Arts at Tawa School


Art Education at Tawa School explores, challenges, affirms and celebrates unique artistic expressions of self, community, and culture. We seek to nurture creativity, enrich the lives of students through individual expression and build their skills base through dance, drama, visual arts and music. Art is Integrated across the whole curriculum

ARTS PROGRAMME:
We have a regular Friday Arts Programme run for Middle, Senior and Intermediate students covering all the four strands. We offer a wide range of choices within each area. In past we have included:

· Visual Arts: Painting, Sketching, Collage, Paper Crafts, Paper Mache, Card Making, Murals, Zentangle Art, Textiles and Fibre, Cinematography, Masks, Pastels and Pencils, Calico Art and Artists Studies, graffiti art,

· Music: Guitar, Keyboard, Orchestra, Band, Percussion, Singing and Drumming

· Drama: Drama, Script writing, Theatre Sports and Production Group

· Dance: Flash Mob Dancing, Creative Dance and Dance Splash

The Junior Team divide children into cross class groups and spend approximately three weeks at each rotation. All students will get to do all activities twice a year to get full curriculum coverage. These topics include: Dance, Drama, Music, Visual Art and Developmental Discovery/Craft and ICT.

ARTS PRODUCTION/FESTIVAL:
We have a whole school arts event biannually. These will be in odd years.

MUSIC LESSONS:
Students can participate in individual music lessons. We have a number of schools that use the facilities to teach their students.

TOURNAMENT OF MINDS:
We offer this programme to Year 5 – 8’s only. For more information regarding this topic, click on the following link TOM website




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