Fabric Technology- Textiles
Is offered at Years 7-8 for students to choose a semester long elective. Each of the electives has a different theme or focus. All of the electives are aimed at engaging students into the Design Technologies with particular focus on fabric creation, design and manipulation. Students are able to work through the design process to create design solutions by working through design briefs.
Students are supported whilst working through the design process; investigating, exploring ideas and options suitable for fabric creation, generating, make choices about suitable of productions, producing, use a range of tools and equipment correctly and safely to produce a range of functional items with care and knowledge of audience or outcomes, evaluating, using structured skill based evaluation tools to reflect on productions, planning and managing, students plan for productions, selecting designs, materials, working individually and in teams, considering quantities, costs, skills, equipment and time.