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Textiles AS/A2 Level at Chichester High School for Girls

Course description

You will produce practical and critical/contextual work inone or more areas of study, for example, fashion design,fashion textiles, costume design, digital textiles, printedand/or dyed fabrics and materials, domestic textiles,wallpaper, interior design, constructed textiles, art textilesand installed textiles.

Component 1:

You will develop work based on an idea,issue, concept or theme leading to a finished outcome or aseries of related finished outcomes.

Component 2:

You will respond to a stimulus, providedbyAQA, to produce work which provides evidence of yourability to work independently within specified timeconstraints, developing a personal and meaningful responsewhich addresses all the assessment objectives and leads to afinished outcome or a series of related finished outcomes.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above with a grade B inTextiles.


You will be assessed on two internally assessed componentswhich will be moderated byAQA:

Component 1:Personal investigation – no time limit(60% ofA-level)

Component 2:Response to an externally setassignment – preparatory period + 15hours supervised time (40% of A-level)

A01Develop ideas through sustained and focusedinvestigations

A02Explore and select appropriate resources, reviewingand refining ideas as work develops

A03Record ideas,observations and insights relevant tointentions, reflecting critically on work and progress

A04Present a personal and meaningful response thatrealises intentions

Future opportunities


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester High School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 12 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years