Textiles 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 look at the basic skills in using the sewing machine and care of clothing and textiles.

YEAR 9 Course overview:

In Year 9 Textiles, students complete a series of co-ordinated products. They will use a range of techniques and equipment to process, manipulate and transform materials into useful products. Students’ progress through skill levels at their own rate, making informed decisions about pattern and fabric selection and design considerations.

Assessment: Creating and Making, Listening, Viewing and Responding, Exploring and Responding.

This Australian Curriculum Learning Area is organised around two strands

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