Visual Arts General
In the Visual Arts General course, students engage in traditional, modern and contemporary media and techniques within the broad areas of art forms. The course promotes innovative practice. Students are encouraged to explore and represent their ideas and gain an awareness of the role that artists and designers play in reflecting, challenging and shaping societal values. Students are encouraged to appreciate the work of other artists and engage in their own art practice.
The Music General course encourages students to explore a range of musical experiences, developing their musical skills and understanding and creative and expressive potential, through a selected musical context. The course consists of a written component incorporating aural and theory, composing and arranging, investigation and analysis, in addition to a practical component. The Music General course provides opportunities for creative expression, the development of aesthetic appreciation, and understanding and respect for music and music practices across different times, places, cultures and contexts. Studying music may also provide a pathway for further training and employment in a range of professions within the music industry.