Christ King Girls' Secondary School

Art

09-February-18

‘Art education teaches a specific set of thinking skills not adequately addressed elsewhere in the curriculum.’

Christ King has a vibrant and busy Art department with three dedicated Art Rooms.

Junior Cycle

The mission of the Art department is the learning and practice of the various stages and processes of Art, Craft and Design. It aims to develop the student in holistic way encouraging and nurturing creativity, self-expression, social awareness, initiative, perseverance, sensibility and self-reliance.

Art is offered as an option for Junior Cycle in Christ King. The course offers the student a broad range of skills for example: drawing, painting, graphic design, printmaking, sculpture, modelling, construction, pottery, ceramics, animation, photography and computer graphics. For more information on Junior Certificate specification please https://www.curriculumonline.ie/Junior-cycle/Junior-Cycle-Subjects/Art,-Craft-Design

In third year, Junior cycle students studying Art will complete a personal project beginning in October and ending in May (75%). They also sit a practical exam in May which consists of drawing from found objects and human forms(25%).

Senior Cycle

Art is offered as an option for Senior cycle. It is a broad course offering multiple opportunities to express artistic abilities through a range of disciplines. The course consist of four sections: Craft/Design, Still Life/Imaginative Composition, Life Drawing(62.5%) and Art History(37.5%).

Please Note: The new syllabus for Senior cycle has been revised by NCCA. A date has not yet been given for implementation but it is expected in the near future.

Events
Sep
28 2018
1st Year Outdoor Pursuits
Oct
01 2018
School Holiday
Oct
04 2018
Open Night 2018
Oct
16 2018
6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting
20-Sep-2018
On Thursday 20th September, Jacinta Kitt, renowned author, lecturer and researcher visited the school to present to staff.
20-Sep-2018
Congratulations to TY student Nicole Marinos who is one of our Science superstars!
14-Sep-2018
Past pupil, Saoirse Noonan, who is part of the Cork Ladies Football Squad visited Christ King today ahead of Sundays All-Ireland Final.
13-Sep-2018
We would like to congratulate all of our students who received their Junior Certificate results yesterday. The results were excellent and we are so proud of all of our students. Well done to all the students for their hard work and committment.
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Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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