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Art and Design (Textile Design) at Highcliffe School

Course description

This is an extremely creative, exciting and experiemental course that provides you with the opportunity to work with a wide variety of fabrics and materials using many different processes and techniques to produce innnovative outcomes.

Course content

You will have the opportunity to work in one or more of the following areas of Textile Design: fashion, printed and/or dyed fabric and material, domestic textiles and wallpaper, interior design, constructed textiles and installation.


AS Level: 1 practical project unit of work (50% of AS grade).

1  Externally set practical assignment including a 5 hour exam (50% of AS grade).

A Level: 1 practical unit of work; self-initiated period of study. Critical studies essay.

1 Externally set practical assignment culminating in a controlled text of 15 hours of supervised time.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highcliffe School directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016

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    • At Highcliffe, we are passionate about enabling each individual to achieve their full potential in the Sixth Form by raising their aspirations, supporting them on to the right pathway and helping them develop the skills they need to achieve very high levels of academic success as well as a lifelong love of learning. We aim to challenge and inspire all our students in a Sixth Form that is exciting and forward-looking. Our results are excellent, as is our reputation which goes well beyond the local area.

      For everyone at Highcliffe, succeeding in the present is the key to securing a better future. Your future matters to us and we are committed to doing all that we can to help and support you in your studies and provide extensive support and guidance to enable you to move successfully onto your chosen progression pathway.