In this course students will learn the following fundamental skills:
Students who are successful on this course need to:
Coursework Portfolio (60% of the final grade): Students require a minimum of 2 units internally set and developed from personal and/or given starting points, over two to three sustained projects with a practical outcome. From work undertaken within the course, each student will then need to select and present their work in a portfolio. The student’s portfolio will evidence how they have met each of the assessment objectives.
Examination (40% of the final grade): An externally set task is completed in ten hours under exam conditions with several weeks preparation time beforehand. The task requires a sustained period of focused study and requires evidence of how a student has met each of the assessment objectives.
Students can progress to study:
Future Careers: The textiles industry is one of the largest industries in the world. There are numerous career paths that a student could follow from being a designer to buying and sourcing merchandise for a textile company.
Students who have actually studied this subject at Bridlington School have gone on to have successful careers in the textile industry. Most notably we have ex-students who design for MaxMara and Disney. Another ex-student who studied knitted textiles at university has gone on to manufacture knitted fabrics in China.