Christ King Girls' Secondary School

Art

‘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
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31-May-2019
Important Information for Junior Cycle and Leaving Cert students in relation to State Exam online marking for 2019...
24-May-2019
Congratulations to our Leaving Cert Class of 2019 who graduated on Thursday. A beautiful Mass in Christ King Church was attended by all students, parents and teachers.
24-May-2019
Junior Cert students enjoying their end of year PE trip. Bowling was the order of the day with the focus on #fun #friends #teamwork. Thank you PE depart. for keeping us focused on positive physical activity before the exams.
24-May-2019
On Wednesday May 22nd, the Christ King School community gathered together in the school hall to recognise students who had achieved and excelled academically, on the sporting field and across a wide range of different areas.
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Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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