Controlled Assessment 60%
Led by: Mrs E Millican
This course, Art and Design and the Graphics course are based on the same GCSE. Only one choice can be made between them. They cannot be taken together.
Exam Board: AQA
What will I be studying?
Students will immerse themselves in decorative and functional textiles by exploring the subject in two parts. You will produce a portfolio of Controlled Assessment work; this will add up to 60% of your overall grade. In the Spring Term of Year 11 you will undertake an Externally Set Task, which is worth 40% of your GC SE grade. This course allows students who have the ability to be creative and experimental with textiles, to combine this with mixed media and produce a range of textiles outcome suitable for fashion, interiors or costume. We will investigate thoroughly a range of skills, the work of others and create a personal response.
What can I do afterwards?
With a GCSE in Textile design students can show that they have the practical skills and technical understanding to progress further in subjects such as fashion, accessories design, fabric styling, visual merchandiser, stylist, teacher and generally any job requiring a practically skilled individual.
If you're a former Graham School student or family member of a current student and work in any field of science we want to hear from you! We want to share examples of local people with our students. We would ask for a photo of you and a brief description of your role in science.
Link to a letter for parents of Year 9 students regarding Parent's Evening on January 27th bit.ly/3IlgMU3
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Year 11 Parent's Evening is on Thursday, 13th January. Please read the attached link for instructions on how to book an appointment. bit.ly/3sW8nlb