Tairangi School Procedure Statement

THE ARTS        NAG 1 Curriculum

The following procedures are to be followed by the school:

  1. We believe the Arts are a powerful form of personal, social and cultural expression.  Therefore our Arts programme will stimulate student imagination, thinking and understanding.  Through the Arts students will create ideas and images that reflect, communicate and change their views of the world.
  2. Our school programme will enable Students to develop literacy in each discipline of the Arts as they:
  1. Students will:
  1. Programmes in the Arts disciplines will provide learning opportunities in each of the four strands.  The overlapping nature of the strand encourages integrated planning and ensures that, in a given project or unit of work, students will generally learn in more than one strand at a time.  Also, at certain times, selected strands may receive more or less emphasis, depending on the ages and learning needs of students.

The Arts in the New Zealand Curriculum will be used to plan all Arts programmes.  Teachers will ensure there is a balance of all four disciplines.

File:arts1.doc         Procedure Statement -  The Arts