• Textiles


Key Stage 4

Studying this course provides students with opportunities to design and make a range of textiles products whilst learning the skills, techniques , characteristics and properties of fabrics and fibres. They develop understanding of modern technical textile materials (eg Kevlar) and the increasing importance and use they play in the manufacture of products. Students consider the ethical and environmental issues arising from the production of materials and products and appreciate the importance of sustainability in the design and production of textile products.