Integrated Learning - Food, Design and Technology

11HES1

In #Cooking students focus on practical cooking for a purpose, and recording their learning journey using ICT in the form of blogs, social media and digital portfolios.

Course details

  • Further study: Stage 1 Integrated Learning - Coffee Shop
    Stage 1 Integrated Learning - Food
    Stage 2 Integrated Learning - Catering

About the subject

Students will apply their knowledge and skills to a real-world task for a specific purpose. They will work as a team and learn collaboratively as they participate in meaningful, food-based activity that connects them to the community.

Through a focus on practical cooking for a purpose, and recording their learning journey using ICT in the form of blogs, social media and digital portfolios, students will develop their capabilities in the following key areas of study:

  • Key Area 1: Developing the Capability for Learning
  • Key Area 5: Developing the Capability for Communication

Key themes

The learning and assessment program has a focus on developing a range of practical cookery skills for specific purposes coupled with critical and reflective thinking to improve results over time. A major focus is on students developing their communication skills by creating a food blog and sharing their individual learning journey. 

Assessment

The following assessment types enable students to demonstrate their learning in Stage 1 Integrated Learning: Practical - 30%, Group Activity - 50%, Folio and Discussion - 20%.

The Compass App

Students and their families are encouraged to download the Darwin High School Compass app to their smart phone/tablet device. Compass app allows you to stay up to date with announcements and events, complete a range of e-forms for student absences and excursions and easily contact us via phone or email direct from the app.

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