Design Technology - Textile Design at Island Innovation VI Form Campus
Textile Design offers you an opportunity
to gain personal satisfaction and a
positive experience from working with a
variety of textile materials. The practical
problem solving processes, used in the
course, aim to encourage independent
learning, creativity and innovation.
This course allows you to further develop
the skills learnt in GCSE Textile Technology
and to enhance your understanding and
design capability with fabric. You will
be expected to complete practical tasks
and develop your skills and theoretical
knowledge relating to fashion design,
pattern construction and manufacture of
Lessons will include a variety of activities
including short practical projects,
theoretical teaching sessions, product
analysis and industrial visits.
AS level: you will need to complete
a number of short projects that will
allow you to gain experience through
experimental and development work,
plus an examination paper that focuses
on materials and components.
A2 level: you will be expected to
produce one full ‘design and make’
project, consisting of a practical
piece, demonstrating a range of skills,
as well as a folio which evidences
the development of the item. The
examination paper focuses on design
5 A* - C at GCSE
With successful completion of the AS
course you may progress to take the A2.
Qualifications in this subject will assist
students considering a career in fashion.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Island Innovation VI Form Campus directly.