The Arts covers
four disciplines of study and is available to all students from Years 7 to
12. Students can elect to study one or
more of the department’s subject areas of Drama, Media, Visual Arts and Music
simultaneously depending on their year level.
strand in The Arts aims to engage, inspire and enrich student lives and
imaginations. To help students realise
their creative and expressive potential through any of the four disciplines.
Students of The
create pieces of work that showcase their skills, abilities and responses to the world around them
appreciate the aesthetics of the disciplines and identify its impacts on society and environment
collaborate with each other to produce art and to deepen their understanding and acceptance of others’ perspectives, skills and talents
In Years 7-8, students
complete a term rotation of the four arts electives. In one semester of Year 8,
they choose to extend their learning in one discipline. In Year 9 students can choose up to two of
the four electives and a fifth subject option of Visual Design is available.
In the Senior
School Year 10 students can choose up to four electives and in Year 11-12
students can elect to study general subjects Drama, Film, Television and New
Media, Music, Visual Arts and Applied subject, Visual Arts in Practice. Year 12 students also have the opportunity to
apply to study Music Extension.
information regarding subjects, topics and assessment, please consult the
relevant Curriculum Handbooks.
Department The Arts Monique
Visual Art Studio Art Programs - Term 3
Our special Visual Arts Studio program is offered to interested students to enrol in a class timetabled after school from 2.45pm - 4.15pm. The program is an extension beyond core classroom work and involves concept development, techniques and applied practice.
For more information and the application form for our Term 3 program please click on the link on the right hand side of this page.