The Arts Department offers students courses in:
- Visual Arts
This course is exploratory in nature, offering an overview of visual arts as a foundation
for further study. Students will become familiar with the elements and principles of
design and the expressive qualities of various materials by using a range of media,
processes, techniques, and styles. Students will use the creative and critical analysis
processes and will interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context. This course builds the knowledge and skills students will need to explore their creativity in further courses.
This course enables students to develop their skills in producing and presenting art
by introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic exploration and
experimentation. Students will apply the elements and principles of design when exploring the creative process. Students will use the critical analysis process to reflect on and interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.
This course builds on the knowledge and skills developed in grade 9 and allows students to explore their creativity and personal style.