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Textiles - Art & Design

The Art and Textile Design course focuses on creative skills, techniques and processes associated with fine art textiles and fashion, exploring both decorative and constructed textiles. This course extends the creative skills and experiences of GCSE, exploring a wide range of media, materials, artists and processes. A personal approach to skills development and the exploration of textiles is encouraged.

At a glance: Textiles Design A Level

Specific Entry requirement: Grade 6 in Art and Design or Textiles. If you have not studied art at GCSE you will be required to present a portfolio of work during departmental interview.

Teacher to contact: Mrs Gemma Gibson

Is this the course for you? Are you interested in: Textile media and materials? Fashion design?  Fine art textiles?

Progression: A recognised qualification for degree courses. Several of our students have gained places on BA Courses without taking a Foundation Course. Careers in Fashion Design, Fashion Retailing and Management, Textile Design, Art Textiles, Interior Design and other creative industries. An ideal qualification for teaching at all levels

Teaching Methods: Studio practice with two specialist teachers. A series of specialist textile technique based workshops linked to the personal study element of the course. Visits to major contemporary exhibitions and museums.

Exam Board: Pearson Edexel