Technology, Industry, Design & Enterprise (TIDE)

Technology, Industry, Design & Enterprise (TIDE)

Year 7

This is a dynamic and engaging taster course where students are introduced to a range of materials and manufacturing processes. Students will have the opportunity to create a variety of 3 dimensional objects focusing on design and construction techniques. Students are taught to work safely and sustainably in a workshop environment.

Design and Creative Technology is a subject suited to both male and female students as each project retains sufficient flexibility in design to cater to the interests of all participants.

Examples of projects undertaken by the students may include:

  • wooden racing car
  • brass snake ring
  • fused glass crucifix
  • technical graphics
  • timber passive speaker
  • wood and glass Christmas ornament

This course leads to three exciting and diverse subjects for Year 8 in the Technology, Industry, Design & Enterprise (TIDE) Learning Area. Students are permitted to choose all three if they wish in Year 8.

  • Woodwork
  • Glassworking, Jewellery & 3D Design
  • Technical Graphics