Visual Arts

Course Code: <course_code>Domain: <domain>Timetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information In this elective, you will explore Visual Art forms popular with young people today. You will be given the skills to develop your drawing and learn the techniques to produce realistic art. You will learn how to print, paint, sculpt, plan, […]

Media

Course Code: <course_code>Domain: <domain>Timetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information In the Media elective, you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop skills within the broad range of film, advertising, animation and digital photography. Emphasising creativity, collaboration and problem solving, you will be given a variety of tasks within […]

Music Genre Study

Course Code: <course_code>Domain: <domain>Timetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information In the Music Genre Study elective, you will explore the evolution of contemporary music from 1950’s Rock’n’Roll to 1980’s Synth-Pop and beyond. You will recognise and distinguish between the characteristics of musical sub-genres from a range of contexts. Opportunities will be […]

Graphic Design

Course Code: <course_code> Domain: <domain> Timetable: <timetable> Length of Course: <duration> Course Information Graphic Design surrounds us: it is the signs we read, the products we buy, and the rooms we inhabit. Graphic designers find beauty within limitations, working towards the ultimate goal of visually communicating a message. Using a language […]

Drama

Course Code: <course_code> Domain: <domain> Timetable: <timetable> Length of Course: <duration> Course Information In the Year 9 Drama elective you will safely use the processes, techniques and conventions of drama to refine your performance skills. Throughout the elective you will plan and present extended improvisations to your peers and explore published […]

Advertising and Music Videos

Course Code: <course_code> Domain: The Arts Timetable: <timetable> Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Advertising and Music Videos focuses on developing your knowledge and understanding of marketing and advertising and in this course you will view, listen to and analyse interesting and relevant media texts. You will consider how the cultural […]

Art Now!

Course Code:  Domain: The Arts Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Contemporary art practice is no longer bound to realistic representation and the artist is free to express and explore ideas through whatever methods best communicate them. The re-interpreting of conventional images and concepts has allowed artists to question what […]

Behind the Scenes

Course Code:  Domain: The Arts Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information The people that work behind the scenes are the ones who make theatre magic happen. In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge to undertake the numerous roles needed to create a professional piece of theatre such […]

Digital Arts

Course Code:  Domain: The Arts Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information While computers have opened up limitless creative options for artists, making effective artwork requires a mix of technical capabilities and creative intelligence. This course teaches you how to create and present art and design that is technically sound, conceptually […]

Documentaries and News

Course Code:  Domain: The Arts Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Documentaries and News focuses on developing your ability to create and analyse non-fiction media. You will view, listen to and analyse interesting and relevant media texts and investigate ways to create meaning by producing your own news reports and […]