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Music

Course overview

Classroom music at Shailer Park State High School covers a range of styles and genres from Elvis to Madonna as well as the Classics and Jazz. Students have the opportunity to create their own compositions using iPads, perform some of music’s greatest hits and explore musical elements while improving their overall musical knowledge. Music is offered to grades 7–12.

Student playing a piano Student playing a guitar 

Music Year 11 and 12

Course outline

There are three (3) areas of study within Music. The areas are Analysis, Composing and Performance. Units studied over the course are:

  • Don’t stop the music
  • Film music
  • Traditional innovations
  • Music in advertising
  • Music theatre
  • Independent topic.

Visual Arts

Visual Arts Year 11 and 12

Course outline

The core of Senior Art is Visual Studies that is an in-depth study of visual art concepts. Developing, researching and resolving are central to all work undertaken in Art. The elective areas listed are studied in conjunction with Visual Studies:

Student painting Student painting

  • Ceramics
  • Costume and Stage
  • Design
  • Drawing
  • Electronic Imaging
  • Environmental Design
  • Fibre Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Installation
  • Painting
  • Performance Artspan
  • Photographic Art
  • Printmaking
  • Product Design
  • Sculpture
  • Video and Film

Dance

Dance Year 11 and 12

Course outline

Units of study include:

  • CPA: Vital Dance Ingredients
  • Dance Now – Wow
  • Breaking away from Ballet – Duncan, Graham…and Chunky Move
  • All That Jazz
  • Stars and Sequins
  • An Australian Approach – Sietsma and Murphy
  • Dancing Stories from the Soul – Ailey and Page
  • The choice is Yours.

Drama

Drama Year 11 and 12

Course outline

Units of study include:

  • Unit 1: The Stories that Define Us
  • Unit 2: Actions Speak Louder than Words
  • Unit 3: Our Heritage
  • Unit 4: The Masks We Wear
  • Unit 5: Our changing world; Illusion versus Reality
  • Unit 6: Our Home
  • Unit 7: The Audition.

 

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Last reviewed 22 May 2019
Last updated 22 May 2019