At School of Clay Arts, we believe in providing a conducive learning environment and a safe space for our studio members as well as anyone who has taken time to experience the SOCA approach. We pride ourselves on facilitating fruitful learning experiences for the interested and the initiated. You will find below, an overview of what we offer for Beginners or the Casual Hobbyists.  


We offer a one-off pottery class for those who'd like to experience SOCA's perspectives towards artisanal pottery-making and teaching style.

We value small-class sizes, a supportive environment for self-expression and learning together.

Intro to Pottery Workshop (2.5 Hours. Max 7 Pax)

Individual Booking and Group Rates Available

Suitable for anyone age 13 and above, our pottery trial class offers a cosy ceramic studio experience and attentive guidance for anyone to create their vessel of choice.

View our upcoming workshop schedule here


Contact us for your group booking requirements

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates now available for your loved ones. Gift the gift of a delightful tactile experience today!

<Intro to Pottery Workshop> (Valid till DEC 2021)

Write in to us at and we will personalise your gift certificate for the lucky one(s).


We offer foundational courses for the absolute beginner or anyone who are keen to review their understanding of the methods employed in pottery and/or ceramic crafting today. 

Structured to contextualise what the different modes of making have to offer while breaking each techniques down into basic steps for clarity, students will be encouraged to explore variations and creative applications of techniques over the duration of our courses. 

After each course, students have the option of choosing to take up our Studio Membership to continue refining and practising the techniques learnt. 


SGD 280 for 4 sessions. 2.5 Hours per session. 

This serves as an introduction to the world of hand-built clay objects and its associated techniques. Students will be exposed to the functional and artistic possibilities that the coil, slab and pinch construction offer alongside glazing and decorative possibilities such as Shinogi, Hakeme and Nerikomi. Our price is all-inclusive of a set of pottery tools, provision of all materials and firing of 3 objects per student. 

Book our next Course intake here  


*We require students to undergo 'Pottery Fundamentals: Handbuilding' prior to taking up this course

SGD 290 for 4 sessions. 3 Hours per session.

This course aims to clarify the essential standards in the discipline of throwing one must work towards. Step-by-step instructions on centering, coning and building cylinders remains the priority of this course. Forming of various shapes, throwing off the hump will be demonstrated and explained. Techniques in trimming foot rings will also be revised.

Bookings can be made here. 


Studio Membership (Independent Practice)

$180 for 4 sessions  *4 weeks validity unless Public Holiday

Suitable for independent practitioners who require ready access to studio equipment and materials.  We recommend all learners to undergo our <Pottery Fundamentals: Handbuilding> before taking up our Studio Membership. 

Studio members have access to 4 different clay bodies, SOCA blend of studio glazes, and the most reputable equipments in the industry. Our studio is equipped with Shimpo Whisper potter's wheels, Brent extruder, Northstar slab-roller and Nabatherm chamber kilns.  

Firing is charged separately at $28 per KG for any double-fired (bisqued and glost) item.

Contact us about our Studio Membership Pass

Please respect studio hours and factor in adequate time for cleaning up. Studio Hours are subject to the studio's availability/bookings.

Important Addendum

  • Speciality clay or glazes for individual projects can be purchased at SOCA.
  • To protect other people's work, we will not fire works with glazed bases.
  • As storage is limited, any uncollected work may be disposed of after 1 month.
  • Students are liable for replacement costs for damaged kiln shelves caused by their work sticking to our kiln shelves.


Please write to us stating your requirements and we will get back to you

Holiday Pottery Programmes for Children (Indoor)

Holiday Clay Programmes for Children (Outdoors)

Ad-hoc Personal Consultation/ Studio Practice

Cone 5 and Cone 8 Electric Firing Service

Private Pottery Workshop

Ceramic Workshops for Schools

Tile Art Co-Creation Projects 

In-Studio Teambuilding and Teambonding Activity

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