Scone 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 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.

List of Courses

All students at Scone high School study Mandatory Technology in Years 7 and 8. They cycle through the different aspects of the course to experience a wide range of technologies.

In Years 9, 10 11 and 12, students have a wide range of subjects within the TAS area to choose from as electives. They are listed below.

Year 7 & 8:

  • Technology Mandatory

Year 9& 10: 

  • Design and Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Graphics Technology
  • Industrial Technology Wood
  • Industrial Technology Metal

Year 11 & 12

  • Hospitality Commercial Cookery
  • Community and Family Studies
  • Exploring Early Childhood
  • Metals and Engineering
  • Industrial Technology - Wood

While the school provides money to keep the faculty operational, our courses incur a fee for the purchase of materials and ingredients.

Students who undertake our courses must wear closed in leather shoes to comply with Occupational Health and Safety requirements.  Students who fail to comply will not participate in practical learning experiences and will be given alternate course-related work.