Elective Subject

The two courses offered by the Technology Department are predominantly practically based. The projects and content are very different to the Mandatory Course requirements.

Why Study Timber

This course is suited to students who want to further explore and expand their abilities in the manipulation of timber based technologies.

The course will involve students completing a wide range of timber based projects, developing competency in reading and working accurately from construction plans. Students will learn to apply traditional and current production processes, read cutting lists, select materials, mark out, cut and assemble joinery components and apply a range of timber finishes. Various hand and machine tools will be used along with new and emerging timber technologies.

The course is practically based and will involve the students working in the construction workshops.

Course Content

  • Mass produced items such as toys/puzzles for primary schools
  • Jewellery Box with marquetry
  • Woodturning
  • Vacuum Pressing Projects.

Note: Boys may select only one of the two Technology electives.