Our purpose-built technology facilities provide learning experiences in Food, Hard
Materials & Design technology. We also offer robotics classes for some schools.
Our students learn the correct processes in order to create a solution for an authentic
need. This process includes learning knowledge, researching, developing skills, being
creative and producing and evaluating the final outcome. Year 7 students attend the
Technology Centre one day per week for half a year and rotate around the three
technology rooms every six weeks. Students choose 2 out of the 3 options in Year 8.
We service the technology needs of other local primary schools, catering for over 400
Year 7 & 8 students from Waitakere, Huapai, Riverhead, Timatanga, Whenuapai and
Waimauku Schools. Our teaching staff have extensive knowledge in their specialist
areas, allowing them to offer students a depth of technology education that is engaging
and motivating. The workshops are well resourced and offer students access to a wide
range of materials. We are grateful that the Pinepac ITM group sponsorship of our
centre. This is an important relationship that benefits a number of students in the
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