Design & Technology

  • A design & technology class with a difference – it will include Cooking & Food handling, Sewing & Textiles and Woodwork! 
    This class is for Sarah’s Sanctuary students only!
  • Students will cover Cooking & Food Safety Training…

    • Food Preparation & Training
    • Basic Food Safety Principles
    • Online Training
    • Certificate of Completion

      Students will cover Sewing & Textiles: which may include…

      • Sewing on a button
      • Sewing by hand or with a machine
      • Weaving
      • Paracord & Macrame projects
      • Creating stencils for t-shirts
      • Stained glass design
      • Lino printing
      • Tye dying
      • Screen Printing


    Students will cover Woodwork: which may include…

    • Tool Identification & Usage
    • Tool Safety
    • Whittling & Carving
    • Pyrography (wood burning)
    • Hand sawing with a mitre box
    • Cutting using a jigsaw
    • Sanding (hand & electric)
    • Nailing with a hammer
    • Painting & Staining


    Most materials are provided!

    Extra costs may be involved depending on projects chosen by the group at the commencement of the year, for example own t-shirt for stencilling.

    All students produced works will be collected and displayed at the Presentation Afternoon for this semester.

    Dates for 2019 Presentation Afternoons are:

    • Semester 1: Mid Year – Friday Afternoon 5th July
    • Semester 2: Final – Saturday 7th December
  • Outcomes covered in the Australian Curriculum:

    • Design & Technology
    • Health
    • The Arts: Visual Art
  • Teacher: Sarah-Ann Nicholson-Holden

    Classes will be coordinated & overseen by Sarah-Ann Nicholson-Holden. Sarah-Ann is our head teacher bringing with her over 30 years experience teaching all ages and abilities from Primary to TAFE level. She is currently homeschooling the last of her three boys, while her older two have now moved on to successful achievements at TAFE. Sarah-Ann teaches a range of different classes at both venues and is passionate about all her students and assisting them to succeed in whatever they set their mind to! Sarah has a natural bent to bring out the best in all her students!