Design and Technology
Design and Technology is part of everyday life and is constantly evolving. Students will participate confidently and successfully in an increasingly technological world. Students will gain awareness and learn from wider influences on Design and Technology including historical, social, cultural, environmental and economic factors.
There will be a focus on developing practical skills and allow students to manufacture high quality outcomes. They will learn about commercial processes and careers in related industries, as well as developing core transferable skills, such as collaboration and communication.
Students will have opportunities to work with several material groups including papers, boards, timbers, manufactured boards, metals, polymers and textiles. Opportunities to develop basic culinary skills will be readily available and students will understand how to live a healthy lifestyle through studying healthy eating and making good positive choices. They will be able to contribute to the creativity, culture, wealth and well-being of the nation.