The Arts


 

The Arts at Cranbourne Primary School.

 

The aim of the Visual Arts program is to ...

 

Provide students with a rounded visual arts curriculum for years F - 6.

  • To deliver an engaging, relevant curriculum.
  • To implement visual arts educational activities which will promote open-ended, creative learning.
  • To facilitate ideas, inspiration and techniques to enable children to explore a wide variety of media in drawing, sketchbooks, sculpture, painting, printmaking, and design.

Basic skills are introduced and then built upon, including drawing, printmaking, sketchbooks, painting and making. Skills are revisited and the use of ongoing sketchbook work underpins this process.

 

 

The aim of the Performing Arts program is to ...

 

Provide students with a rounded performing arts curriculum for years F - 6, comprising music, drama and dance..

  • To deliver an engaging, relevant curriculum.
  • To implement performing arts educational activities which will promote physical, theoretical, collaborative and creative learning.
  • To facilitate ideas, inspiration and techniques to enable children to explore a wide variety of experiences in music, drama, dance, performance and production.

Basic skills are introduced and then built upon, including music (repetition, rhyme, pattern, tempo, beat, rhythm and voice), drama (physical movement, mime, character and narrative development, puppetry, and theatre craft).

 

By creating a safe and nurturing environment, pupils are encouraged to take creative risks and to learn from the journey, rather than head towards a pre-defined end result.