Textiles (Art & Design)

Exam Board: OCR
Syllabus Number: J174

What will I be studying?

This is an opportunity to look at both fashion and textiles. The course includes surface pattern decoration with both fabric printing and dyeing. We also look at creating texture through traditional and non-traditional methods, utilising a breadth of techniques and finishes. Students are taught about pattern drafting and textile product construction across a varying field to include fashion, costume and interiors.

Examination method

Coursework 60%, to include sketch book studies and finished textile outcomes. Controlled Task 40%

How will I be assessed?

The exam is made up of two parts, a 60% coursework element and 40% controlled task from an exam board theme. The qualification is internally marked and externally moderated.

Is there anything else I need to know about this subject course?

This is an exciting course that links directly to our A Level studies to industry. Many of our students have gone on to study at acclaimed Universities such as St Martins, London college of Fashion, Loughborough University and many more.