Textiles - Fine Art Textiles A Level at Highfields School
The course focuses on creative skills, techniques and processes associated with fine art textiles. It offers opportunities for personal expression in a broad range of techniques in the following specialisms: surface pattern; decoration; print and dye methods; knit; weave; felt; embroidery and mixed media.
AS Course content
Students are introduced to a wide range of materials, techniques and processes in art and textiles. Students will develop their portfolio through sustained research and investigations in response to a chosen theme.
A2 Course content
Students choose their own area of study to produce a personal investigation explaining relevant artists, designers and crafts people and developing their own practical work.
Practical investigations will be supported by a written assignment between 1000-3000 words.
40% externally set assignment (10 hour exam)
40% externally set assignment (15 hour exam)
- Costume design
- Interior design
- Fashion and business courses
- Fashion/textiles design
- Retail management training
- Trainee buyer / merchandiser
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highfields School directly.