Textiles and Fashion

Minimum entry criteria

B in a creative subject (eg: Art, Textiles, Product Design, Photography etc)

Board

AQA

Outline of the Course:

It is possible to do AS or A Level in Textiles

AS Level:

  • Unit 1:  Portfolio of work
  • Unit 2:  Externally set assignment

A2 Level:

  • Unit1: Personal Investigation
  • Unit 2: Externally set assignment

Assessment

Assessment is through weekly individual tutorials and formal assessments at a number of points in the year. Students are given work schedules to help assist the planning of their independent work. Students are expected to keep up with the schedules to enable them to gain the highest grades.  

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

AS component 1

Sketchbooks and progress assessment

Individual samples and progress tutorials

Sample Boards completed

Sept/Oct

Oct/Nov/Dec

January    

AS

component 2

Sketchbooks and progress assessment

Individual samples and progress tutorials

Sample Boards completed

10 hour practical exam

Feb

March

April

May

Please note that the AS and A Level work is assessed holistically across each unit.

A Level component 1

Sketchbooks and progress assessment

Individual samples and progress tutorials

Sample Boards completed

Critical essay written

Individual samples and progress tutorials

Boards completed

Sept/Oct

Oct/Nov/Dec

January         

Sept

Oct/Nov/Dec

January         

A Level

component 2

Sketchbooks and progress assessment

Individual samples and progress tutorials

Sample Boards complete

15 hour practical exam

Feb

March

April

May