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Home Economics

This dynamic department offers a range of practical and theoretical skills to support well-being of students and encourage good health and relationships.

Year 8

An introduction to Home Economics through the development of skills in food and textiles through a technology focus. Students explore the practical environment of a Home Economics Kitchen and Computerised sewing machines that sew and embroidery.

 

Year 9

Food Technology and Home Economics are offered in a practical and theoretical format. Students learn all aspects of practical skills in the kitchen while exploring the concepts that underlie cookery principles. Home Economics supports the wellbeing of individuals and families studying food and textiles in both theoretical and practical settings.​

 

Year 10

Home Economics, Food Technology and Childhood Practices are offered to Year 10 students. With a focus on wellbeing and health Home Economics offers an excellent lead in to Home Economics in the senior school with learning experiences in both food and textiles. Childhood Practices offers a lead in to Early Childhood in the Senior School which explores all aspects of development, childrearing, play and childcare. Food Technology develops the skills that would serve to head for a career in the food industry in either front of house or back of house - this is a perfect course to choose Hospitality in the Senior School.

Senior School

In this department the students are offered Home Economics, Hospitality and Early Childhood. Home Economics is an OP course while the other courses are Non- OP.

 

 
 

 

COMING IN 2017 - FASHION

 

If you have an interest in fashion and design, or have a keen eye for style, than Fashion is the subject for you! Throughout the course we will study a range of fashion trends, explore who are leaders in design in the fashion industry, as well as creating our own range of clothing and accessories. Fashion is a great subject to learn new practical skills and allow yourself to put your own personal touch into your everyday style.