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Design & Technology

Design & Technology is an optional, practical-based subject that encourages students to learn a new skill base:

  • woodwork
  • metalwork
  • jewellery making
  • industrial workshop
  • model making
  • plastics

Students learn hand and machine work in a practical and creative manner. The course includes:

  • research and design
  • developing ideas
  • fabricating projects
  • evaluation

Students who perform well in Years 7, 8 and 9 have the opportunity to further pursue their interests in this area through specialised courses in Senior School such as Certificates in Building & Construction.

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Latest News

01 September 2017

2017 SHOWCASE "LUCKY BREAK"

Girrawheen SHS Performing Arts Showcase is on Sept 22, 2017 at Sacred Heart College Performing Arts Centre from 6:30 pm.

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09 August 2017

PARENT HANDBOOK

The Parent Handbook outlines the policies and operational procedures at Girrawheen Senior High School and contains important information for parents to support their child throughout the school year.

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18 July 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO PARENTS: NETFLIX FLIM

The National Youth Mental Health Foundation has joined other Australian mental health organisations in voicing its concerns around the films portrayal of anorexia nervosa.

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