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Curriculum 2022

Food and Textiles Technology


Subject Name Food and Textiles Technology
Year Level 7
Subject Length Semester
Subject Type Compulsory
Staff Contact Tim Rodgers


This subject aims to encourage students to develop knowledge, understanding and skills related to food hygiene, safety and the provision of quality food. Students demonstrate hygienic handling of food to ensure safe, appealing products and describe and manage the risks of injury and WHS issues associated with handling food.

Topics may include:

  • Food (1 Term): Students develop skills in food safety preparation, prepare and present food using basic food ingredients. Students are introduced to the Australian Dietary Guidelines.  
  • Textiles (1 Term): Students follow the design process to develop hand and machine sewing skills and use other textile equipment to create a personal item.


Tasks may include:

  • Basic Kitchen Skills: Students develop skills in designing, producing and evaluating solutions for specific food purpose.
  •  Planning and Reflection for Creating a Fabric Basket using Recycled Material: Students plan/create a basket proposal, sew a fabric basket and later reflect on their knowledge and skill development in design and sewing.

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