Hutt Valley High School Hutt Valley High School

Year 10 Digital Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss K. Long.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

This course explores a range of digital topics allowing students to design and develop their own outcomes. They a

develop their practical computing skills and understanding through project-based learning. 

Topics covered include:

• Programming with Game Lab
• Virtual Reality
• Video editing
• Web development
• Image manipulation with Photoshop
• 3D modelling
• Computer Science concepts

To look in more detail at what the course involves have a look at our website -

This course is highly recommended for students wishing to study Year 11 Digital Technology and/ or Computer Science in year 12. 

Examples of student work from the WebVR project (use the arrow keys and mouse to look around and turn sound on)

The Moon Landing


The Farm

The Maze

Learning Areas:



Year 11 Digital Technology

This course leads to level 1 Digital Technology. At years 12 and 13 the Digital Technology course splits into Computer Science and Digital Technology. The Computer Science course focuses on programming, networking & computer science concepts. Whereas Digital Technology focuses more on digital media, Web development, 3D modelling
& Virtual Reality.

Career Pathways

Recreation Co-ordinator, Data Analyst, Mining Engineer, Auditor, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Electronics Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Biomedical Engineer, Meteorologist, Fashion Designer, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Systems Administrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Engineering Machinist, Game Developer, Glass Processor, Locksmith, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Graphic Designer, User Experience Designer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20.00 for classroom materials.
We are grateful to families making voluntary payments to assist with course specific costs.