Food and Soft Materials


Food


Food at PHS develops students’ awareness of the important link between food, health and well-being and the importance of safe food handling whilst developing practical cooking skills to create healthy budget conscious food.

 

Year 9

Food Technology is part of the core technology rotation where students study two of the four technology subjects offered for four periods per week for two terms of the year. 

Year 10

Students can choose to study either Food Technology or Food and Nutrition.

Year 11, Year 12 & Year 13

In the senior school students can choose to study Food and Nutrition or Catering and Hospitality. 

 

Soft Materials

 

Soft materials at PHS develops students’ creativity and design skills, whilst improving their machine techniques, to design and create a range of textile items. 

 

Year 9

Soft Materials is part of the core technology rotation where students study two of the four technology subjects offered for four periods per week for two terms of the year. Students also have the option to select Soft Materials as a half year option subject for three periods a week. 

Year 10, Year 11, Year 12 & Year 13

Students have the option to study Design and Textiles.