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Technology and Applied Studies

  • based on students becoming increasing sophisticated in their ability to design and produce solutions for authentic needs and opportunities 
  • an option for student specialisation in high school through a range of syllabuses addressing particular technologies and aspects of design.

Stage 4 (Year 7 and 8):

Technology – Years 7 & 8

This is a mandatory course consisting of areas of study in:

  • Digital Technologies
  • Agriculture and Food Technologies
  • Engineered Systems
  • Materials Technologies

Students are encouraged to Design, Produce and Evaluate, supported by a Design Folio. A range of design-related content to support the above is presented through exposure to Agriculture, Computers, Food, Textiles, Timber, Metal and Electronics environments. The completion of this course results in the development of reflective, flexible and creative thinking skills central to the Year 7 and 8 Technology (mandatory) course.  Workshop facilities and specially trained staff support students learning while access to the latest information technologies assists students in making their designs a reality.​

Stage 5 (Year 9 and 10)

Students can continue their studies of TAS in Year 9 and 10 by selecting TAS elective subjects for 100 hours or 200 hours.

200 Hours

  • Food Technology
  • Food and Design
  • Child Studies
  • Industrial Technology Graphics
  • Industrial Technology Timber
  • STEM
  • Design and Technology

100 Hours

  • VET Hospitality
  • VET Metals and Engineering
  • Industrial Technology - Timber (Inquiry-based learning)
  • Food Technology - (Inquiry-based learning)