Textiles

Curriculum Details

KS4

Design & Technology

Content

Year 10

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

    Checking students are completing homework. Providing fabric if fabric in school is not to student's taste.
    Work sheets and exam questions connected to the work.

Includes work on basic sewing skills such as seams and applique. Decoration skills such as tie dye, batik, embroidery.(Jul-Dec).

Basic skills project:

Controlled Assessment.

20 hour project on recycling which includes a piece of practical and a folder of supporting work.(Jan-May).

    Exam question practice as pupils are not allowed to take controlled assessment home to work on.
    Checking students are completing homework. Providing items of clothing for recycling practical. students may want an A3 plastic wallet folder to keep their written work in. (some recycled ones available in school).

Textile science project.

Includes work on natural and man-made fibres, weaving and knitting.(Jun-Jul).

    Work sheets and exam questions connected to the work.Revision for Year 10 exam.
    Checking students are completing homework.

Year 10 exam.

End of June Early July 1 hour and 15 mins long.

    Revision.
    Assist with testing.

Study Guides & Resources

Extra Support

    BBC Bitesize Website bbc.co.uk/education/gcsebitesizeOCR Design and Technology for GCSE: Textiles Technology Copies available in schoolGCSE D&T Textiles OCR Revision Guide Amazon/Book shops £6 approx
    Catch up lunchtimes/by arrangement T4/5. Encourage pupils to look at their clothes/home soft furnishings carefully, especially the labels which show fibre content and washing instructions, to give them an idea which fibre is used for a particular end product/use. e.g. cotton for towels as it is absorbent. Watch programmes like 'Sewing Bee' on the television.

Content

Year 11

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

Controlled Assessment.

20 hour project on a theme of their choice from a selection supplied by the exam board. It also includes a piece of practical and a folder of supporting work.

    Exam question practice as students are not allowed to take controlled assessment home to work on.
    Checking students are completing homework. Providing items of clothing for recycling practical. Students may want an A3 plastic wallet folder to keep their written work in (some recycled ones available in school).

Controlled Assessment.

December.

    Revision.
    Help with testing.

Work on Smart Textiles and revision for exam.

March - May

    Exam questions and revision.
    Help with revision.
    Testing students.

Study Guides & Resources

Extra Support

0115 938 7000

The Kimberley School

Newdigate St | Kimberley | Nottinghamshire | NG16 2NJ

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