Fashion and Textiles

This course aims to develop individuals who aspire to become part of an exciting and innovative industry. Skilled teachers with industry expertise and links to the fashion industry make this subject one of the best performing in the VI Form.

We have excellent links with universities and our students go on to study a wide variety of BA courses in the area of Fashion and Textiles. The skills learnt on this course offer an insight into a diverse and exciting industry in the UK.

Students will complete a variety of live design briefs linking with industry, as well as taking part in exciting workshops.

Typical projects include Fashion Illustration, Textile and Surface pattern Design, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Design and Garment Construction.

The course is 100% coursework and aims to build a portfolio. Students will access work experience opportunities with local and national fashion companies, as well as research trips to London and Paris.

The Cambridge Technical Diploma is equivalent to A-levels, and ultimately enables students to progress to Foundation or degree courses in Fashion and Textiles.

Fashion and Textile Design, Illustration, Fashion Promotion, Buying and Marketing. This can lead to successful and fulfilling jobs working for high street and designer fashion brands.