10 Core Art (Half year course)

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms T. Farrant

Year 10 Core Art includes learning through observational drawing, processes using wet and dry media, collage, printmaking and painting. Research themes in this year include personal whakapapa, New Zealand history and legends and using current issues to inform artworks.

The half year course will provide the foundation needed for Year 11 Visual Art and/or Art Photography.
From Year 11 Art students can continue with NCEA Level 2 & 3 Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking and Design.

Course Overview

Semester A
"Maunagawhau Matters"
PLACE, Person, Politics
Painting and Intaglio Printmaking, Whakairo and Weaving

"A Walk of Art"
Large Scale, Site-specific installation

Semester B
"Maunagawhau Matters"
PLACE, Person, Politics
Painting and Intaglio Printmaking

Collage, Painting


In Year 10 Art Core, half year, you will work through an exciting range of drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture artworks.
This course is a foundation course for Year 11 Visual and Photography.

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We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.