Head of Learning
Mr Peter Gray
Email | Peter.Gray2@education.wa.edu.au
The Arts and Technologies
The Arts and Technologies Learning Area incorporates an extensive range of practical and engaging courses for all students at North Albany Senior High School. Students can choose from courses offered in
Our experienced teaching staff, provide meaningful learning experiences to assist students in the development of skills and knowledge for both the present and the future.
The Arts includes courses in Art, Drama, Music and Media Arts.
The Arts have the capacity to engage, inspire and enrich all students, exciting the imagination and encouraging them to reach their creative and expressive potential. The Arts courses provide opportunities for students to learn how to create, design, represent, communicate and share their imagined and conceptual ideas, emotions, observations and experiences.
In the Arts, students acquire knowledge, skills and understanding specific to the Arts courses and develop a critical understanding that informs decision making and aesthetic choices. They learn to express their ideas, thoughts and opinions as they discover and interpret the world. Students develop their Arts knowledge through a growing comprehension of the distinct and related languages, symbols, techniques, processes and skills as well as providing students with opportunities to engage with creative industries and arts professionals.
Technologies include courses in Digital Technologies and Design Technologies.
Technologies ensure that all students benefit from learning about and working with traditional, contemporary and emerging technologies that shape the world in which we live. Courses encourage students to apply their knowledge and practical skills and processes when using technologies and other resources to create innovative solutions, independently and collaboratively, that meet current and future needs.
The practical nature of the Technologies learning area engages students in critical and creative thinking, including understanding interrelationships in systems when solving complex problems.