TextilesQRThe Course

This course provides students with a broad and rounded exposure to different aspects of art and design under the subject of ‘Art Textiles’. Students are encouraged to display and develop their creative skills in order to produce visual and tactile responses. You will encounter and work with a variety of media and a wide range of textile processes and materials. This will enable you to build a portfolio of exciting and dynamic textile based art. You will be encouraged to look at the world around you for inspiration using photography and drawings to start your investigations. This course will enable you to develop your own interests and individual expertise, allowing you to create work in the form of garments/outfits, installations or textile art pieces.


There are two components to the course:
• Component 1 - 60% coursework
• Component 2 - 40% exam

Entry Requirements

Grade 5 in GCSE Textiles, Art or Photography
A GCSE in textiles, art or photography is not always required if a strong interest in the subject can be demonstrated.

Careers & Higher Education

This course is ideal for students wishing to build a portfolio to study degree courses in textiles art/ fine art.

Alternatively, this course can be used as a platform for related degrees such as fashion and textile design, costume design, surface pattern, fashion marketing, fashion photography, theatre design and interior design.
There are many career options for students who have skills in Textiles, including roles within the Fashion and Textiles industry. Potential roles include designers, buyers, marketing, business and many more.

Further Advice & Information

Ms Hoskin, Head of Design



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Head Teacher: Mr Alex Lingard

Liskeard School & Community College
PL14 3EA

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