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Art Textiles

Art Textiles

Art: Textiles

 

Specification: Edexcel 8TE0/9TE0

 

Qualification type: A Level

 

Entry criteria (GCSE grades)

Art & Design or Textiles Grade 5

 

Subject description

Textile Design involves the creation, selection and manipulation of textiles across a variety of practices, including: constructed textiles, dyed textiles, printed textiles, fine art and sculptural textiles, fashion textiles.

 

Units studied

 

AS components

Component 1 Coursework Students will produce a journal incorporating recording from primary and contextual sources and textile experiments.  They will create final outcomes as the realisation of their ideas.

Component 2 Externally set assignment A paper will be set in January in which students are given time to generate ideas and practical exploration in response to a given theme.

 

A2 components

Component 1 Coursework Students are required to produce a body of practical work and a personal study in written form as an essay.

Component 2 Externally set assignment A paper will be set in January in which students are given time to generate ideas and practical exploration in response to a given theme.

 

How the course is assessed

Both AS and A2 are assessed by marking of practical evidence produced to cover four assessment objectives, each covering 25% of the qualification. AS Component 1 and Component 2 are both 50% of the final grade. A2 Component 1 is 40% and Component 2 is 60% of the final grade.

 

Post-18 opportunities

Foundation Studies in Art & Design, Degree in Art & Design, Costume Design, Interior Design, Art History, Printmaking, Fashion & Textiles, and Textiles, working in galleries, education, film, media, theatre, the fashion industry, textile design and production.

 

Teacher responsible:  Mrs T Hetherington