Textiles and Fashion

Minimum Entry Criteria

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Textiles or Art

May be accepted on the course: 6 in Textiles or Art

Board

AQA

Outline of the Course

  • Unit 1: 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.

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

 

Type of Assessment

Duration

Weighting

1

Sketchbooks and progress assessment

Individual samples and progress tutorials

Sample Boards completed

Critical essay written

June/July/Sept

Oct/Nov/Dec

December/January

December/January

60%

2

Sketchbooks and progress assessment

Individual samples and progress tutorials

Sample Boards complete

15 hour practical exam

Feb

March

April

May

40%