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
Dec
04 2018
2nd year Parent Teacher meeting
Dec
13 2018
School closure: JCT Cluster Day
13-Nov-2018
Buy your tickets online for the upcoming musical, I have a Dream, which will be performed by Transition Year students.
21-Oct-2018
We look forward to Wellbeing Week will take place from 22 - 26th October.
04-Oct-2018
Well done to Medisa Khajavi, TY3 who participated in Culture Night as part of her Climate Ambassador Programme.
25-Sep-2018
Today we celebrated our Opening School Mass in Christ King Church.
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Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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