Technologies relates particularly to contexts that provide scope for developing skills, knowledge, understanding and attributes through creative, practical and work-related activities. Technology is the application of knowledge and skills to extend human capabilities and to help and satisfy human needs and wants. In these circumstances it has, is and will continue to be an essential component of a nation's economic prosperity.
Learning in this curricular area promotes research, problem solving, exploration of new and unfamiliar concepts. Students will develop their creativity and entrepreneurial skills and be encouraged to become innovative and critical designers of the future.
Principal Teacher Curriculum Technologies: Mrs Maxine Macaulay
Main Subjects in Broad General Education: Computing, Design and Manufacture, Graphic Communication, ICT and Technology
Main Subjects in Senior Phase: Computing Science, Design and Manufacture, Graphic Communication, Practical Metalwork and Practical Woodworking
Business Management/ BIT:
BGE – Work through the ‘Hour of Code’ tasks
All Senior Phase Students should refer to the SQA past paper website and work through question papers at the relevant level
Work through material on Edmodo/BBC Bitesize where appropriate.