Teacher of Textiles: Mrs Grove

 

"Textiles Technology offers students the opportunity to not only acquire an important skill but also affords an outlet for their creative side. As a keen 'sewing bee' myself, I know the pleasure and pride that is experienced when planning turns to creation turns to final product."

Edexcel Design and Technology: Textiles

 

Textiles is part of the Design and Technology suite of qualifications at GCSE level. Students have the opportunity to student the core elements of technology as a whole as well as specialise in the textiles area.

 

There are three elements to the course that comprise of;

 

Component 1

 

Written examination: 1 hour and 45 minutes

50% of the qualification

100 marks

 

Section A: Core

 

This section is 40 marks and contains a mixture of different question styles, including open-response, graphical, calculation and extended-open-response questions. There will be 10 marks of calculation questions in Section A.

 

Section B: Material categories

 

This section is 60 marks and contains a mixture of different question styles, including open-response, graphical, calculation and extended-open-response questions. There will be 5 marks of calculation questions in Section B.

 

 

Component 2

 

Non-examined assessment

50% of the qualification

100 marks

 

There are four parts to the assessment:

 

1 – Investigate

 

This includes investigation of needs and research, and a product specification

 

2 – Design

 

This includes producing different design ideas, review of initial ideas, development of design ideas into a chosen design, communication of design ideas and review of the chosen design.

 

3 – Make

 

This includes manufacture, and quality and accuracy

 

4 – Evaluate

 

This includes testing and evaluation.

Design and Technology | Pearson qualifications

 

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/subjects/design-and-technology.html

Textiles Revision:

A series of videos detailing important knowledge

and facts needed for the Textiles exam.   

Textiles

Events Calendar

GCSE Textiles

(54 clips)

Textiles Sketchbook Tour

15 Textiles Facts

Bag Projects

(5 clips)

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