St Gabriels offers a Visual and Performing Arts program where the students are engaged in a variety of innovative art and drama experiences. The program aims to foster self-expression, enhance social and emotional skills and enrich their creative life at St Gabriel’s Primary School.
Integrated Art/Drama & Digital Technologies
St Gabriels has introduced an integrated Art, Drama and Digital Technologies curriculum that is building 21st Century skills in creativity, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and resilience. This innovative program has captured the imagination of students through units of work including Makey Makey, Stop Motion Animation, Green Screen Technology and Puppet Movie Making. Student projects are exhibited during Open House sessions.
In Visual Arts the students are inspired and challenged to create artworks using a range of art techniques and a variety of media and materials. Students build an appreciation of Art by creating individual and collaborative artworks that are inspired by famous artists from various periods in history or a range of cultures.
In Performing Arts, the students explore themselves and their environment through dramatic play. This program builds confidence in public speaking and script writing and encourages the development of self-esteem and cooperation.