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AS/A2 Textiles Technology at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle

Course description

The subject is an excellent progression from GCSE study. The course provides wide opportunities ranging from fashion and aesthetic to industrial uses of textiles and from creative individual work, to aspects of manufacturing and industrial and commercial practice.


Year One (AS) Year Two (A2) During the two year course the candidates will study all four units:

UNIT ONE: Materials, Components and Application

UNIT TWO: Learning through Designing and Making

UNIT THREE: Design and Manufacture

UNIT FOUR: Design and Making Practice


It is desirable that candidates should have undertaken a course in Textiles at GCSE level in order to provide them with a solid foundation on which to base their Advanced Level work. It is expected that students will have a lively interest in textiles, the origins of fashion and furnishings and their manufacture. There will be a significant amount of course work to be completed both in and out of school. The student must also be aware that materials for such work will need to be provided by themselves.

Entry requirements

In order to study AS level Textiles Technology you must have followed a full GCSE course and obtained at least a grade B.

Future opportunities


This course is a very good foundation for anyone considering retail of aspects of the fashion industry or interior design.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years