Aqa Textiles Coursework Specification
The contents of the portfolio will be determined by the nature of the course of study.
The emphasis of this component will be on the development of understanding and skills using an appropriate range of materials, processes and techniques.
We’ve structured the content so that you can co-teach AS and A-level Design and Technology students, allowing for maximum flexibility in lesson timetabling and teaching resources.
This creative and thought-provoking qualification gives students the practical skills, theoretical knowledge and confidence to succeed in a number of careers. They will investigate historical, social, cultural, environmental and economic influences on design and technology, whilst enjoying opportunities to put their learning in to practice by producing prototypes of their choice.Students should carefully select, organise and present work to ensure that they provide evidence of meeting all four assessment objectives.All the work submitted for this component will be marked as a whole.The work produced during the supervised time must be clearly identified as such.At the end of the 10 hours of supervised time all the work submitted for this component must be kept secure.AQA will provide exemplar material and detailed guidance to illustrate the standard of work required for this coursework unit.A2 candidates' work will be marked out of a total of 85 marks.As well as subject specific training, we offer a range of courses to help boost your skills.You can attend a course at venues around the country, in your school or online – whatever suits your needs and availability.Find out more at Visit our website for information, guidance, support and resources at uk/7561 If you'd like us to share news and information about this qualification, sign up for emails and updates at uk/from-2017 Alternatively, you can call or email our subject team direct.We’ve worked with teachers to develop a qualification that encourages students to develop their skills across a range of disciplines.