Art and Design Textiles AS/A Level at The Commonweal School
Do you want a career you love in the Creative Industries? Have you thought about a future as an artist, fashion designer, photographer, curator, teacher or architect? This A-level course is aimed at students with an ambition to succeed and a love of Art Textiles. Did you know 9% of all jobs in the UK are currently in the creative sector? The Creative Industries are a growing sector of the jobs market, despite the current recession.
If you feel you are a creative person, enjoy working practically through fashion, interior design, constructed textiles and textile installation, using your creative brain imaginatively and to making links to fashion industry, then Art Textiles is for you. At this stage you should have a passion for and love of the subject. This, however, does not mean you can only study Art Textiles if you are striving to be a life-long artist, but you do require dedication, enthusiasm for the subject. Art Textiles is a highly enjoyable, personal and motivating subject, in which you can grow artistically and personally.
To do Art A/AS Level at Commonweal Academy you will need to have studied Art or Textiles to GCSE level and to have gained a B (or above). You will be expected to show a portfolio at interview.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Commonweal School directly.