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Five Islands Secondary College

Five Islands Secondary College

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Creative Arts

We offer courses in Ceramics, Visual Arts, Visual Design and Photography.


In this course students learn aspects of digital photography including camera operation, lighting, composition, printing and the theory behind the photographic process. It is both a practical and a theory based course where students develop skills to communicate ideas through photography and to produce a portfolio of works. 

Visual arts

Visual Arts involves students in the practices of art making, art criticism and art history. Students will produce a portfolio of two and three dimensional artworks from a variety of media including Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics and Photography. This course is intended for students with an interest in the Visual Arts and for the student who wishes to develop their artistic skills for further education and career options.


Ceramics is the art and technology of forming, firing and glazing clay to make a wide variety of objects and artworks such as plates, bowls and drinking vessels, sculpture and decorative wall surfaces. In this course students will learn ceramic skills through practical work and artist studies.