Art & Design: Textile Design

What will you do on this course?

In studying Textile Design you will develop effective skills in handling textile materials and an appreciation of different techniques and processes. You will gain confidence in your abilities to express yourself creatively through sketch book presentation and garment/product construction.

How will you be assessed?

Students are assessed through a combination  of personal investigation (120/200 marks) and controlled assignment (80/200 marks). Students personal investigations include a major project piece and a related study.

What could this course lead to?

Foundation Art course or full degree in Art/Textiles/ Fashion/Theatre and Film/Costume design. Former students have gone on to university courses in Fashion, Textiles Print and Weave, Fashion Journalism, Fashion and Retail Management and Women’s Wear Technology.


Students embarking on this course preferably should have some artistic abilities but it is not necessary to have studied Textiles at GCSE Level.

What syllabus do you follow?