Key Stage 3 Textiles

“In KS3 pupils will follow a set of creative projects to develop their skills.”

Qualification

Awarding Body


Who to contact for more information about this course

Queries should be directed to the Textiles Department

Years taught

Year 7 and Year 8

What is the course structure?

In KS3 pupils will follow a set of creative projects to develop their skills.

 

In years 7 and 8 pupils will develop skills in:

 

  • Modern and traditional textile techniques

  • Development of creative design ideas

  • Textile 3 dimensional construction

  • Decorative techniques

 

In Year 9 pupils will follow a further set of creative projects to develop their skills. Pupils will develop skills in:

 

  • Wide range of technology and equipment such as embellisher machines, embroidery machines, 2D design, laser cutting and use of the heat press for a range of print techniques.

  • Development of hand skill including embroidery, applique, felting, distress techniques, fabric painting and silk painting.

What will I study?

​Year 7 and Year 8

  • Artist inspired textiles

  • Cultural inspired textile such as Day of the Dead festival

Year 9

  • Textiles inspired by artists, culture, architecture, historical research and contemporary themes.

How is the course assessed?

n/a

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