Design and Technology (Art and Design Textiles) A Level (AQA) at Stroud High School
The Art and Design Textiles course allows students to demonstrate high levels of innovation and creativity. Students will gain an awareness of the elements of textile design to appreciate the relationship of form and function and working to the constraints of working to a brief.
Students will produce practical and critical/contextual work in one or more areas of study, for example fashion design, fashion textiles, costume design, digital textiles, printed and/or dyed fabrics and materials, domestic interior design, constructed textiles, art textiles and installed textiles. They will understand a variety of textile methods such as fabric printing, tie-dye, batik, fabric construction and stitching (applique, patchwork, padding, quilting and/or embroidery).
Students will also learn how ideas, feelings and meanings can be conveyed and interpreted in images and artefacts created in their chosen areas of textile design. Over the two years we will explore historical and contemporary developments and different styles and genres.
Students are required to achieve at least a Grade B at GCSE level in any design technology or art and design subject.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stroud High School directly.