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Textiles A Level at The Holt School

Course description

AS Level (Year 12)
Unit 1: Materials, Components and Application
Fibres, fabrics, decoration, fashion designers and historical research are a selection of the topics
covered in this unit.
Assessment: examination based 50% of AS, 25% of A2
Unit 2: Coursework
Learning through designing and making.
A variety of small projects supported by a coursework portfolio.
Assessment: examination based 50% of AS, 25% of A2
A2 Level (Year 13)
Unit 3: Design and Manufacture
Fibres and fabrics are studied in more depth in this unit and in addition marketing and advertising are
included.
Assessment: examination based 25% of A2
Unit 4: Coursework
Design and Making Practice.
One large project supported by a coursework portfolio.
Assessment: examination based 25% of A2

Entry requirements

5 A*-C GCSE grades. Studying a technology subject at GCSE is preferable but not essential.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Holt School directly.

Last updated date: 26 November 2014

Key information

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

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