Design and Technology: Textiles Technology (4570)

This is our current GCSE specification.
For our new specification see:

GCSE Design and Technology (8552)

GCSE Design and Technology: Textiles Technology helps students develop their creativity.

This two-unit specification requires students to develop their ability to make textile products, a vital feature of candidates' experience of taking this specification.

This course has 60 per cent controlled assessment as a reflection of the importance of practical work within the subject.

We also offer a Level 1/2 Award in Fashion and Textiles to give 14-16 year olds a more hands-on, practical approach to learning.

Related specifications

There is a choice of specifications for this subject. Please check with your teacher or exams officer if you are not sure which to select.


Amended due to Changes to GCSEs. Short courses are no longer included in performance table headline measures.

Codes and references

Qualification type GCSE
Specification title Design and Technology: Textiles Technology
Specification code 4570
Certification code 4572
QAN codes 5004588X

Updates to Design and Technology: Textiles Technology (4570)

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