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TASAM (TAS, Art & Music)


The Faculty of TASAM at Warrawong High School incorporates Technology and Applied Studies, Visual Art and Music. Each area has its own specific syllabus specialisations and each of these subjects incorporates theoretical and practical applications.

Technological and Applied Studies (TAS) Stage 4 is mandatory for all students in Year 7 and 8. A new syllabus was introduced in 2019 and focuses on 4 mandatory components: Digital Technologies; Agriculture & Food; Materials Technologies and Engineered Systems. This provides an opportunity for students to communicate ideas and produce design solutions throughout 200 hours of learning across Stage 4.

In TAS, students use a range of tools, materials and techniques in the design process and technological experiences through theory and practical lessons.

The courses on offer in Stage 5 include but are not limited to:

Food Technology

Industrial Technology Timber/ Metal & Engineering

Textiles Technology

Courses offered are based on student interest and teacher expertise.

The courses on offer in Stage 6 include but are not limited to:

Industrial Technology Timber

Exploring Early Childhood

VET Hospitality (70 Hours Mandatory Work Placement Required)

VET Construction (70 Hours Mandatory Work Placement Required)

Textiles and Design.

The aim of the TAS faculty at Warrawong High School is to provide students with a sense of achievement through problem solving and project based learning embracing 21st Century learning opportunities. The TAS area of learning encourages critical thinking and the freedom to explore creativity within problem solving.

Quality work samples and an understanding of the relationship between theoretical principles and practical design solutions are a faculty focus area.