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Design and Technology - Textile Technology GCSE at Firth Park Academy

Course content

In the course you will use a range of equipment and processes including Sewing Machines and Computer Aided Design to help you to design and make articles which answer a design brief. You will also learn how similar items are made by the textile industry.

Entry requirements

An interest in the way we have worked in Years 7, 8 and 9. An enjoyment of working with a variety of colours, patterns and textures when designing and making items. You must be prepared to collect ideas and develop them. You must be prepared to work at home.


Coursework Project

This is a design and make project where you prepare a design folder and make a textile item. 60%

A Theory Examination paper

Based on a design content. 40%

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: 02 October 2016

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