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DT: Fashion and Textiles - A Level at Turton High School & Sixth Form College

Course description

This course will introduce you to the commercial and exciting world of the Textiles industry. You will create your own design brief and you will focus your creativity around the needs of your client. You will be expected to research, test, toile and manufacturer your products to a standard expected in industry. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the technical aspects of Textiles from the source of Fibres right through the production process and into the world of the Retailers. This knowledge will provide you with a grounding for university and beyond.

Entry requirements

At least a grade B in the written examination as well as an overall grade B in Textiles and a grade C in Science.


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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 10 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

Contact details


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    • Turton Sixth Form is located on Chapeltown Road, Bromley Cross.  The college is across the road from Bromley Cross train station, and is on a direct line 8 minutes from Bolton.  Buses from Bradshaw, Sharples, Smithills, Edgworth, Belmont and Astley Bridge regularly run past the school.