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Art and Textile Design AS Level at Saffron Walden County High School

Course description

The Art and Textile Design course focuses on creative skills, techniques and
processes associated with fine art textiles and fashion, exploring both decorative
and constructed textiles.

Course content

Year 12
Component 1:
Consists of your ‘Portfolio of Work’, during which you will experience a wide range of approaches, including printed, dyed, embellished, stitched and constructed textiles.

You will explore specialisms associated with textile art and fashion design within your Portfolio of Work.

Component 2:
‘Non exam assessment’ set by the exam board, worth 40% of the AS. You choose one question and complete preparatory work in the lead in period before your final ten hour practical exam at the end of the course.

Entry requirements

GCSE 5 in Art or Textiles


Assessment Objective 1: Developing ideas/using reference/sustainment
Assessment Objective 2: Experimentation/reflection/ technical expertise
Assessment Objective 3: Recording/research/observations
Assessment Objective 4: Personal response

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Saffron Walden County High School directly.

Last updated date: 18 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year