Here is the information for  all electives in the Technologies Department.

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
Year 10 Reality Shift (Semester)

 

This course will allow you to creatively combine graphics with virtual and augmented reality.

You will learn skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Maximo and Aero to create and animate unique characters as part of an immersive augmented reality experience.

You will also explore the creation of virtual worlds using VR headsets.

Year 10 Putting IT together (Master)

This master course will allow you to develop and combine skills to create a number of projects including manipulating images, interactive magazines, animations, mobile apps and/or computer games.

You will use range of Adobe software such as Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign and/or Character Animator. During lessons, you will develop the skills to be successful in these projects, so a background in these is not essential.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY & FILM
Year 10 Fashion Photography and Iconic Films (Semester)
Unit Overview: A focus on fashion photography and cult classic cinema. Students will engage with a range of commercial fashion, studio photography and experimental production techniques.

From photography, then to film in the later half of the unit where students will explore iconic and compelling Hollywood films including Mean Girls, Clueless, 10 Things I Hate About You, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Juno and The Breakfast Club.

Production Focus:

The focus of this unit is on photography, filming and editing techniques. Tasks may be undertaken on a team or individual basis, and students develop independence and confidence in using Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, DSLR Cameras, studio lighting and a range of production accessories.

Year 10 Photography, Film and Visual Style (Master)

 

Design Photography and Media Production involves the intensive study, development and production of photographic and video forms as a means of communication. Students will have the opportunity to engage with past and present media sources, in particular, film, television and print media.

Unit learning contexts include a combination of the following:

  • Magazine design and production
  • Studio portraiture and self-image
  • Past and present television genres
  • Hollywood film
  • Photojournalism
  • Documentary film

 

Throughout the unit students are encouraged to experiment with filmmaking and photographic technologies to express their ideas. They have the opportunity to further their production skills, processes and development of personal styles.

 

SMALL BUSINESS
Year 10 Market Day (Semester)
In this course, you will work in groups to set up and operate a market stall for Market Day where profits are donated to a charity, which is nominated by the class. Each group is required to design and manufacture a product, create branding and packaging, effectively promote your business, manage orders and finances, apply merchandising strategies and arrange delivery to customers.
Year 10 Small Business Creation (Master)

 

In this master course, you will acquire an understanding of successful business practices with the aim of setting up and operating a business individually. You will learn the value of customer service, marketing, branding and packaging  before developing your business and unique products. Part of the course would be to develop a good understanding of how social media can be used to promote a product, and the need to have an online presence in today’s society.