Creative and performing arts allow students to explore a variety of art forms through the study of music, visual arts, photography, dance and drama
Students learn to appreciate, compose, listen, create and perform, with each course allowing students to develop unique knowledge and specific skills that build confidence, creativity and self-efficacy.
to build collaborative relationships with both students and staff on the basis of trust and integrity
to foster a supportive classroom and staffroom environment focused on positivity, engagement, growth and wellbeing
to drive opportunities for student to achieve and excel in the Creative and Performing Arts, to develop passion and value their skills.
Music is important because it is abstract; it does not mean anything outside itself, it does not describe, narrate or tell stories ... music evokes, suggests, implies and music opens up the mind in an extraordinary way. Richard Gill
Students must study 100 hours of both music and visual arts during Years 7 to 10. They also have an opportunity to further develop their knowledge and skills in other art forms through elective subjects. Students can then select from a range of courses in Years 11 to 12.