. You will receive an email confirmation when you book.



In-person Access:

  • This venue has flat access via lift
  • We have a portable Loop for those who need it, please email ahead of the event if you would like to use this system (info@britishceramicsbiennial.com)
  • We will share a resource pack after the event including summary notes and other relevant links and resources

If there is anything we can do to support your participation in the event please email info@britishceramicsbiennial.com.



About Clay School

The Clay School project is part of the Clay & Communities programme, delivered through a partnership between British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) and Partners in Creative Learning (PiCL). Clay & Communities is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), which is managed by the City of Stoke-on-Trent Council.

Learn more about Clay School.