Design & Technologies

Design and Technologies enables students to become creative and responsive designers. Students investigate design ideas, generate and evaluate their plans and produce a variety of projects use a range of materials. 

In Year 7 and 8 students study Foods, Textiles and Materials & Design, designing and producing an array of food, textile, wood and metal projects.

Elective courses in Years 9 and 10:

Food Studies: This course is mainly practical in nature and allows students to build a better understanding of how to cook, explore different practical methods of food preparation along with tasting a variety of foods including traditional Australian bush foods, Australian cuisine, commemorative foods and current industry trends. 

Creative Technologies: This course caters for students who would like to develop practical skills across a range of Design and Technology learning areas. Students participate in a negotiated textiles project, prepare hot drinks and snacks to order, prepare nutritious meals for those in need and learn new skills in chocolate and pastry work.

Design and Technologies - Wood: Through working with timbers, students will be involved in a variety of practical problem solving solutions that lead to the development of skills, techniques and processes.  Students are encouraged to work independently and cooperatively, showing creativity and resourcefulness whilst demonstrating a thorough awareness of Workplace Health and Safety in the workshop.

Design and Technologies - Metal: Through working with metal, students will be involved in a variety of practical problem solving solutions that lead to the development of skills, techniques and processes.  Students are encouraged to work independently and cooperatively, showing creativity and resourcefulness whilst demonstrating a thorough awareness of Workplace Health and Safety in the workshop.