Fine Art & Textiles

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How do I #DiscoverTheDifference with Fine Art, Fashion & Textiles?

The Creative Industry is the second largest industry in the world, with the UK design sector leading in Europe. A-level Textiles is
a two-year course which allows you to develop a range of skills and produce a strong portfolio of artwork that showcases a variety of techniques and materials.

What will I study?

• Textile specialist areas such as print, embroidery, knit, surface design and CAD, as well as other specialisms such as graphics, photography, 3D design and illustration.
• Themes and concepts by investigating a body of research through observational drawing and photography.
• Reflections on artists and designers from the past as well as taking inspiration from the best contemporary practitioners.

What makes Fashion & Textiles at #H6 different?

• We have links with prestigious universities under the University of the Arts London, such as CSM, LCC, LCF and CCW.

• You attend Spring/Summer schools at a range of universities.
• You get the opportunity to take part in a number of competitions.
• You go on trips to galleries and exhibitions.
• You take part in our end of year national exhibition

Why choose Fine Art #H6?

The creative arts sector is the second largest industry in the world, with the UK design sector leading in Europe. Fine Art is a two-year course which allows you to develop a range of skills and produce a strong portfolio of artwork that showcases a variety of techniques and materials.

What makes Fine Art at #H6 different?

• You gain links with prestigious universities under the University of the Arts London, such as CSM, LCC, LCF and CCW
• You experience Spring/Summer schools with a range of universities
• You get the opportunity to enter a lot of competitions and go on trips to galleries and exhibitions
• You take part in our annual, national #H6 Art Exhibition held at Alexandra Palace

How will I be assessed?

• 60% personal investigation (supporting studies, practical work & personal study)
• 40% externally set assignment (preparatory studies & 15-hour period of sustained focus)

Entry requirements

Five or more GCSE grades 9-5 including a minimum grade 5 in Maths and a minimum grade 6 in either Art, English, Humanities or Social Science subject.

You will also need a portfolio.

Progression routes

You can go onto Foundation and Undergraduate Level degree courses to study a variety of pathways such as art therapy, interior design/architecture, illustration, fashion and textiles, design, marketing and merchandising.

Creative careers have a diverse scope to take you all over the world into a number of industry sectors, for example, theatre and film, special effects make-up, education, social work, sports and branding.

Fine Art & Textiles
Haringey Sixth Form College
White Hart Lane
Tottenham
London
N17 8HR

Tel. 020 8376 6000
Email : info@haringey6.ac.uk