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Design and Technology (Textiles Technology) A-Level at St Bernard's Catholic Grammar School

Course description

A wide range of exciting career opportunities is open to students who are well qualified in the design process and can apply technological principles effectively through the use of textile materials and components. The Textiles Technology course has been designed to provide opportunities for students to develop their creativity, capability and entrepreneurial skills through an understanding of commercial practice. Students must be able to apply knowledge and understanding to a range of activities, whilst developing their critical thinking and collaborative skills. Products are created and developed during the course, using the design and manufacturing process, taking into account the requirements of the target customer. The course requires an ability to create, design and develop ideas and then to produce appropriate prototype products which may be modified for commercial production. The course builds upon individual strengths and provides an excellent foundation for developing in many directions.

Entry requirements

General entry requirements to the Sixth Form are a minimum of three Grade Bs and two Grade Cs at GCSE. Students must obtain at least Grade B at GCSE in the subjects to be studied at A/S level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Bernard's Catholic Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 30 June 2015

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