OCR GCSE Art and Design (9-1) - J174 Textile Design
Link to examining body: https://www.ocr.org.uk/
Once you have downloaded the specification, Textiles Design can be found on page 20.
An introduction to the course
The emphasis of this GCSE course is on practical work which includes investigative research as well as designing and making. You should expect to spend at least 60% of your lesson time involved in practical activities. To gain the most from this, you must be organised. A portfolio of evidence is maintained by you to demonstrate your design work, analytical skills, evaluations and processes.
What the course involves
Practical sessions will include:
How the course is assessed
60% portfolio work and 40% practical exam.
This is a great starting point for any possible career within the textiles industry such as fashion designer and interior designer.
Textiles can lead to a course in textiles, product design or engineering at Post-16.
Required resources/equipment for the course
Students will be required to purchase their fabrics to use within the course and a designers essential kit provided by the college.
For further information contact:
Miss Roe (Head of Design & Technology) or Mrs Toon (Teacher of DT).