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Textiles (Design & Technology) AS/A2 at Stanborough School

Course description

This course appeals to students who have a keen interest in
working with Textiles, fibres and fabrics and developing skills
in Fashion and Design. You will study two units in Year 12
and two in Year 13. One unit is based around the knowledge
and understanding of product design and materials and
components and the other unit is a coursework project and
design folder.
Assessment for both AS and A2 is through a two hour written
examination which is equal to 50% of your marks. The other
50% comes from your coursework project and practical work.
All students should be prepared and equipped for a significant
amount of practical work throughout the course.
Throughout the course you will demonstrate high level making
skills showing precise attention to detail in the manufacture
of high quality textile products. Students could progress to
studying Textiles at degree level or may wish to pursue a
foundation course in Art before progressing to a degree in
fashion and design. There are many possible career routes
such as fashion design, interior design, fashion merchandising
and buying.

Entry requirements

A*-C GCSE in D&T subject. If not taken at GCSE, then a successful interview.APS: 40 or above

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 October 2014
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Key information

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