Year 10 Childcare

The Year 10 Childcare course gives the students an opportunity to expand their understanding of all domains of child development. Students complete a variety of practical projects focusing on items suitable for children.   Students also look at feeding fussy eaters and make a variety of nutritious foods suitable for toddlers.

A highlight of this course is when students prepare activities and run playgroups with children aged two to five years giving them first-hand knowledge about the responsibilities of caring for children.

This course has NO pre-requisites, although having completed Year 9 Childcare would be advantageous.

This subject will incur a workbook levy.

Year 10 Cafe Culture

The Year 10 Cafe Culture course gives the students an insight into Cafe life, and how a Cafe operates. Students will enhance their food preparation skills by producing a range of foods you generally see served in a Cafe as well as ‘on trend foods’. In addition to this, students will have the opportunity to use a commercial coffee machine to prepare and present a range of popular coffees.

Prerequisites: Nil

Pathways: Year 11 Certificate II in Hospitality and Year 11 Food Science and Technology (General)

This subject will incur a cookbook levy.

Year 10 Foods

The year 10 food course focuses on our multicultural heritage and students will prepare and cook a variety of diverse dishes from a range of countries.  Students will also develop an understanding of cooking methods, safe food hygiene, knife skills and food presentation.  Students will be given the opportunity to use the technology process to research, develop and produce a recipe from a chosen country using the skills they have been developing.  They will also learn about the impact of their food choices on the environment.

Prerequisites: Nil

Pathways: Year 11 Certificate II in Hospitality and Year 11 Food Science and Technology (General)

This subject will incur a cookbook levy.

Year 10 Textiles

The Year 10 Textiles course gives the students an opportunity to further develop their sewing skills using a traditional sewing machine, and will also introduce them to the overlocker which will enhance the finish of their projects.

Students will have the opportunity to learn how to use commercial patterns to complete a variety of projects and will be guided on fabric selection and construction details to complete textile articles to a professional standard.

This course has NO pre-requisites, although having completed Year 9 Textiles would be advantageous.

This subject will incur a workbook levy.