Creative and Performing Arts
This Faculty is committed to the development of the practical and conceptual skills which can enrich life through the arts.
The CAPA courses offered at Gosford High are Music, Drama, Visual Arts, Photographic and Digital Media, and Visual Design.
Music and Visual Arts are mandatory in Stage 4 (Years 7 and 8) at our school.
As electives in Stage 5 (Years 9 and 10), we offer Music, Drama, Visual Arts, Photographic and Digital Media and Visual Design.
In the senior school Stage 6 (Years 11 and 12), Music, Drama and Visual Arts are available as electives. It is not a prerequisite in the Stage 6 courses to have studied Music, Drama or Visual Arts at Stage 5.
HSC students in these courses are regularly sucessful in nominations for exemplary HSC artworks and performances, presented in Art Express, Encore and OnStage.
Our programs are designed specifically for gifted and talented students.
We offer many extra-curricula opportunities for these talented students in the Creative and Performing Arts. Students can represent the school in; Mindplay, School Spectacular, Showcase, Starstruck, Youth and Performing Arts, State Drama and Music camps, Hospital Interaction Program, Central Vision Exhibition to name a few.
A full-school musical is also performed every second year.