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Sixth Form

Why study Textiles?

Are you creative and imaginative? Do you enjoy exploring ideas and looking at things in different ways? If so you should consider taking Textiles at V6 Sixth Form. You will enjoy developing your understanding of the visual world, learning practical skills and responding to ideas and issues in ways that are personal to you. Textiles offers the opportunity to develop skills over a broad range of textile and fashion techniques and applications such as printing, dying, surface design, embroidery, weaving and mixed media. Practical work is produced by researching and developing ideas using drawing, digital exploration, sketchbooks and work sheets supported by critical evaluation and an awareness of contemporary and historical influences.

Future Pathways

Textiles offers access to a wide range of courses including: Constructed Textiles, Contemporary Textiles, Costume Design, Digital Textiles, Fashion Design, Fine Art, Footwear Design, Fashion promotion and marketing, Theatre Design, Textile Science and Technology, Surface Design, Sportswear Design, Printed Textiles.

Recent Exam Success

Textiles students have obtained some of the highest AS and A level grades in the school. In 2015 the results were outstanding and 100% achieve A*.

Full Course Information is available here