Art: Fashion and Textiles

Exam Board: Edexcel

GCSE Art: Fashion and Textiles is a creative course that will inspire all budding designers. It is a fast and furious intense three years, full of new techniques and ideas inspired by interior and fashion designers. Textile design involves an arrangement of different disciples embracing both contemporary and traditional technologies. These involve the specialisms of Constructed Textiles, Dyed Textiles, Printed Textiles, Fine Art Textiles and Fashion Textiles.

Course break down:

A GCSE in Textile Design can lead to studying A Level Textiles Design as well as developing a breadth of creative skills which compliment a wide range of subjects and career paths.


60% controlled assessment, 40% examination. Both controlled assessment and exam work will be assessed through the Edexcel board’s assessment criteria over four key assessment objectives: recording, experimenting, developing and producing an outcome.