Textiles Faculty Homework Policy

Supporting worksheets will be handed out to pupils during lesson time to help them complete the following tasks:

Year 9

Homework 1
Collect research on Fibres and Fabrics
Homework 2
Collect research on Smart materials and new technologies in Textiles
Homework 3
Collect examples of care labels and product
Homework 4
Collect research on dying and printing techniques
Homework 5
Collect research on decoration and enhancement techniques
Homework 6
Collect research and write notes on fabric finishes – Mechanical and Chemical
Homework 7
Collect research on Smart materials and new technologies in Textiles
Homework 8
Research different types of fastenings and list their advantages and disadvantages
Homework 9
Complete the product analysis exam questions
Homework 10
Complete notes on design and market influences
Homework 11
Complete the evaluation style exam question
Homework 12
Complete the sustainability research

Year 10

Homework 1
Fibres and fabrics research and exam questions – natural, synthetic and regenerated fabrics
Homework 2
Collect research on social, moral, cultural and environmental issues in Textiles
Homework 3
Complete recycling and sustainability notes and exam style questions
Homework 4
Complete research on Health and Safety in the classroom and in the workplace
Homework 5
Complete CAD/CAM advantages and disadvantages chart
Homework 6
Complete research and notes on production processes – One-off, batch, mass and job production
Homework 7
Complete a flow chart to explain a textiles technique. eg. Tie-dye, applique, sublimation printing or other
Homework 8
Collect research on quality control checks and quality assurance
Homework 9
Label all the textiles tools and equipment images
Homework 10
Design and make a mood board which links to your controlled assessment project topic
Homework 11
Collect primary and secondary research linked to your controlled assessment project topic
Homework 12
Research and complete a design specification for your controlled assessment project

Year 11

Homework 1
Complete design evaluation/analysis questions for your controlled assessment project
Homework 2
Collect all materials, fabrics and components needed for your final controlled assessment product
Homework 3
Complete the revision questions linked to the mock exam – Children’s Educational Toys – Transport
Homework 4
Complete some preparation design ideas linked to the mock exam – Children’s Educational Toys – Transport
Homework 5
Update your production chart for your controlled assessment project
Homework 6
Present your photo diary for your controlled assessment project
Homework 7
Create a questionnaire to collect primary feedback on your finished controlled assessment product
Homework 8
Finalise the Testing and Evaluation sections of your controlled assessment project
Homework 9
Complete the exam style questions linked to the final mock exam – Art Deco theme Textile Products
Homework 10
Complete design proposals based on the preliminary exam topic/theme – To be provided by AQA March 2014
Homework 11
Complete on-going final exam revision project topic