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.