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Textile Art A-Level at Hereford Cathedral School

Course description

The subject has always enjoyed exceptionally strong results and the end of year exhibition is always time for celebration. The investigative, analytical, creative, decision making and self-management skills learned in this subject are valued in many future degrees and careers.

Course content

The course introduces the processes, skills and concepts   used in Textile Design.  The emphasis is on the expressive and creative use of materials to create exciting textile based art work. Initially students are taught both traditional and contemporary techniques including silk screen printing, batik, felt making, hand-dyeing, heat manipulation and other constructed textile methods.

Entry requirements

A minimum of grade B at GCSE  is desirable, although not essential.

Future opportunities

Future degree or careers may include Textile Design, Fashion, Interior Design, Print Designer, Set-Production, Textile Technologist, Graphics, Illustration, Photography and Product Design. Recent students have gone on to study at Central St Martin’s and other prestigious institutes. The transferable skills learnt in this subject are valued in many careers.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 July 2016

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