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Welcome to the South Solihull
branch of Cygnets Art School

Term time classes, holiday workshops and private tuition for ages 5+. Traditional drawing, painting & sculpture, combined with unique projects, experienced teachers, & professional quality materials

Art Lessons & Classes in South Solihull

If you're in search of art classes for children in South Solihull, your quest ends at Cygnets Art School. With our team of experienced artist-teachers and an inspiring array of art lessons, we guarantee an enriching and enjoyable art-learning experience.

Our art classes serve a dual purpose: honing children's technical skills and offering a creative platform for self-expression. We continuously infuse freshness and engagement into our classes by introducing novel techniques and igniting creativity through innovative projects and activities.

At Cygnets, we firmly believe that learning art should be an amalgamation of fun and intellectual stimulation. Recognizing the uniqueness of each student, we customize our projects to cater to individual needs. Our aim is to nurture a profound understanding and appreciation of art, fostering a lifelong connection to the art world. Our classes are meticulously designed to unlock the full potential of each student, cultivating the essential skills and confidence needed for artistic growth. Don't hesitate to reach out to us for further details and to embark on this artistic journey with Cygnets Art School.


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Encouraging your children to explore the world of art is an ideal way to reduce screen time and engage them in hands-on activities. As a professional fine art school, we offer a wide range of techniques, from sketching to sculpture, ensuring there's something for everyone to enjoy!

For those seeking personalised guidance or aiming to elevate their skills, we also offer one-on-one instruction. If you're eager to learn more about our class offerings and how to enroll your children, please feel free to reach out to us today!


South Solihull
Term Time Classes

After School & Saturday Classes for Ages 5+. Each term covers a new, exciting theme where students have the chance to explore an array of techniques & mediums across the classes.


South Solihull
Holiday Workshops

Every half term & school holiday for ages 5+. Each workshop covers a different project, with a new skill or material to master. Students can attend individual classes or full days/ weeks.

"My son loves this weekly art class. The teachers and assistants are so friendly and helpful, and he always comes home with amazing works of art. I’m so impressed at all the different methods and mediums they’re learning."

- Elisabeth

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Alex O'Donoghue

Cygnets South Solihull is run by Alex O’Donoghue and classes are taught in Dorridge and Central Solihull. Alex is an experienced primary school teacher, with over 20 years teaching experience, who has a background in fine art and design.

Alex combines her love of art, with her expertise in teaching, to enable children to produce pieces of artwork that demonstrate their full potential.

Being creative has always come naturally to Alex and in her spare time she enjoys painting, drawing and upcycling furniture.

 Headteacher | Cygnets South Solihull

One-to-One Tuition

Ages 5+

Private one-to-one tuition, at your home, with one of our experienced artist-teachers. Ideal for scholarships/ college applications; GCSE/ A-Level preparation, or just for fun! Classes can follow our set curriculum, or explore topics and mediums of the student’s choice. Please get in touch for availability.

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Private Classes & Parties

Ages 5+

Private group classes for two or more students, at your home, with our experienced artist-teachers. Perfect as a one-off birthday celebration, or weekly group class with siblings or friends. Students can choose from our enormous catalogue of projects, with everything provided by us. All you need is a table and chairs! Please get in touch for availability.


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