The Arts

Our school is committed to providing a vibrant and expressive Arts program for all students. Participation in the Arts stimulates the child’s imagination, opens them to new possibilities and encourages creative problem-solving. The Arts fosters self-expression, confidence and creativity while improving overall academic performance.

The Arts program at Castlemaine North includes:

  • Weekly class Music lessons which develop children’s singing, playing, listening, moving and creating skills
  • Weekly Art lessons which provide opportunities for students to creatively express themselves through a variety of media, with experiences in painting, drawing, threads and textiles, modelling, construction, printing and collag
  • Choral program
  • Multi-instrumental  Grade 5/6 band
  • Grade 3/4 recorder ensemble
  • Circus program
  • Opportunity to play Indonesian gamelan and angklung instruments
  • Community performance opportunities
  • Instrumental tutor program – violin, cello, woodwind, clarinet, piano, guitar & drums
  • School concert
  • Arts Week

Contact Details for Instrumental Music Tutors

Violin – Emma Wade – wademanchester@yahoo.com.au

Cello – Sam Goble – samgoble@internode.on.net

Guitar and Drums – Jared Brentnall – jaredbrentnall@gmail.com

Piano and Keyboard – Carl Pannuzzo – carl.pannuzzo@gmail.com

Woodwind – Sarah McDonald – sarahmcdonald0101@gmail.com