Creative arts is mandatory for students from Kindergarten to Year 6.
In creative arts, students discover a variety of art forms through a study of dance, drama, music and visual arts where they learn to appreciate, compose, listen, make and perform.
Each art form has its own unique knowledge and skills, elements or concepts as well as a capacity to inspire and enrich lives.
Our students engage in a range of creative arts activities as part of the syllabus supporting their development of skills and knowledge in;
- Visual Arts
In addition to this, there are many co curricular and extra curricular activities available for our students.
Queanbeyan District Arts Festival
Students in Years 3-6 have the opportunity to participate in the annual Queanbeyan District Arts Festival. This event provides a unique performance opportunity for students to showcase their skills.
Gundaroo Public School has the Music Bus visit weekly. The mobile music classroom offers lessons in keyboard, guitar, singing and drums.
For more information visit http://www.themusicbus.com.au/find-your-school/gundaroo-public-school
After a brief hiatus, the choir is back at Gundaroo Public School. Our school choir consists of children in years 3-6 and is voluntary. Throughout rehearsal and performances, students experience of range of styles of music. Students learn about correct breathing, intonation, pitch, harmony and unison. We have a variety of performance opportunities for Choir students including: ANZAC Ceremony, The Queanbeyan District Choral Festival, and the Queanbeyan District Performing Arts as well as other special events.
Gundaroo regularly have performances from the wonderful Musica Viva In Schools program.
Throughout these performances and the learning programs implemented in the lead up, the students explore a variety of quality live music. Musica Viva performers are some of the best small ensembles Australia has to offer with dynamic, accessible and culturally diverse groups that perform a wide variety of musical styles.
Amplify is an online music program that uses modern music to deliver engaging music lessons.
Juni Myers Music
Private tuition is available for students wishing to extend their skills playing a variety of instruments.
Footsteps specialises in curriculum, age-based movement programs for Foundation/Year 0 to Year 12 students. We deliver engaging and relevant dance and drama programs which have been developed around the National Curriculum's of Australia and New Zealand. Our programs develop students' social skills, confidence, fitness levels, creativity, expressive skills and coordination, ensuring we provide a safe, positive and stimulating environment for all students!