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Swansea High School

Swansea High School

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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 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 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:

  • Agricultural Technology 7-10
  • Design and Technology 7-10
  • Food Technology 7-10
  • Graphics Technology 7-10
  • Industrial Technology 7-10
  • Information and Software Technology 7-10
  • Textiles Technology 7-10
  • Agriculture Stage 6
  • Design and Technology Stage 6
  • Engineering Studies Stage 6
  • Food Technology Stage 6
  • Industrial Technology Stage 6
  • Information Processes and Technology Stage 6
  • Software Design and Development Stage 6
  • Textiles and Design Stage 6.

Technology Applied Studies (TAS) faculty consists of a team of professional and dedicated staff who bring a wealth of experience to the teaching and learning of students at Swansea High School. 

 

The TAS Faculty offers students a wide and varied curriculum. Learning is enhanced through the use of technology, techniques, tools and skills with various materials such as textiles, food, electronics, wood and metal. Students participate in a range of activities with hands on experience.

 

Our courses incur fees to purchase materials and ingredients.

Students who undertake our courses must wear closed in leather shoes, to comply with Work Health and Safety policy.