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Art and Design A Level Textile Design AQA at Sir Roger Manwood's School

Course description

Students should be introduced to a variety of experiences that explore a range of textile media, processes and techniques. They should be made aware of both traditional and new media. Students should explore the use of drawing for different purposes, using a variety of methods and media on a variety of scales. Students should explore the potential for the use of colour. Students may use sketchbooks/workbooks/journals to underpin their work where appropriate. Students should explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to a range of art, craft and design, from the past and from recent times, including European and non-European examples. This should be integral to the investigating and making processes. Students' responses to these examples must be shown through practical and critical activities that demonstrate their understanding of different styles, genres and traditions. Students should be aware of the four assessment objectives to be demonstrated in the context of the content and skills presented. They should be aware of the importance of process as well as product.

Course content

Students are required to work in one or more area(s) of textile design, such as those listed below. They may explore overlapping areas and combinations of areas:

• fashion design

• fashion textiles

• costume design

• digital textiles

• printed and/or dyed fabric and materials

• domestic textiles and wallpaper

• interior design

• constructed textiles

• art textiles

• installed textiles.

Entry requirements

At least a B grade in GCSE Art, GCSE Textiles

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 January 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September