Fashion & Textiles

Ms. L. Robson

Head of Department


Year 9 Textiles:

Fashion Illustration, Street style Superhero
Branding, advertising and fashion promotion: Logos and monogram designs; T shirt printing and laser cut pendants.

GCSE Textiles:

Material exploration, machine skills, mixed media surface pattern and print design. Silk painting, batik, weaving, monoprint, screen printing, laser cut textiles, block printing and tie dye. Machine embroidery, hand sewing, interior design and fashion. Garment construction, pattern drafting, costume design and corsetry. Historical loans and museum visits.

Specifications AQA: GCSE Textiles 60% Portfolio 40% Practical exam
AQA: A Level Textiles 60% Portfolio 40% Practical exam

Facilities/ Equipment

Laser cutter
Screen printing facilities- large scale
Specialist print room
Tailor’s dummies and mannequins
Janome sewing machines
Machine embroidery
Silk painting
Block printing
Dye room
Shibori and tie dye
Photoshop fashion illustration
Fashion drawing and photography
Styling and promotion


Tuesday and Thursday open door workshops
Holiday workshops
Sew Jessalli, Blandford
Blandford Fashion Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Stitch Festival
AUB Summer shows
The Clothes Show
Revision Practical after school workshops
Holiday workshops