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Technological and applied studies

Technological and Applied Studies - TAS

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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) is the faculty at Woolgoolga High School that encompasses the industrial arts, home economics and information technology subjects. The Head Teacher for this faculty resides in the industrial arts staffroom.

Faculty staff

Head Teacher - Kris Oates

Home Economics teachers:

  • Fiona Fluechter
  • Vanessa Fraser
  • Toni Taylor
  • Judy Cochrane (Kitchen Assistant)

Information Technology teachers:

  • Paul Bordignon
  • Karen Dews
  • Paul Mccormack

Industrial Arts teachers:

  • Kris Oates
  • Andrew Hackwell
  • Dylan Kinninmont
  • Jamie Murgatroyd
  • Daniel Radford