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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 develop knowledge, understanding and skills through a design and production process using a range of tools, materials and techniques in theory and practical lessons.

The continuum of technology learning is:

  • mandated from Kindergarten to Year 8 through Science and Technology K-6 and Technology Mandatory Years 7-8 syllabuses
  • based on students becoming increasingly sophisticated in their ability to apply knowledge, skills and understanding to design and produce solutions
  • optional for student specialisation in high school through a range of syllabuses addressing particular technologies and aspects of design.

Available courses include:

  • Technology Mandatory Years 7-8
  • Agricultural Technology Years 7-10
  • Design and Technology Years 7-10
  • Food Technology Years 7-10
  • Graphics Technology Years 7-10
  • Industrial Technology Years 7-10
  • Information and Software Technology Years 7-10
  • Textiles Technology Years 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.

About technology and applied studies at Liverpool Girls High School

The Technology and Applied Studies (TAS) Faculty offers a range of courses that encourages collaboration, cooperation and creative innovative thinking as students work through design challenges using a variety of technologies. Our courses provide students with opportunities to develop in depth understanding about issues that are relevant to them as individuals, in the society and globally. Students will learn to collect, organise and analyse information for its ethical use and impact on many aspects of life.

We aim to empower students with innovative thinking, developing their understand and knowledge, technical skills, understanding of humanity and their capabilities to prepare them for further learning and future in a constantly changing society.

Subjects in the TAS Faculty

Stage 4

  • Technology Mandatory

Stage 5

  • Child Studies
  • Food Technology
  • Information Software and Technology
  • Industrial Technology - Timber
  • Textiles Technology

Stage 6

  • Community and Family Studies
  • Design and Technology
  • Exploring Early Childhood (Non-ATAR)
  • Hospitality - Food and Beverage (VET)
  • Hospitality - Kitchen Operations (VET)
  • Information Processing and Technology
  • Information Technology (VET)
  • Textiles and Design

Faculty focus areas

  • Promote creativity and innovative thinking.
  • Encourage critical thinking and a reflective mindset.
  • Develop skills and habits of being self-directed learners.
  • Provide explicit and timely feedback as assessment for and of learning.
  • Model and promote passion for learning to cope with changes and improve quality of life.

Our strategies

  • Integrate Chromebooks and coding in the teaching and learning program in all areas of TAS.
  • Incorporate project-based learning in our courses.
  • Develop partnerships with local businesses and other organisations.
  • Strengthen partnerships with families by holding Parent Daughter Days and other special days which involve the community.

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