Greetings to you, all newly posted-in teachers and school leader. This presentation aims to give you an overview of our Aesthetics Department , and a slightly more insight of our Music Curriculum . You will also be going / have gone through another presentation on Visual Art, prepared by our LH (Visual Art), Mr. Rahmat. Thus, this presentation will not provide in-depth details on the programmes of Visual Art.
Introducing our Department teachers…
HOD Aesthetics (Covering) – Tiffany Chong (AM Session) LH Visual Art (Covering) – Rahmat B Muhammad (AM Session) SH Music (Covering) – Tan Keng Hong (AM Session) SH Aesthetics (Covering) – Ruth Zheng (PM Session) Committee Members include: Ms. Tiara (Drama specialisation) Ms. Oon Yuan Lin (Music Coordinator) Ms. Wanna Goh (Music) Mrs. Huang (Music) Ms. Phang Bi Yun (Visual Art specialisation) Ms. Ooi Guat Lan (Art) Ms. Oh Meiling (Art) Ms. Sohrah (Art)
These are the goals we had in mind when we plan our aesthetics programmes and projects.
We aim to expose all Canberrians to Arts through arts experiences and enrich those who have the potential so that they would have the opportunity to realise their talents.
Our PAL programme caters to P1 and P2 pupils. The pupils will come to school at 10am on their stipulated PAL day instead of the usual 12.30pm. Visual Art – 4 sessions Dance – 8 sessions Music – 8 sessions Besides engaging in arts activities, we also have PAL (PE) programme which introduces Wu-Shu and Gymnastics.
Within our Canberra Arts Curriculum, we have visual art, music and drama lessons. For Visual Art curriculum, it will be presented to you in another presentation. Drama in curriculum is offered to all P1 – P2 pupils. We will looking into the possibilities of extending it to the upper Primary levels in 2012. With collaboration with the EL department, it would be an exciting year for drama- enthusiasts in 2012. This table shows an overview of our Music Curriculum.
Pupils will receive an overall music grade at the end of each year. The overall music grade comprises of different components as listed in the table. It includes the different aspects of music learning: performing, listening, concepts, creating and appreciating.
Primary 1 and 2 – Handchimes (2012: new programme); Percussion (2011 and before) Primary 3 – Ukulele Primary 4 and 5 - Recorder
CPS Aesthetics Department 2011-12
AESTHETICS @ Canberra Primary School Presented to you by Tiffany Chong
Every child to LOVE and APPRECIATE ARTS through CREATIVE EXPRESSION and LIFE-LONG INVOVLVEMENT Philosophy AWAKENING THE ARTS WITHIN
Develop awareness of and appreciation for arts of various cultures Develop ability for creative expression through visual and performing arts Provide the basis to develop an informed and life-long involvement in arts
Each music class is transformed into an INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE . Pupils PERFORM during level performance day to showcase their musicianship. TEAMWORK, CONFIDENCE and MUSICALITY are developed in the pupils.
Pupils are equipped with the knowledge and skills of MUSIC-MAKING PROCESS . It provides a more HOLISTIC, INSIGHTFUL and INTERACTIVE music learning experience Pupils compose and arrange music, displaying their CREATIVITY and PASSION in music.
Canberra Primary is proud to have a Biannual School Musical @ The Republic Cultural Centre . 2007: Tree of Life 2009: Canberra Goes Musical 2011: Dare to Dream
Pupils’ talents was showcased through singing , acting as well as dancing . All our hardwork was paid off when we saw the audience smile, laugh and cry with us. We hope to share the Canberra spirit with the rest of world and ignite the arts within everyone .