The Technology and Applied Studies (TAS) faculty at Henry Kendall High School is a dynamic and high achieving staff in the school. All teachers are highly trained, committed and enthusiastic professionals with diverse expertise in home economics, computing technology and industrial arts.
TAS courses help to develop creativity and problem solving skills in your children. They also help to build their self-confidence as they take pride in creating something with their hands and imagination.
These courses include:
Stage 4 - In Technology Mandatory lessons the Year 7 and 8 students will study 4 context areas over the two years. The classes will study different context ares by rotating each semester. The compulsory context is Digital Technologies and the other context areas can be chosen from Agriculture and Food Technologies, Engineered Systems and Materials Technologies. All four technology contexts must be delivered across Years 7 - 8. Digital Technologies must be delivered for a minimum of 50 indicative hours. Technology contexts may be taught individually. Technology contexts may be taught concurrently. Technology contexts may be repeated.
At least four design projects will be produced across Years 7 - 8, one for each of the four contexts.
Stage 5 - Years 9 and 10 students are able to choose from Fashion Design, Food Technology, Industrial Technology Timber, iSTEM and Information and Software Technology
Stage 6 - Years 11 and 12 students have the opportunity to select from Design and Technology, Engineering Studies, Food Technology, Information Processes and Technology, Industrial Technology Timber, Society and Culture and Software Design and Development.
In TAS courses, your children are involved in a combination of practical, hands-on exercises and studies that give them an insight into professional application of these skills. They offer students an opportunity to gain valuable skills for future employment. At Henry Kendall High School we use industry standard equipment and practices to ensure students reach their full potential. TAS staff members also teach Vocational Education and Training courses in Hospitality and Primary Industries.