Technology

Studies in Technology encourages enterprising individuals who can make discerning decisions about the development and use of technologies and who can independently and collaboratively develop solutions to complex challenges and contribute to sustainable patterns of living.  

Year 7 - 10

Year 7

  • Introduction to Woodwork Safety and Hand Tools

Year 8 & 9 

  • The Design Process
  • Sequencing the Task
  • Machine Skills
  • Compond Work

Year 10

  • Furnishing Skills

Technologies will ensure that all students benefit from learning about and working with traditional, contemporary and emerging technologies in Metalwork. 

Year 8 & 9

  • Tool and Equipment Techniques
  • Fabricating Processes
  • Sheet and Solid Functions
  • Aesthetics Revealed

Not available in Year 7 & 10.

Studying Digital Technologies will help empower students to shape change in the emerging information system age.  A deep knowledge and understanding of digital technologies will enable students to be creative and discerning decision-makers when they select, use and manage data, information, processes and digital systems to meet needs and shape our society.

Year 7

  • Introduction to Programming

Year 8 & 9

  • Robotics Design
  • Information Systems
  • Game Development
  • Programming
  • Computer Systems
  • Video Production
  • Web Design

Not available in Year 10.

Food Technology offers our students the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and competencies that will prepare them for contributing to life and work in a technological society.

Year 7

  • Healthy Food

Year 8

  • Healthy Food
  • Breads and Cereals
  • Marvelous Mil
  • Powerful Proteins

Year 9

  • Food Does Matter
  • Bush Tucker to Contemporary Cuisine
  • Around the World
  • Nuts about Nutrition 

Year 10

  • New Foods (Food Production)
  • Fare's Fair
  • Techno Food
  • What's on the Menu

Media Arts will help enable students to use existing and emerging technologies as they explore imagery, text and sound and create meaning as they observe, experiment and interpret various communications practices.

Year 8 & 9

  • Intro to Animation
  • Photography
  • Video Production
  • Interactive Project
  • Representations
  • New Media
  • Media Production
  • Animation Scripting

Not available in Year 7 & 10.

Design focuses on the application of design thinking to envisage creative products, services and environments in response to human needs, wants and opportunities. Designing is a complex and sophisticated form of problem-solving that uses divergent and convergent thinking strategies that can be practiced and improved.

Year 10

  • Experiencing Design
  • Design Process
  • Design Styles
  • Sustainable Design

Not available in Year 7 - 9.

The Furnishing Skills subject focuses on the underpinning industry practices and production processes required to manufacture furnishing products with high aesthetic qualities.

Year 10

  • Industry Practices
  • Production Processes

Not available in Year 7 - 9.  

Year 11 - 12

Design focuses on the application of design thinking to envisage creative products, services and environments in response to human needs, wants and opportunities. Designers are separated from the constraints of production processes to allow them to appreciate and exploit new innovative ideas.

Year 11 & 12

  • Design in Practice
  • Commercial Design
  • Human-Centered Design
  • Sustainable Design

The Furnishing Skills subject focuses on the underpinning industry practices and production processes required to manufacture furnishing products with high aesthetic qualities. Through both individual and collaborative learning experiences, students learn to meet customer expectations of product quality at a specific price and time. 

Year 11 & 12

  • Cabinet Making
  • Furniture Making
  • Furniture Finishing
  • Upholstery
  • Industry Practices

Hospitality Practices enables students to develop knowledge, understanding and skills of the hospitality industry and to consider a diverse range of post school options.

Year 11

  • Navigating the Hospitality Industry
  • Working Effectively with Others
  • Hospitality in Practice
  • Kitchen Operations
  • Beverage Operations and Service
  • Food and Beverage Service

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