Year 8 Textiles

LENGTH OF COURSE: One Term Compulsory

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Materials and Technology:
Learn how to design textile products and use specialist equipment to make a range of textile articles using commercial and self-designed patterns. Students will use the design process to gather, analyse and apply information to solve problems.
Fashion Sketching:
Sketch and design solutions to design challenges
Textile construction:
Investigate weaving techniques to create fabric

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Materials application and skills tasks:
Students will be assessed on application of key skills and knowledge.

Design Folio:
Students will use the design process to develop their ideas, solve problems, manufacture a product and evaluate the outcome.