Design Technology - Product Design Textiles A Level at West Kirby Grammar School
WHY CHOOSE PRODUCT DESIGN-TEXTILES?
Excellent progression from GCSE Design & Technology course, particularly Textiles
Facility to integrate work-related activities and/or links to the commercial/industrial worldDesigned to stimulate students' creativity, innovation and technical understanding
CONTENT - Advanced Level
The Advanced Level builds on the three modules studied in the AS. These are, Materials and Components, Design and Market Influences and Processes and Manufacture.
- In order to progress onto Advanced Level courses you must achieve at least a D grade at AS Level in three subjects (excluding General Studies)
- See entry conditions for AS Levels
Unit 3: Written paper based on Design and Manufacture 2 hours - 25% of total A level
Unit 4: Design and Making Practice - Coursework - a single project - 60 hours - 25% of total
WHAT CAN I DO WITH PRODUCT DESIGN-TEXTILES?
This course provides an excellent basis for progression to more advanced courses in Higher Education including Textile Management, Textile Science, Fashion and Textile Design etc. It also provides a platform for a wide range of careers in industry and commerce. Students will realise an increased sensitivity to the wider effects of their work on society and the environment as a result of undertaking this course.
WHAT DO I NEED TO START THE COURSE?
Students will find it helpful if they have studied Textiles Technology at GCSE and achieved at least a B grade.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Kirby Grammar School directly.