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Creative arts

Creative Arts

In creative arts, students discover a variety of art forms through a study of dance, drama, music and visual arts.

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.

Students must study 100 hours of both music and visual arts during Years 7 to 10. 

They also have an opportunity to further develop their knowledge and skills in other art forms through elective subjects including photography and visual design..


The Creative and Performing Arts Faculty are committed to providing exciting and engaging programs that challenge students to push their creativity and problem solving skills.

Head Teacher

Ms Lamb (HT)


  • Ms Williams (HT Admin)
  • Mr Duffey  
Subject Offered

Visual Arts

Is a manatory course in Year 7 and Year 8 and students enjoy developing new skills and completing artworks through printmaking, ceremics, painting, drawing and sculptures.

Year 9 and Year 10

Students can study Visual Arts as an elective in Year 9 and Year 10, further developing and refining their skills from the mandatory course through more challenging and experimental artmaking projects and extended investigations into art history and criticism.


Drawings and painting

Student achievements

The staff in the Creative and Performing Arts faculty endeavour to display the best examples of student work through various competitions, exhibitions and performance opportunities, providing students with a greater audience to appreciate their hard work. 

Students from Visual Arts, Photography and Ceramics have had their works displayed in:

  • The Penrith Art Show
  • Blacktown Art Prize
  • Emerton Youth Art Prize
  • Penrith Regional Gallery
  • Mount Druitt Hospital.

Music students have performed for:

  • Westfields Mt Druitt Shopping Centre
  • Senior Citizens
  • The Minchinbury Let's Celebrate Public Education Concert
  • Formal Assemblies.