Textiles A-Level at Campion School
Students will be introduced to a variety of techniques and experiences with in textiles. Themes will be set which will allow you to explore in your own direction to produce exciting pieces of work. The majority of work will be of a practical nature with critical and analytical studies which demonstrate your understanding of the theoretical nature of the work.
GCSE C grade or above in Textiles or a relevant art subject
The coursework is centre assessed and moderated by AQA. AS candidates are required to submit a portfolio of work for Unit 1 (coursework 60%) and an exam unit 2 (40%) piece which includes a 10 hour final exam. A Level candidates are required to submit a unit of practical work including an extended essay (coursework 60%) and an exam unit (40%) which includes a 15 hour final exam piece.
This course will complement other Art and Design courses such as Art or Graphics and will lead you onto higher education to study Art and Design or any other area with in the field of Creative Arts. As well as the usual Fashion Design courses, you may like to study Fashion journalism, Retail, Marketing, Photography & Media. We have also had students who have gone on to study Footwear and Contour design. It will give you the opportunity to produce a strong portfolio of work necessary to apply either for an Art Foundation or a degree course in Art and Design. Many of our students successfully progress to study at art school and beyond to careers as artists and designers.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Campion School directly.