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Homebush Boys High School

Homebush Boys High School

Recte et Fortiter means Upright and Strong

Telephone02 9764 3611

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

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.

Technology and Applied Studies (TAS) faculty is committed to the excellence in teaching and learning of a broad curriculum by fostering a caring and supportive environment. Continuing changes and emerging technologies pose a real challenge to today’s society and to address these dynamic challenges we endeavour to provide opportunities that value practical skills, problem solving, organisational and communicating skills that promote integrity, respect, responsibility and participation.

TAS Teachers at Homebush Boys High School

  • A. Abbou (Head of Faculty)
  • A. Arundavaraja
  • M. Bolbol
  • A. Houvardas
  • A. Hryce
  • N. Madakasira
  • S. McFarlane
  • G. Saber
  • R. Singh
  • S. Tserpes

Subject currently taught

 
Year of study Subject
7 - 8 Technology (mandatory)
9 - 10 Food Technology
9 - 10 Industrial Technology (Timber, Electronics, Metals)
9 - 10 Graphics Technology
9 - 10 Information and Software Technology
9 - 10 Information Technology Cert 1 (online with TAFE)
11 - 12 VET Hospitality
11 - 12 VET Construction
11 - 12 Engineering Studies
11 - 12 Industrial Technology Timber and Furniture Industries
11 - 12 Industrial Technology Multimedia Industries
11 - 12 Information Processes and Technology
11 - 12 Software Design and Development