Digital and Design Technology

​Digital and Design Technology is an engaging and dynamic subject which equips students with the necessary skills to navigate the ever-evolving digital landscape. Our curriculum is designed to foster the growth of digital citizens who are responsible, adaptable and innovative in a technology-driven world. From Prep - Year 6, students attend specialist lessons for Digital Technology where they develop essential skills and knowledge in digital literacy, problem solving, critical thinking and creativity. Some of the key areas include Digital Systems, Algorithms and Programming, Data and Information, Creating Digital Solutions, and Impacts of Digital Technology. 

Design Technologies is an integral part of our curriculum, focusing on nurturing students’ creativity, problem-solving skills and design thinking abilities. This area encourages students to explore the world of design and innovation through hands-on projects and collaborative activities. Through practical projects and interactive lessons, students actively engage with concepts such as Design Thinking, Materials and Technologies, Engineering Principles and Technologies and Society.

At our school, we are committed to delivering a modern and innovative learning experience for all students. In Years 4 - 6, each student is equipped with their very own 1-to-1 device, ensuring seamless access to digital resources and personalised learning opportunities tailored to their needs. This program empowers students to engage with educational content in a way that suits their unique learning styles and preferences. With these devices, they have the ability to explore a wide range of digital resources, collaborate with their peers on projects and receive instant feedback from teachers. Our IT support team ensures that these devices are well-maintained, secure, and up-to-date, providing a safe and productive learning environment for all students in these grades.

We are proud to extend the benefits of technology to all year levels at our school. In addition to the 1-to-1 device program for Years 4 - 6, students in other year levels also have access to a range of devices and digital resources. Every student can tap into the power of technology to enhance their learning journey.

Beyond the 1-to-1 device program, our school proudly embraces emerging technologies that drive curiosity and creativity. We are thrilled to offer our students access to drones and 3D printers, providing them with unparalleled opportunities to expand their skill sets and unlock their full potential.

These modern tools and technologies not only enhance our students' learning experiences but also prepare them for the digital and design challenges of the future. Our commitment to providing a technologically enriched learning environment empowers students across all year levels to thrive in a rapidly changing world. By equipping them with devices and offering access to drones and 3D printers, we foster a culture of curiosity, exploration and innovation, ensuring that our students are well-prepared for success in their academic journey and beyond.

At St Peter Chanel we believe that Digital and Design Technology plays a vital role in preparing students for their future, so we aim to equip students with the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to thrive in a rapidly evolving digital world. ​