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Art Textiles

Art Textiles

Specification:

Edexcel 9TE0

 

Qualification type:

A Level

 

Entry criteria (GCSE grades):

Art, Craft & Design or Art Textiles 5

 

Subject description

A Level 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.

 

Year 1. Components: Component 1 Coursework

Students will produce  a journal in the form of a sketchbook, incorporating recording from primary and contextual sources and textile experiments demonstrating a range of techniques. Students will create final outcomes as the realisation of their research. A developmental task will be set in January to generate ideas and practical exploration in response to a given theme that students will personalise. This will be evidenced in sketchbooks and a range of larger outcomes.

 

Year 2. Components: Component 1 Coursework

Practical work continues to provide opportunities to pursue your own ideas in a chosen area of Textiles. A written element is presented in the form of an illustrated essay, which will link to your ideas. Students will develop a clear line of enquiry towards a final outcome that is a summary of their A level course demonstrating, skills, concepts and links and connections to research.

 

Component 2 Externally set assignment

A paper will be set in January to create practical explorations in response to a given theme.


Submissions must include preparatory studies and a final timed outcome which is produced over a period of 15 hours.

 

How the course is assessed:

A2 is assessed by marking of practical evidence produced to cover four assessment objectives. Component 1 is worth 60 % of the final grade, Component 2 is worth

40% 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.