Expressing Creativity and Infinite Imagination
Performing Art and Visual Art related creative activities are some of the building blocks of a child’s development. The art curriculum is not extra- curricular, but integral to the academic experience of the students.
Developmental Positives of Art
Develops Motor Skills
Language Development: Students use descriptive words to discuss their own creations or to talk about what feelings are elicited in performing them.
Decision Making: Art education strengthens problem-solving and critical-thinking skills by exploring new ideas.
Visual Learning: Develops visual-spatial skills.
Inventiveness: Encouraging expressing and taking risks in creating art, students develop a sense of innovation that will be important in their adult lives.
Cultural Awareness: Teaching students to recognize and value others’ choices is important as we live in an increasingly diverse society.
Improves Academic Performance
Visual Art at GJR comprises everything from standard studio offerings in drawing, painting, ceramics, and woodworking to work in photography, digital media, and design. Primary school’s thematic mural to expressing key social issues or developing a portfolio of self-directed work at Senior level, the importance of art as active vertical of school curriculum is displayed.
Performing arts includes all aspects of Dance, Music and Drama (Theatre). All the forms include artistic perception and creative expression. Students perceive and respond, using the elements of dance, music and theatre. They demonstrate movement skills, process sensory information, and describe movement and sound, using the specific vocabulary.
With the help of faculty and experts, students learn to Create, Perform, and Participate in Musical events. Senior Students apply processes and skills in acting, directing, designing, and scriptwriting to create formal and informal theatre, film/videos, and electronic media productions and to perform in them.
Students apply what they learn in dance, music and theatre to learning across subject areas. By Senior School students learn to use dance structures, musical forms, theatrical elements, and technology to create original works.