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Home Economics

Staff

  • Mrs G. Tait
  • Mrs E. Barclay
  • Miss J. Ellison

 

Department

Food for thought, life and wellbeing is a daily concept for the team of Home Economics specialists here at Stromness Academy; using practical work to demonstrate theory.
From S1 to S6, students are given the opportunity to develop an understanding of ingredients, learn basic life skills and demonstrate a creative flair. Non practical lessons continue the interactive theme; sensory analysis, taste testing and product evaluation to name but a few.
The Fashion & Textile course is a highly practical subject which will allow you to show off your creativity. The course begins with all the basics to build up confidence. You will then start to learn about various techniques which will allow you to create a variety of fashion and textiles items which you can then design yourself. Examples of items that you will make are fleece hats, pencil cases, cushions, tote bags, skirts and pyjamas bottoms.

 

Facilities

1 food room with 10 working stations
1 food room with 5 working stations and classroom seating
1 textiles room with 6 sewing machines and classroom seating

 

Courses

S1

S2

S3

Food Technology
Textile Techology

 

Senior Phase

National 4 Hospitality  National 5 Fashion
National 5 Hospitality  Higher Fashion
National 4 Fashion 

 

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6 days ago

Stromness Academy

Geography Swiss Trip

As you will hopefully be aware, a couple of letters were sent out recently regarding the cancellation of the Geography Department Swiss Trip. Please have a look for the email, or an eye out for the letter if you haven’t given us an email address. It contains important information about claiming your money back.

Thank you all for your patience and understanding regarding the trip. It is understandable, but so very disappointing the trip will not be going ahead in 2021.

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Lockdown Lowdown – An Online Newspaper by S2

Stromness Academy Online Newspaper

On March the 23 rd Boris Johnson put the whole country in lockdown because of the Covid- 19 outbreak. The lockdown has put nearly everything to a stop but farming, here in Orkney as elsewhere, still continues. For many farmers Spring is the busiest time of the year.

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