Seaton High has two fully equipped teaching kitchens, enabling Foods classes to engage in meaningful practical lessons. Through practical application, students' skills are extended and developed with each year of study.
The Textile classroom is equipped with a variety of technologies, from standard sewing machines to digital embroiders, overlockers and needle punch machines. Students are given every opportunity to explore the many facets of working with fabric, embellishments and technology. Textile students also have access to a laser cutter and 3D Printer to further their creativity.
Design and Technololgy - Home Economics can be studied from Year 8-12 (stage 2).
All students study one compulsory semester in Foods and Textiles.
Students can select a semester of Foods and Textiles:
- One term of Foods, building on the practical skills and techniques introduced in Year 8. - One term of Textiles, introducing a variety of sewing techniques and technologies.
Students Year 10 Students can select a semester of Foods to further expand their food preparation, presentation and service skills. Students can select a semester of Textiles to further develop their skills in working with technology and fabric.
Year 11 SACE Stage 1 courses offered build upon the courses studied in Year 10, as well as prepare students for study at Stage 2
- Food & Hospitality A
- Food & Hospitality B
(The study of both or one is recommended for students wanting to undertake Food & Hospitality at Stage 2)
- Food for Living
- Creating with Fabric
Year 12 Students may choose a full year of SACE Stage 2 Food & Hospitality.