Food Technology

YEAR 7 & 8 Technology

 Construction Technology (Manual Arts)

 Safe working methods and machine operating procedures are introduced with students gaining an understanding in using machines in a practical situation. Students will work with a range of technologies and materials including wood and plastics constructions.

Food/Textiles Technology

Food Technology introduces students to a general insight into 3 major areas – Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles.

Food and Nutrition introduce studentS to nutrition and basic food handling and practical cookery skills. Clothing and textiles looks at the basic skills in using the sewing machine and care of clothing and textiles.



Course overview Year 9 Food Technology students study into a range of topics including: Food for special occasions, Food selection and health, Food science, Food in Australia. Students engage in a range of theoretical and practical learning experiences to study into and demonstrate skills related to the above areas.

This Australian Curriculum Learning Area is organised around two strands

  • Design and Technologies Knowledge and Understanding
  • Design and Technologies Process and Production Skills

Assessment: A variety of assessment formats including tests, presentations and research tasks will be employed.

In Year 9 Food Technology can be taken either as a semester subject or for a full year.