Approx Cost:
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is not needed for this course
Entry Requirements:

Open Entry.

Course Outline:

Year 10 is a full year course that expands upon the skills and knowledge gained in Year 9. New techniques and in-depth investigations of particular artmaking methods and ideas are explored.  Students’ critical thinking and creative abilities are fostered through student directed projects.

Topics include:

  • Observational Drawing.
  • Painting.
  • Screenprinting T-shirt design.
  • Sculpture.
  • Printmaking.
  • Design.
  • Photographic projects.
  • A variety of creative projects.

Assessment is by means of presentation of practical work, peer critique and self review.  Students are offered a Level 1 Achievement Standard in observational drawing. Visual Arts 1.2 use drawing methods for reading information using wet and dry media, 4 credits.  

Where Does It Lead:

NCEA Level 1 Art and beyond to specialist courses in Years 12 and 13.  Art also opens up opportunities in a huge range of creative enterprises, including animation, photography, architecture, film, design, etc.

For further information see:
Mr S Eng.