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Young Textile Technologist 2017 - 2018

This is designed to complete competitions for the Design and Technology subjects taught in schools and should not therefore be aimed at Art/Textiles departments.


  • To encourage students to enjoy designing and making using textile material
  • To improve their designing and making skills and  their confidence when using machinery
  • To encourage more students to choose textiles as an exam subject at Key Stage 4 [ GCSE] and even A level where possible.
  • To encourage schools to continue teaching Textile Technology at all levels.

 Who can take part?

This competition is open to students in full time education who are in KS3 -Years 8 or 9 during the academic year 2017-2018.

 The Competition will be in two stages:

  • Local Heats
    Organised by local Rotary Clubs with their schools. This section of the competition is to be completed by Friday May 25th 2018 [Half term]
    - One winner from each school will then be entered into the District final – at a cost to each Rotary Club of £10 per school entry.
  • District Final
    - This will be held at a central venue for those involved [ tbc] and will again be organised by Rotary.
    - It will be held after school on Tuesday 19th June 2018 and students,parents, teachers and members of sponsoring Rotary Clubs will be welcome to attend. Further details will be circulated to the Clubs involved in May.


  • At Club Level
    - Everyone will receive a Participation certificate.
    - There will be certificates for 1st, 2nd and possibly 3rd places.
    - A prize for the winner, who will go forward to the District final.  Please note, only ONE student can be entered in the Final.
  • District Final
    - Everyone will receive a Participation certificate.
    - Certificates and appropriate prizes will be awarded to the successful students.
    - There will be a cup for the winning school to hold for 1 year.

Further details click on the downloads below :

Young Textile Technologist Information Sheet 2017-2018

YTT Poster 

Young Textile Technologist-Entry form