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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) Stage 4
  • Food Technology Stage 5
  • Graphics Technology Stage 5
  • Industrial Technology Stage 5
  • Information and Software Technology Stage 5
  • Textiles Technology Stage 5
  • Child Studies Stage 5
  • Engineering Studies Stage 6
  • Food Technology Stage 6
  • Industrial Technology Stage 6
  • Information Processes and Technology Stage 5 and 6
  • Software Design and Development Stage 5 and  6
  • Textiles and Design Stage 6
  • Community and Family Studies Stage 5 and 6
  • Exploring Early Childhood Stage 6

Technologies Staff

  • Mrs Depalo (Head Teacher)
  • Ms Beardmore
  • Mrs Karabetsos (Leave)
  • Mrs Prasad (Leave)
  • Mrs Saul
  • Mr Turner (Careers Adviser)
  • Miss Stavropoulos 
  • Miss McMillan
  • Mrs Magnay
  • Mrs Livesey (Technologies Assistant