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Design Technology Textiles (GCSE - AQA) at Robert Owen Academy

Course description

GCSE Design and Technology: Textiles Technology helps students develop their creativity.

This two-unit specification requires students to develop their ability to make textile products, a vital feature of candidates' experience of taking this specification.

This course has 60 per cent controlled assessment as a reflection of the importance of practical work within the subject.


Course work consists of one sustained project that comprises of a portfolio of work and a made outcome, this can be fashion, interior or art textiles. The accounts for 60% of the final grade.

The examination is a written exam with a design element. The examination is 1.5 hours long and the design part can be practiced before the examination. This accounts for 40% of the final grade.

Further information

Students will have the opportunity to visit museums and galleries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Robert Owen Academy directly.

Last updated date: 27 July 2015
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  • Start date: Next September