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Textiles

Level 2

Duration: 1 Year

Contact: Miss Parry

Entry Requirements

No formal entry qualifications are required for Level 2 courses.

Course Content

During this one-year GCSE course, you will research to find out about the work of Textile Artists, draw out your ideas and develop these to produce a Textile product either a household item, wall hanging or fashion item. This course will allow you to demonstrate your creativity, knowledge of materials and technical making skills. Drawing activities and annotations about the work are compulsory. Work will need to be well presented in a sketchbook and mounted onto boards which will be annotated to explain your ideas. You will complete two coursework projects and then an exam, which you will have a few weeks to prepare for; researching, generating ideas and producing a final piece within ten hours in the Textile room.

Future Opportunities

Everything you wear, have in your house or see and use has been designed by someone. Many of these people have gone through an Art and Design course in Further Education at college or at university. These courses lead to jobs as Fashion designers, Surface Pattern designers, Interior designers, Textile artists or Teachers.

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University Success

In 2018, 93% of students went to their first or second choice university.

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A Level Pass Rate

In 2018, Homewood's Year 13 students achieved 100% pass rate in over 42 A-level and Level 3 courses.