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Students learn to read and write musical notation and understand the basic rudiments of music.
Students learn about instruments of the Orchestra in Year 7 and Maori music in Year 8. They learn through discussion, written tasks, research and listening exercises.
Students are taught basic keyboard skills and how to put their music theory knowledge into practice by reading notation.
Students are taught basic guitar skills and how to perform songs using chords (Year 7) and tablature (Year 8).
Students develop practical skills through the exploration of a variety of art materials, tools and techniques. Students apply learnt knowledge of art elements and processes to make images and objects.
Students generate ideas in response to a variety of motivations. Imagination and invention with materials is used to develop ideas further.
Students use pencil mark making skills to make observational drawings showing shape, form, texture and pattern.
Students create an oil pastel landscape developed from images from Shakespear Park. They are asked to use a variety of mark making techniques to depict different landscape features and blend colours.
Students develop compositions from animal skin texture drawings. They use colour paper to refine their designs.