Optional SubjectGCSE Art Textile Design
GCSE Art Textile Design Video
Why Study Art Textile Design?
Course Content & Development of Expertise
In Textile Design you will learn about:
- fashion design and illustration
- costume design
- constructed textiles
- printed and dyed textiles
- surface pattern
- stitched and/or embellished textiles
- soft furnishings and/or textiles for interiors
- digital textiles
- installed textiles
You will gain the following skills:
- Fashion illustration
- Printing and dye work
- CAD CAM
- Mixed Media
- Garment construction
- Decorative techniques
- Interior design
In Year 10, you will be guided through two or more major coursework projects. A ‘Project’ will include: illustration, research, textile techniques, making, and critical analysis.
In Year 11, you will work independently to develop your own ideas. You will develop your coursework projects before your final examination project. Towards the end of the course, you will be able to revisit previous work to improve it, select the best work and prepare it for final assessment.
Textile design will allow you to explore your interests in the fashion and interiors industry and textile design.
Qualification: GCSE Art Textile Design
Awarding Body: AQA
Entry Tiers: One tier
Final Exam – 40%
End of Project Assessments.
Assessment of Coursework from the start of Year 10.
A Mock Examination Project in Year 11.
A ten-hour Practical Examination, Final Assignment to be completed by Easter in Year Eleven.
Exhibitions of work and external Moderation in May.