School Site Visit

The Old Pottery, glazing room and fireplace

The Old Pottery, glazing room and fireplace

Museum Visits

Museum visits can incorporate sketching and a tour of the museum including watching pots being made on the wheel. Pupils can explore the old pottery with its original kilns and equipment as well as the new museum and exhibition area. Visits provide the basis for projects incorporating elements of heritage, geography, science, literacy, maths, local history, myths and legends and art and design. We can also arrange bespoke tours and activities.

Entry to Museum Only

Maximum of 32 students with accompanying adults. A typical visit lasts between 1-2 hours including an optional 32 minute video. Curriculum resources in the Teacher’s resource pack available to download can help you make the most of your visit.
Pre -booking is required.

Cost:

  • Groups with fewer than 10 students are FREE (Adults pay £6 entry fee)

  • Larger groups are charged at £3 per head (1 adult FREE per 5 children)

Entry to Museum with Guided Tour

One hour tour for a maximum of 32 students with accompanying adults. A typical overall visit lasts between 1-2 hours including an optional 32 minute video. Curriculum resources in the Teacher’s resource pack available to download can help you make the most of your visit.
Pre-booking required.

Cost:

  • £ 4 per head (1 adult FREE per 5 children)

Entry to Museum with Guided Tour and Throwing Demonstration

One hour visit for a maximum of 32 students. Demonstrations take place on a Bernard Leach Kick Wheel in the old pottery. The throwing demonstration illustrates the key stages of the throwing process.

Cost:

  • £ 5 per head (1 adult FREE per 5 children)

To book please complete a booking form and return it to education@leachpottery.com