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Cowra High School

Cowra High School

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Technological and applied studies

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.

 

 

Technological and applied studies (TAS) is mandatory for all students in Stage 4 through the Technology Mandatory Syllabus. Student study:

  • Material Technology
  • Digitals Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Food and Agricultural Technology

Students ten have an opportunity to select from a range of elective TAS subjects in Stage 5 and 6

Available courses at Cowra High School are:

  • Agricultural Technology -  Years 9-12
  • Design and Technology - Years 11-12
  • Food Technology - Years 9-12
  • Industrial Technology - Year 9-12
  • Information and Software Technology - Years 9-10
  • Engineering Studies - Years 9-10

The continuum of technology learning is:

  1. based on students becoming increasingly sophisticated in their ability to design and produce solutions for authentic needs and opportunities.
  2. an option for student specialisation in secondary school through a range of syllabuses addressing particular technologies and aspects of design.