Introduction

The study of art provides students with the opportunity to give meanings to experiences by expressing their views and feelings in visual and tactile forms. The direct experience of the practical and theoretical aspects of provides students with a fuller understanding of the role of art in the development of mankind.

Art encourages and fosters creative, critical and analytical thinking, sensitivity, and powers of observation result, particular enjoyment and aesthetic pleasure are experienced and self-confidence is engendered.

This syllabus has been designed to combined the necessary breath and depth of study with choice to accomodate a wide range abilities and the resources. The students working in this syllabus recognises growing importance of thinking skills and information technology and encourages the uses of these discipline to deliver a balanced curriculum.