Home Economics is a subject where the inter-relationships between foods, diet, health, consumer education and awareness and food-related technology, are studied within the context of the individuals, homes and families.
Meet the Staff
Ms L Canning – Acting Principal Teacher Technologies
Mrs K Anderson – Acting Depute Head Teacher/Home Economics Teacher
Ms G Forrest – Teacher Home Economics
Ms G Tullis – Teacher Home Economics
Technical Education is a subject where the inter-relationship between research, problem solving and the exploration of new skills and materials, results in the creation of new concepts, products and/or applications, likewise it embraces both creativity and entrepreneurial skills.
Meet the Staff
Mr A Conn – Teacher Technical Education
Mr M McDonald – Teacher Technical Education
Mr J Morgan – Teacher Technical Education
Mrs R McKernan – Teacher Technical Education
Mr A Mennie – Technical Technician
Faculty of Technologies: Home Economics Department: Values:
- Safeguarding: we will provide a safe and nurturing place to learn, where we welcome, understand and know our pupils;
- Excellence: we are committed to diversity across all our learning and teaching;
- Leadership: staff are active in leadership – in their classrooms, their subjects and across the whole school community;
- Community-focused: we are committed to involving our wider learning community in our learning and maximising upon mutual learning opportunities for all pupils, parents and partners.
Faculty of Technologies: Home Economics Department: Aims
- Help pupils explore and expand their knowledge of health and textile technologies, in a range of practical contexts, enhancing their potential to live a healthy lifestyle and make responsible and creative choices about their diet, food, lifestyle choices and fashion;
- Build pupil confidence through the development of practical food and textile skills;
- Prepare pupils for life after school, by developing a range of problem solving and decision-making abilities;
- Equip pupils with useful life-long skills such as: organisation, management of time, money, materials and resources. Through career-focused activities, investigations and practical work; where pupils are taught the essentials of a healthy and creative approach to practical skills development.