Art: Textiles

A Level

This is a fine art textiles course which will offer you the opportunity to explore a wide range of textile techniques.

Overview

This is a fine art textiles course which will offer you the opportunity to explore a wide range of textile techniques.

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Assessment:

Coursework (60%) Controlled Assessment (40%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in GCSE English Language or Literature, grade 4 in Maths and grade 5 in GCSE Art & Design or DT Textiles.

A GCSE in Art or Textiles is not always required if a strong interest in the subject can be demonstrated.

Exam board: Eduqas
Costs:

Purchase of portfolio and materials plus optional visits to exhibitions. There is an annual £45 studio fee to cover the cost of specialised equipment. Trips usually cost about £10, with the exception of the Clothes Show trip at £35. There are approximately 4 trips per year.

Programme leader:

Rose Bramwell

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Careers

There are many career options for students who have skills in Textiles, including in the Fashion and Textiles industry. Possible roles include designers, buyers, innovation, clothing manufacturing engineers, screen printers and many more.

Higher Education

A key course for students planning to continue on to university to study subjects including fine art textiles, textile design, fashion design, fashion marketing and costume design. Subject to tutors’ recommendations and a portfolio interview, this course guarantees the offer of a place on the College’s post A Level Foundation course in Art and Design.

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