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Home Economics

 
Yr 9 and 10 Home Economics is a course of study designed to develop knowledge and understanding, and practical skills related to nutrition, food preparation; textiles and craft. Students learn in a practical way how to think critically and creatively to make decisions about issues affecting individuals, families and society.
 
Home Economics Subjects are based around the 21st Century Skills
 

1) CRITICAL THINKING 2) CREATIVE THINKING 3) COMMUNICATION 

4) COLLABORATION 5) SOCIAL SKILLS and 6) ICT SKILLS

Courses Offered

 
The course is  a semester course, divided into two terms - one for Food and Nutrition and the other for Creative Textiles.
 
Food and Nutrition unit explores healthy culturally diverse meals for Australians.
 


 
 

Creative Textile unit develops students develop understanding of textile decoration and construction methods. 

 

 

Year 10

The course is offered as a full year course.
Semester 1: Home Economics/Nutrition: Offering a semester of food and nutrition studies.
Semester 2: Introduction to Hospitality: Offering a sampling of Cert II Kitchen Operations and Cert II Hospitality.
 
 
 
 
Special features
 
Additional costs to be covered by student: Approx $15 p/w  for Ingredients for weekly take home cookery. Approx $20 for textile fabric and notions required for textile project.
 
Senior subjects
Health and Wellbeing
Fashion
Cert II Hospitality
Cert II Kitchen operations

Tertiary subjects

Cert III commercial cookery
Diploma Hospitality
Degree in Teaching
Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics
Cert III in Health and fitness
 
Careers
Chef
Food and Beverage Attendant
Barista
Hosptiality and Event Managerment
Personal trainer
Nutritionist and Dietitian
Flight attendant
Food Stylist
Food Technologist
Fashion and Design consultant
 
​Pam O'Sullivan ​Patty Riley
Paula Willis 
  

 Teacher- Aide