AS/A2 Textiles Technology at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle
The subject is an excellent progression from GCSE study. The course provides wide opportunities ranging from fashion and aesthetic to industrial uses of textiles and from creative individual work, to aspects of manufacturing and industrial and commercial practice.
Year One (AS) Year Two (A2) During the two year course the candidates will study all four units:
UNIT ONE: Materials, Components and Application
UNIT TWO: Learning through Designing and Making
UNIT THREE: Design and Manufacture
UNIT FOUR: Design and Making Practice
It is desirable that candidates should have undertaken a course in Textiles at GCSE level in order to provide them with a solid foundation on which to base their Advanced Level work. It is expected that students will have a lively interest in textiles, the origins of fashion and furnishings and their manufacture. There will be a significant amount of course work to be completed both in and out of school. The student must also be aware that materials for such work will need to be provided by themselves.
In order to study AS level Textiles Technology you must have followed a full GCSE course and obtained at least a grade B.
This course is a very good foundation for anyone considering retail of aspects of the fashion industry or interior design.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle directly.