At Calwell High School all students have the opportunity to study and explore Technology. Technologies enrich and impact the lives of people and societies globally. Design Technology, Food Technology and Digital Technology are investigated through a large and varied selection of courses and electives. Our highly trained Technology staff ensures that all students benefit from learning about and working with traditional, contemporary and emerging technologies that shape the world in which they live. This important learning area provides opportunities for students to apply practical skills and processes when using technologies and resources to create innovative solutions that meet current and future needs.

Year 7

Currently Year 7 students rotate through subjects in term-long units. These subjects are Design Technology Woodwork and Computing. They are designed to give students an introduction to the subjects and allow for informed future elective choices.

Year 8

Students in Year 8 access their Technology as term units. These subjects aim to build upon their learning from the Year 7 introductory courses or introduce new learning areas. The units include: Food Technology, Textiles, Metal Design and Computing.

Year 9/10 Elective Program

The senior elective program is broad and varied to accommodate student interests. The courses on offer include:

Design and Technology

Digital Design Portfolio-CAD- Foundation & Advanced
Gaming and Virtual Worlds- Foundation & Advanced
Product Design and Illustration

Design and Industrial Technology

Introduction/ Advanced Wood Working
Introduction/ Advanced Metal Design
Introductory Jewellery & Advanced Jewellery

Food Technology

Food Skills
Multicultural Foods
Introduction/Advanced Catering and Hospitality
Working toward a Certificate 1 in Hospitality (SIT10213).

Textiles Technology

Fashion Design 1&2
Costume and Theatre Design

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