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Textiles

Key Stage 3

Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
  • Presentation of the visual elements and colour theory to inform and promote design composition
  • Learning fundamental decorative processes: applique, heat sublimation and Plexifoil to translate design in visual outcome
  • Learn to thread a sewing machine to use straight and zigzag stitch
  • Learn construction, joining and finishing techniques














     
  • Development of the visual elements and colour theory to inform and promote design composition
  • Developing fundamental decorative processes:
  • applique, heat sublimation and Plexifoil and adding to these with further techniques of transfer painting and couching
  • Revise threading a sewing machine and greater use of stitching for decorative purposes
  • Introducing embellishment
  • Develop construction, joining and finishing techniques









     
  • Extension of the visual elements and colour theory in design work
  • Extending decorative processes with further techniques
  • Revise threading a sewing machine and greater use of stitching for decorative purposes
  • Extend construction, joining and finishing techniques
  • Extending embellishment
  • Learn construction, joining and finishing techniques
  • Learn how to identify circuit components and form a circuit

 

Key Stage 3 assessment

  • Students complete two graded assessments - one each half term:
    • The first assessment focuses on designing and the second on ‘making.’
  • Research work and media trials are also assessed as and when they are done.

 

Key Stage 4

AQA Art and Design: Textiles Design

Year 10 Year 11
  • Project 1: A sense of place
  • Project 2: Artist inspired fashion
     
  • Project 3: Countries, culture and ethnicity
  • Externally set assignment –
    students to select from a range of project titles

 

Key Stage 4 assessment

  • Half termly assessment of portfolio
  • End of project assessment
  • Regular assessment of research, designing and media trials
  • Assessment of mock and externally set assignment

 

Curriculum enrichment outside of the classroom

  • Key Stage 3 Textiles club with a variety of projects (eg soft toy making)
  • Key Stage 4 extension before school and lunchtime