- Enrollment for the September 2021 term
Enrollment for the September term will is now open. Classes start week beginning the 13th September and run for 10 sessions (please note the dates as there are gaps for half term and cake international. Scroll down to book.
What is on the new Student Page - only one page for all the classes
Schedule and Equipment Lists for all the classes
Links to the facebook private groups where the recordings will be stored. They take up to 2 days to upload (depending on the internet) and will remain there for you to watch whenever you wish. Please use the booking buttons below to book then request to join the relevant facebook group.
The zoom link for the live online class will be on the facebook page from the day you book. (Zoom links are also under "my bookings" in the members section. )
TIP - copy and paste your zoom code off that page (or in your bookings in the members section of the website) and the facebook page link into your phone, so all you need to do on the night is click
Class Covid Policy - Please read before booking a class.
Risk assessment on display in school room
Numbers restricted following guidance and subject to change
hand washing and hand sanitiser available
Forehead thermometer on entry
By booking a class you agree that you do not currently display any covid symptoms or had a recent positive test without a negative test following your infection. If you show symptoms, please take a test and do not return to class until you are negative.
Windows will remain open
On Weekly classes all students bring their own ingredients and equipment and take them home to wash up
The classroom is cleaned and sanitised - chairs, tables, water bottles, sink, bins emptied etc
All inclusive classes - all ingredients and equipment is available for you and set aside per student - please do not share tools. All tools will be cleaned after the class.
Please provide your own lunch for day classes.
In person attendance has been reduced to 4 with forward facing screens and social distancing in effect.
These regulations are subject to change according to guidelines and will be set in place as deemed safe for the size of the room.
Class Subjects September Term 2021
Please read covid regulations before booking a class
These are Bring your own classes and the Equipment list will be available the 26th July for you to prepare the neccessary ingredients and equipment for class. You don't need to purchase everything at once as you will see what is needed each week on the schedule.
Monday 10-12 13th September 10 weeks - Intermediate class (not including half term)
We will be making flowers: Astrantia, Scabious, Bouvardia, Double Hellebore, Clematis, Ranunculus, London Pride
I will be working in air drying clay and cold porcelain, but you can also work in sugar.
Monday 7-9pm 13th September 10 weeks (not including half term)
We will be making a yellow open rose with individually wired petals, forget me nots, wild cornflower and wild dog rose. I will be working in air drying clay and cold porcelain, but you can also work in sugar.
Tuesday 7-9pm 14th September 10 weeks not including half term
We will be making a scarecros model, wild poppy, daisy and wheat in a pot (not incl. the pot) and creating a hat box by icing a polystyrene dummy and decorating with painted cocoa butter flowers and a small arrangement of Gerbera, rose buds and leaves.
Wednesday 10-12 15th September 10 weeks (not including half term)
A flower class creating a corsage - flowers to be confirmed
NEW All Inclusive weekly Classes - book 1 or all 3
No need to bring anything to these classes except for yourself as all the ingredients are included and the equipment is available for you to use during the class. Book each class separately. Numbers are limited according to covid guidance from the welsh government.
Weeks 1-5 15/9 to 12/10 Sugar Flower Class I will be starting a new session concentrating on sugar flowers for beginners. This five week course will help you learn a beautiful Rose, pretty filler jasmine flowers and also Rose and jasmine leaves as well as colouring them and arranging into a posy and explaining how to safely attach to a cake.
Weeks 6-8 10/11 to 24/11 Modelling ClassThe second new session will be a three week modelling class. You will make a cute character, an animal and a person during this course which will break down the basics of modelling, how to use the tools and Saracino modelling paste which is perfect for modellers of all levels.
Weeks 9-10 1/2 and 8/12 Sharp edges cake covering class The final new session is a two week cake sharp edge cake covering class. You will learn how to split and fill a 6" cake, how to ganache, how to sugarpaste a board and on the second week you will learn how to cover the cake with sharp edges and fix to the board. We will also learn how to marble the paste we use, as well as how to use gold leaf for an elegant finish. A good finish is so important and is the perfect vehicle to display any decoration of your choice, so this is always a popular class.