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The course provides opportunities to develop a broad foundation of critical, practical and theoretical skills that offers students a holistic understanding of a range of practices and contexts in the visual arts, crafts and design fields.

Textiles: encompasses a very broad range of materials, techniques and processes, including a growing number of interdisciplinary approaches. These comprise woven, embroidered, knitted, printed, painted, dyed, manipulated, embellished and constructional methods which are utilised to produce a great variety of textile outcomes that include costume and fashion design, accessories and body adornment. The range is increasing as new materials and technologies emerge.

Component 1: Personal Investigation – 60% of qualification, internally assessed, externally moderated.

Component 2: Externally Set Assignment – 40% of qualification, internally assessed, externally moderated.

Assessment Format

Component 1 - 60% of the total qualification

Component 2 - 40% of the total qualification

Board: Eduqas

Teacher to contact: Miss M King/Mrs H Cooper-Burrows

Course Entry Requirements:

GCSE level 5 or above in Art and Design, Fine Art or Textile Design