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St Andrew's RC High School

Respect, Happiness,
Confidence and Ambition

S3-4 Fashion and Textiles

Ambition, Confidence, Happiness and Respect.


The Course (description and levels)

  • Learning is developed through practical experience.
  • Course content will develop knowledge and understanding of – the textile industry, textile design, the fashion industry and manufacturing process.
  • Covering Health and Safety and the Law in relation to the Textile industry.
  • Progress onto further study or employment in the Fashion and Textile industry leading to career development could lead to working – Fashion Designer, Dressmaker, Tailor, Fabric maker, Textile manufacturing and science & Fashion photography to name a few.


How this course can help you

Developing practical skills in design, product development, textile production and organisational skills. 

Developing knowledge and understanding of upcycling or recycling of fabrics. 

Assessment – National 5 leading may lead to Higher and advanced Higher Project/Design, mood board worth 70% - take responsibility for own learning.

Question paper 30% of the final grade.

Hard work but enjoyable – lots of support to develop your skills.