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Art and Design Textiles at Oasis Academy Brightstowe

Course description

You should take textiles if you wish to develop your interest of and enjoyment in the subject. As an endorsement of art and design, the course encourages creativity, experimentation and the realisation of ideas and investigations. Textiles is a practical course that requires students to demonstrate independence and initiative.

Course content

You will learn a range of skills and techniques from both traditional and contemporary practice; you will be encouraged to use these to develop your own ideas around a given theme. You will explore a range of textiles artists/designers whose work will encourage you to experiment with a range of techniques and concepts.

Entry requirements

NBP16C level 3 entry requirement, equivalent grade C or above at GCSE/BTEC in Art or Textiles.


You will be introduced to a variety of experiences exploring a range of textile media, techniques and processes. You will be made aware of both traditional and new technologies as well as exploring relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to a range of fashion and textiles, from the past and from recent times.

Future opportunities

An A level in textiles can lead to foundation courses in textiles or art, or directly to degree and HND programmes at university or college.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Oasis Academy Brightstowe directly.

Last updated date: 10 July 2015

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