We follow the Edexcel specification
To develop an understanding of fibre based materials using them in an informed and expressive way. Outcomes may take many different forms from practical wearable fashions to fine art prints and wallhangings. Introduction to a wide variety of techniques exploring constructed, dyed and printed textiles and an ability to generate and develop your own ideas from a given theme or design brief.
No specific requirements but an interest in Art and Design issues and empathy for fabrics and fashion.
Fashion Design - Fine Art or D&T can also contribute to this chosen career path. Fashion Journalism - exciting culmination of Textiles with English or Photography. Fashion Marketing/Buying - a rewarding route incorporating Business Studies. Textiles Technology (product development & testing) - Chemistry and D&T with Textiles. Education - a greatly satisfying career in teaching this challenging practical subject.