Creative Arts works can be defined by purposeful, creative, interpretations of limitless concepts or ideas in order to communicate something to another person.
In Creative Arts, students discover a variety of art forms through a study of Drama, Photography, Music, Visual Arts and Visual Design.
Studying the Creative Arts, students learn to appreciate, compose, listen, make and perform. Each art form has its own unique knowledge and skills, elements or concepts as well as a capacity to inspire and enrich lives. The arts enable students to develop their creative and expressive capacities by learning about the different practices, disciplines and traditions that have shaped the expression of culture locally, nationally and globally.
Students must study 100 hours of both Music and Visual Arts during Years 7 and 8. They also have an opportunity to further develop their knowledge and skills in other art forms through elective subjects. Students can then select from a range of courses in Years 11 to 12.
The Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) department at John Therry Catholic College boasts energetic staff who can offer student diverse and challenging opportunities. In the HSC courses in Visual Arts, Music, Drama, our students have attained the highest standards, with inclusion in HSC Showcase events; Artexpress (Visual Arts), Encore (Music) and OnStage (Drama).
YEAR 7 & 8 — STAGE 4 MANDATORY
YEAR 9 & 10 — STAGE 5
YEAR 11 & 12 — STAGE 6- HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE