Textile Technology

Year 7

  • Where fabrics and fibres come from and what they are used for

  • Introduction to rendering skills using pencil crayons

  • Research and analysis of existing Textile Art pieces

  • Tracing and transferring designs

  • Measuring and accurate cutting

  • Manipulation of yarn to create their own yarn artwork piece

Year 8

  • Development of rendering skills using pencil crayons

  • Research and analysis of existing Textile Art pieces

  • Introduction to Textile Artists and techniques they use

  • Analysis of fabrics and their structures

  • Composition skills and understanding of component parts

  • Hand embroidery techniques

Year 9

  • Further development of rendering skills using pencil crayons

  • Observational drawing skills

  • Research of Textile Artists and the styles and techniques they use

  • Batik skills and use of fabric dyes

  • Hand embroidery techniques, free machine embroidery and beading skills

GCSE Art & Design - 3D Design or Textile Design (OCR J172/J173/J174)

Examination (40%)

The exam is set by the exam board and the students will complete this in the January of Year 11.

The exam work is completed in the same format as the controlled assessment.

Controlled Assessment (60%)

The students are given various starting points from which they can build a project. Their project will contain:

  • Develop (AO1)

  • Refine (AO2)

  • Record (AO3)

  • Present (AO4)


FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you have any questions regarding the D&T Curriculum at The Wordsley School, please contact Mr A While (Curriculum Achievement Lead) on (01384) 816015.