Visual Arts provides opportunities for students to enjoy the making and studying of art.
Visual Arts builds an understanding of the role of art in all forms of media, both in the contemporary and historical world, and enables students to represent their ideas and interests in artworks.
Visual Arts enables students to become informed, understand and write about their contemporary world.
The Visual Arts Years 7–10 Syllabus contains both Mandatory and Elective courses. The Mandatory course is taught as a coherent study of 100 hours, not spread over several years. This is a requirement for eligibility for the award of the Record of School Achievement (RoSA). The Elective course can be studied for 100 or 200 hours in Stage 5 and upon successful completion will be recorded, with a grade, on the Record of School Achievement (RoSA).
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Students will learn about
Students learn about how art is shaped by different beliefs, values and meanings by exploring artists and artworks from different times and places and relationships in the artworld between the artist – artwork – world – audience. They also explore how their own lives and experiences can influence their art making as well as critical and historical studies.
Students will learn to
Students learn to investigate and respond to a wide range of artists and artworks in art making, critical and historical studies. They also learn to interpret and explain the function of and relationships in the art world between the artist – artwork – world – audience to make and study artworks.
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