Assessment in Science and Technology (Food and Digital Technologies)
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 ensure 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 and 8
Year 7 and 8 students rotate through the range of Technology subjects in term-long units including Wood and Material Design and Food Studies. These subjects are banked together with Arts courses including Visual Arts, Music, Drama and Media. During these courses, students are involved the in hands on creation of their own projects. They are designed to give students an introduction to the subject and to allow for further exploration of topics in future studies.
Year 9/10 Elective Program
The senior elective program is broad and varied to accommodate student interests. The courses on offer may include:
Design and Industrial Technology
Introduction/ Advanced Wood Working