From Saturday 5 October 2019 we will be running the National Fashion and Business Saturday Club at Reading College, as part of a national network created by the Sorrell Foundation and run by the Saturday Club Trust.
The Club gives young people in years 9,10 and 11 the unique opportunity to study Fashion and Business 15 Saturday mornings at Reading College, free of charge.
The aim is to nurture the young people’s talent and build their confidence and self-esteem.
The Club is equally suitable for boys and girls of all abilities with an interest in Fashion and Business.
The fashion business is an important part of the UK’s creative industries, and with its supply chains provide 880,000 jobs in a wide range of sub-sectors, which range from materials technology and trend forecasting to fashion journalism and retail management. The fashion industry is a great British success story, generating £28 billion for the economy each year.
Fashion courses at UK universities lead the world and are in demand globally.
Sources: British Fashion Council
Dates for National Fashion and Business Saturday Club are as follows:
- 5, 12, 19, 26 October
- 9, 16, 23, 30 November
- 7, 14 December
- 11, 18, 25 January
- 1, 8 February
Location: Reading College
Fee: Not applicable
National Fashion and Business Saturday Club is free and places go to students who want to expand their creative skills and are committed to every Saturday morning throughout the Spring and Summer term.
All materials, equipment and educational visit costs for this course will be covered by Reading College.