Whitebridge High School

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Home Economics

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

In Home Economics (TAS), students use a range of tools, materials and techniques in the design process and technological experiences through theory and practical lessons. As well as the mandatory study of technology, students can select from a range of elective Home Economics (TAS) subjects.

The continuum of technology learning is:

  • based on students becoming increasingly 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.

Available courses include:

  • Design and Technology 7-10
  • Food Technology 7-10
  • Textiles Technology 7-10
  • Food Technology Stage 6
  • Textiles and Design Stage 6.