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Design & Technology: Textiles

Design & Technology: Textiles

The Edexcel GCSE in Design and Technology – Fashion and Textiles Technology allows students to:

  • Make decisions, consider sustainability, and combine skills with knowledge and understanding in order to design and make quality products.

  • Explore ways in which aesthetic, technical, economic, environmental, ethical and social dimensions interact to shape designing and making.

  • Analyse existing products and produce practical solutions to needs, wants and opportunities, recognising their impact on quality of life.

  • Develop decision-making skills through individual and collaborative working.

  • Understand that designing and making reflect and influence cultures and societies, and that products have an impact on lifestyle.

  • Develop skills of creativity and critical analysis through making links between the principles of good design, existing solutions and technological knowledge.

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