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The arts

students playing music

​The arts program at Carina State School involves a specialist music program and classroom delivery of visual and performing arts strands. These programs are based on the Studies Authority Syllabuses for the Arts. During the year Carina State School hosts a number of events celebrating ‘The arts’. These change from year to year but can include: Music aViva, Raw Art, Arts Council, Footsteps dance program, Art exhibition and whole-school drama musicals.

Benefits of music education

  • broadens musical, intellectual and cultural horizons
  • fosters self-esteem, confidence and a positive outlook
  • endorses the pursuit of excellence
  • focuses on participation and performance in an environment of co-operation and teamwork
  • encourages mutual respect and tolerance
  • stimulates intellectual growth
  • caters for differences in learning styles, opening avenues that students may not access otherwise
  • develops memory and demands accuracy and persistence.