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A Level Design and Technology : Textiles at St Mary's RC High School

Course description

This is a popular course focused on Textiles. It encourages creativity and independent thinking and
there is plenty of opportunity for students to design, make and evaluate. Students will study fibres and
fabrics, construction techniques and methods of decoration/dyeing. They will use their knowledge of
this to develop exciting designs in any of the many areas of Textiles.
Assessment in Year 12 is by a Portfolio of design, make and evaluate task/s plus an examination on
Materials. In Year 13 students design and make a product of their own choice and then sit an
examination on design and manufacture.

Entry requirements

Students will require at least a grade B or above in Design and Technology Textile related course and C
or above in Science, Maths and English. GCSE Art is an advantage, but they must have a willingness to
work and an interest in fabrics and design. Other Design and Technology B grade students will be
considered on an individual basis.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Mary's RC High School directly.

Last updated date: 17 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years