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My jewellery education 2011

I do like to think all my options through and so have spent a lot of time thinking about how best to complete my Higher Metal Clay Diploma, mostly at Mid Cornwall School of Jewellery. The diploma is made up of the following seven parts
Art Clay level 1 Art Clay level 2 Introduction to Bronze and Copper Clay Grade 1 Metal Clay for beginners Grade 2 Metal Clay Intermediate Skills Grade 3 Metal Clay Advanced Grade 4 Metal Clay Design and Construction
There is an alternate grade 4 class called 'Teaching Metal Clay Effectively'. I have no doubt that I would learn from this but as a qualified teacher with a Post Graduate Certificate in Education in the Post Compulsory and Training sector I already have a higher qualification. Plus I have ten years experience as a teacher. I feel the design and construction module is going to be a lot more challenging for me and so I have decided to do that.
I have already completed my Art Clay Level 1 at the London Jewellery School so only 6 courses to go! I…

Jessica at the London Jewellery School

I have enjoyed attending classes at the London Jewellery School this year. I have always had excellent, experienced tutors and they have a wide variety of courses available. I have just watched a BBC programme which featured the founder of the London Jewelery School which I found very inspiring. She has achieved a lot at a young age. The LJS is expanding and I am confident that the location (in Hatton Garden) and the number of diverse classes will ensure it remains popular.
I had posted a link to the programme but unfortunately it is no longer available to view on BBC iplayer so I have removed the link.

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