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Technological and applied studies

Technological and applied studies (TAS) is mandatory for all students in Year 7 and 8. Students can also select from a range of elective TAS subjects.

In TAS, students develop knowledge, understanding and skills through a design and production process using a range of tools, materials and techniques in theory and practical lessons.

The continuum of technology learning is:

  • mandated from Kindergarten to Year 8 through Science and Technology K-6 and Technology Mandatory Years 7-8 syllabuses
  • based on students becoming increasingly sophisticated in their ability to apply knowledge, skills and understanding to design and produce solutions
  • optional for student specialisation in high school through a range of syllabuses addressing particular technologies and aspects of design.

Available courses include:

  • Technology Mandatory Years 7-8
  • Agricultural Technology Years 7-10
  • Design and Technology Years 7-10
  • Food Technology Years 7-10
  • Graphics Technology Years 7-10
  • Industrial Technology Years 7-10
  • Information and Software Technology Years 7-10
  • Textiles Technology Years 7-10
  • Agriculture Stage 6
  • Design and Technology Stage 6
  • Engineering Studies Stage 6
  • Food Technology Stage 6
  • Industrial Technology Stage 6
  • Information Processes and Technology Stage 6
  • Software Design and Development Stage 6
  • Textiles and Design Stage 6.

Meet our Technological and Applied Studies (TAS) staff

and

Mrs Stacey Hinks - Head Teacher

 


Agriculture Farm

Meet our newest additions at the Ag Farm.... Lamborghini and Baaarbara 

Food Technology

Our Year 9 Food technology classes enjoy regular practical lessons

9FT1 have been working on creating a new muffin that is not available on the market.


Year 7 Technology Mandatory - Sewing

Students work on Bernina sewing machines to produce wonderfully designed patchwork cushions.

Students work on Bernina sewing machines to produce these wonderfully designed patchwork cushions.

The students are very proud of their end product. Some of these students are pictured with their creations.

 


Year 1 1- 12 Hospitality

Year 11 Hospitality class are pictured creating a variety of meals during one of their recent practical lessons

Year 11 Hospitality class are pictured creating a variety of meals during one of their recent practical lessons


Year 12 Hospitality

The Year 12  Hospitality class are preparing mocktails for the Non Alcoholic Beverage Cluster of their course.  Year 12 Hospitality class run a café each Thursday fortnight. They work together to create a menu for the staff to purchase.

The Year 12

Hospitality class are pictured  preparing mocktails for the Non Alcoholic

Beverage Cluster of their course.