Doonside Technology High School

Diversity, Innovation, Success

Telephone02 9622 2463

Emaildoonside-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Technology & applied studies (TAS)

Head Teacher – Nathan Fryer

Subjects delivered in industrial arts

Stage 4

Technology – Years 7 & 8. This is a mandatory course consisting of areas of study in:

  • Built environments
  • Products
  • Information & communication

Students are encouraged to design, produce and evaluate, supported by a Design Folio. A range of design-related content to support the above is presented through exposure to timber, agriculture, computing, metal and electronics environments.

Stage 5

Years 9 & 10 are elective years, with students electing to study subjects for 100 hours, 200 hours courses. These subjects include:

  • Automotives
  • Engineering
  • Timber technology
  • Metal technology
  • Graphics technology
  • Electronics and plastics technology

Stage 6

Year 11 Preliminary and 12 Higher Secondary Certificate elective subjects offered include:

  • Industrial technology – graphics
  • Engineering studies
  • Industrial technology – timber
  • VET – construction
  • VET – Metals and engineering

Subjects delivered in home economics

Home economics comprises four disciplines

  • Child studies
  • Food technology
  • Hospitality
  • Textile technology