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Home Economics

The subject motivates young people and engages them in a range of learning experiences that are transferable to family and home, constructive leisure activities, community contribution and the world of work.

Junior Secondary

Home Economics

Students consider the economic, environmental and social impacts of technological change and how the choice and use of technologies contributes to a sustainable future. They apply design processes to investigate, plan, produce and evaluate designed solutions- Food and Textile areas of study.

Food Studies

Modern Chef (Years 7-8)

Subject for student who love to cook and/or want to learn.  Students work in teams to prepare a variety of foods using many different cooking techniques.  The design process is applied to a whole-class catered event at the end of semester.

Fashion (Years 7-8)

Allows students to explore their creativity within the textiles field. Students work to create numerous projects that are designed to develop their basic sewing skills. They create and design one of a kind pieces that range from pillow cases to jewellery using various techniques that include dying, sewing, painting, gluing and many more. Fashion is a fun, well loved subject that allows the exploration of imagination.

Senior Secondary

Home Economics (Authority)

Provides students with opportunities to discover and further develop critical and creative capabilities that enhance individual and family wellbeing.  A central premise of Home Economics is that today’s actions and attitudes determine present and future welfare, security, and happiness.  Three core areas of study are individuals, families and communities; nutrition and food; textiles and fashion.

Early Childhood (SAS)

Aims to promote the wellbeing of young children and a greater awareness of the importance of quality practices in the wider community.  The emphasis is on the practical application of knowledge and understanding through which students develop a range of practical skills such as communicating with others, planning and preparing resources and activities, handling equipment, reading and acting out stories, parenting, and teamwork.

SIT10216 Certificate I in Hospitality

SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality

Allows students to gain knowledge and skills associated with food handling, preparation and service. It is designed for people seeking a career pathway into the Hospitality industry. Students are required to complete associated service duties within the school community.