Primary School watercolour workshops


Penguin watercolour workshop by Reception at Chantlers Primary School, Bury October 2016        St Mary's Failsworth. Egypt in watercolour. 25th November 2016

‘Penguins’  By Reception.  Chantlers Primary.  Bury           ‘Egypt’  Yr  4  St Mary’s, Failsworth, Manchester

20170524_104851 (2)         Year one. Lowry watercolour workshop at Daisyfield Primary Blackburn. 17th Jan 2017

‘Titanic’  by Tyler Yr 6 Longshaw  Junior School, Blackburn            ‘Lowry’   Yr 1 Daisyfield Primary.


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Hugh with year 5 in the Isle of Man                                  Parents & Children painting.  Shaw Wood Academy, Doncaster.


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‘Poppies’  Shaw Wood Academy Doncaster 14/5/17                  ‘Under the Sea’   Longshaw Junior


“A wonderful experience with every child engaged”        Head teacher Joan Williamson, Whittaker Moss Primary, Lancashire.

“Your children will be motivated and successful”     The Times Educational Supplement.


Artistic understanding & knowledge are woven into a truly inspirational 60 minute watercolour workshop, for up to 30 children per class.

National Curriculum based topics & themes tailor made to suit all age ranges from Reception to Yr 6.

Example of a workshop for four classes in a day;  (flexible)

1    9.15am  to 10.15am

2   10.30am  to 12noon      (this time slot is also suitable for two Reception classes who only require 30 minutes)

3.  1.00pm to 2.00pm

4.  2.15pm to 3.15pm

Please note, the above timetable allows for a minimum of 15 minutes preparation time between each class workshop

Hugh has a Degree in Education from Manchester University with Distinction in the practice of teaching .  He was awarded ‘outstanding’ from Ofsted in 2012. He has taught Art throughout the UK, including the Isle of Man, in Turkey, the USA, and aboard the QE2.

He uses a strategic whole class approach to boost creativity and accelerate pupils learning.

all art materials and art equipment are included in Hugh’s one-day fee of £295

Please note that if you necessarily require more than four classes in any one day, each extra class will be charged at 25% of the daily rate.