Creative Arts is of great relevance to students’ lives and enables them to gain increasing intellectual autonomy, evident in interpretations of their own work and the work of others. The subject rewards individual thinking in the representations of students’ ideas both aesthetically and persuasively. It offers students opportunities to engage in creative and inductive forms of inquiry and to be assessed on their production — through the making of artworks, music and drama pieces — as well as on their critical and historical understanding of the arts, demonstrated in their writing and talking about different Creative Art forms.

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Senior Courses offered by Creative Arts


In Drama, students can investigate, shape, and symbolically represent ideas, feelings, attitudes, beliefs and their consequences. By studying this major art form students acquire skills in interpretation, communication, performance and critical analysis and become aware of the technical processes and technologies that may be used to heighten dramatic presentation.

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Music 1

The purpose of Music 1 is to provide students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes within a broad musical context and encourage the desire to continue learning in formal and informal music settings after school. The course provides students with opportunities to engage in a range of musical styles, including contemporary popular music, and for many, it will serve as a pathway for further training and employment in the music industry or in contemporary music fields.

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts builds understanding of the role of art, in all forms of media, in contemporary and historical cultures and visual worlds. In contemporary societies many types of knowledge are increasingly managed through imagery and spectacle and much of students’ knowledge is acquired in this way. The subject of Visual Arts serves to facilitate the interpretation of such information.

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Latest Creative Arts News

Friday November 24 2017

On A Musical Note

NESA Encore Nomination   Year 12 music student Nick Keogh In September this year, Nick performed four pieces as part of his HSC Music program. We are delighted to announce that he has a received a NESA Encore nomination for his outstanding performances on this day. Nick may have the opportunity should one of his […]

Wednesday November 22 2017

Do You Have Unwanted Beauty Items? We Need Them For The Grease Musical!

Our Arts and Drama department are on the scout for any unwanted beauty items for our Grease musical next year! If you have any unwanted beauty items such as  hair rollers, brushes, clips, make-up compactors, mirrors, old makeup containers etc that you have and don’t need anymore, Xavier would love to take these off your […]

Tuesday November 21 2017

2018 Grease Production

The 2018 production of Grease is well underway with the first full day rehearsal taking place last Wednesday. The cast is excited and sounding quite amazing even at this early stage. Behind the scenes, props, sets and costumes are being sourced and constructed with the main work to take place early next year. We are […]

Friday September 8 2017

HSC Showcase Evening

Our annual HSC showcase of Design and Technology, Timber, Visual Arts, Music, and Drama, along with the new addition of Society and Culture Personal Interest Projects was held on Wednesday the 30th of August.  With a large crowd in attendance the evening has become an important celebration and rite of passage for many of our […]

Wednesday August 23 2017

Showcase Of HSC Student Work 2017

Please view the official invitation for the showcase of HSC student work below. We look forward to seeing you there!

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