Visual Art aims to provide students with knowledge skills and a sense of the aesthetic. Through practical engagement in the area of Art Craft and Design students will develop self confidence inquisitiveness, imagination and creativity. Students will learn the skills needed to bring an idea to realisation and to respond , understand, analyse and evaluate their own work and the work of others. Leaving Certificate Art Visual Studies aspires to extend the range and quality of students artistic and educational experience through engagement with the learning opportunities in the new Art specification. Art is a process through which learners research, create and respond. The learners will be empowered to reflect and make connections across their learning in senior cycle. Visual studies will further contribute to the diverse roles of Art craft and Design in historical and contemporary societies. Reflective practices will allow the learner to build on their knowledge and develop a capacity for critical and analytical thinking. The work created in the Art Room varies from individual pieces to large scale group projects used to enhance our school environment . Students have the option to study Visual Art at junior cycle and Art Visual Studies at leaving certificate where each learner is unique and will be enabled to develop their own skill set in a personal way.
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