Approx Cost:
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Recommendations:

Open Entry

Course Outline:

This is a semester course that allows students to express their ideas in the context of Sculpture and Painting. Students critical thinking, collaborative skills and creative abilities are fostered through student directed projects.

Projects include: Tape Figure Sculpture: A collaborative project where ākonga cast each other’s bodies in packaging tape to create a life scaled site-specific sculpture.

Aotearoa Peitatanga: Painting within the context of Aotearoa with a focus on establishing each students own visual representation of whakapapa.

For those wishing to study Art, Design or Photography beyond Y10 we recommend you take both Photography/Design and Painting/Sculpture Art courses.


Assessment is by means of presentation of practical work, peer critique and self-review.  

Where Does It Lead:

Specialist courses in Years 12 and 13 such as Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Photography andf Design.  Art also opens up opportunities in a huge range of creative enterprises, including animation, photography, architecture, film, design, etc.

For further information see:
Mr Eng