Qualification/Exam Board/Course Code:
D&T Textiles GCSE – AQA 4570
Coursework & Examination Breakdown:
Course work consists of one sustained project that comprises of a portfolio of work and a made outcome, this can be fashion, interior or art textiles. The accounts for 60% of the final grade.
The examination is a written exam with a design element. The examination is 1.5 hours long and the design part can be practiced before the examination. This accounts for 40% of the final grade.
Areas of Study:
Students will learn about fibres, fabrics, manufacturing, the fashion industry, decorative textiles and sewing techniques.
Special Points of Interest:
Students will have the opportunity to visit museums and galleries.
Coursework submission is Easter. Examinations take place in May/June.
Students will need to provide their own fabrics for their coursework.